DESIGN ENGINEER

Job Description

DESIGN ENGINEER

We have a great opportunity for a Design Engineer to join a busy and growing engineering team in the South Staffordshire area working within sustainable technology and materials.

The existing team are currently working on a range of projects for the Automotive and Commercial Vehicle sectors, and each of their projects is worked on a bespoke basis, from concept and approval, through to final release for manufacture.  

Benefits:

  • £30,000 - £33,000 
  • Pension 
  • 32 Days Holidays (Including Bank Hols) 
  • 37.5 Hr Weeks
  • Overtime 
  • Project ownership 
  • Early finish on Fridays 

The Design Engineer will be part of a small team of designers who will often work independently on individual projects for customers across the globe. 

The projects will vary but will often require design for manufacture and the creation of design modifications and changes to meet the customers design, cost or purpose demands. 

All work will be carried out using 3D CAD (Solidworks) and the position will need the CAD expertise to carry out 3D modelling and assembly drawings on a daily basis. 

Project update and presentations with internal and sometimes external managers and customers will be a regular part of the role, along with strong communication with the company’s internal manufacturing and production teams. 

The position will also be part of the company’s design capability growth plans, for future offerings to customers, so mentoring, personal development and technology update training will also be a regular part of the role. 

The right applicant for the Design Engineer will be:

  • Degree qualified in either Product or Mechanical Design 
  • Strong 3D CAD skills – (Solidworks)
  • Good exposure of Design for Manufacture principles 
  • Good exposure of Fabrications, Enclosures & Component Design 
  • Strong Communication skills 
  • Good Project Engineering abilities 
  • 2 – 3 Years Industry experience 

This is a great opportunity to become part of a busy and dynamic team, where projects are varied and offer different design challenges. 

This Design Engineer role is commutable from Tamworth, Lichfield, Leicester, Birmingham, Derby, Leicester, Burton

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Design, R&D & Projects Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

SIMILAR JOBS

 

This is an opportunity for an ambitious Design Engineer to join a growing and expanding business. The business is a supplier of quality systems for large engineering projects across a number of sectors. They work on systems within the power generation sector from hydroelectric power stations to critical plant within the nuclear industry. They also create systems to aid flood defence and fail-safe systems to combat the potential effects of natural disasters within cities.

Full product training will be given to the Design Engineer for this role. They design and manufacture complete hydraulic systems using Solidworks including Power Units, actuators and accumulators through to installation, commissioning and servicing.

Design Engineer Package

  • £25,000 - £30,000 dependant skill set and experience
  • 8.00am - 16.30pm Mon-Thurs, 8.00am - 15.30pm Fridays
  • 33 days holiday

Commutable From: Stafford, Uttoxeter, Stoke on Trent, Crewe, Leek, Congleton

Design Engineer Specification

  • The Design Engineer will have 3D CAD proficiency in producing quality detailed engineering drawings (Solidworks preferable)
  • HNC or equivalent in engineering is preferred, but isn’t essential
  • Knowledge or Hydraulic or Pneumatic Systems advantageous
  • Mechanical, Production or relevant Engineering background
  • Attention to detail
  • Self-Starter
  • Excellent time management skills, able to balance priorities of multiple projects
  • Knowledge of a wide range of manufacturing techniques

Design Engineer Key Responsibilities

  • Developing and designing Hydraulic Schematics, General arrangements, Actuators and Manifolds
  • Production of Bills of Materials
  • Liaising with customers to refine requirement and design parameters
  • Working on projects from original concept to complete manufacture

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Design, R&D & Projects Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

Development Technician – Electronics 

A global supplier of Electronic Devices to a myriad of industry sectors, is looking to add a new member to its Customer Application Support Team.

The company have seen fantastic growth in revenue, customer base size and new products over the last 5 years and are continually looking at ways to improve the service they can offer their new and existing customers. 

Development Technician Package 

  • £25,000
  • Pension 
  • Quarterly Bonus 
  • Sick pay - Benefit
  • 33 Days Holidays (Inc Bank Hols) 
  • Overtime 

Development Technician Duties 

The position will part of the Application Support Team that is tasked to offer immediate face to face and online technical support to key customers. Dealing with technical faults and issues and advising on the best technology and products that would suit best the need of the customer. 

The role will be directly involved in identifying technical issues and problem solving and providing technical solutions that would involve liaison with the internal R&D and Operations Teams. 

Responsibilities

  • Capable of developing and testing broad range of products, (the focus being on Electrical and Electronic Componentry) 
  • Capable of conducting bench work fault finding procedures down to PCB board level. 
  • Develop solutions in conjunction with the project team and Design Engineers, (electronic upgrades and solutions to existing models)
  • Interpret technical problem reports and identify faults and issues in a speedily manner. 
  • Develop new products in line with best practice and a number of National / International Standards.

Development Technician Requirements

  • A formal qualification in engineering - Degree / HND / HNC, ideally Electronic or Mechanical biased
  • Some recent relevant industry experience in dealing with Electronic Hardware 
  • Ability to work effectively on their own or part of a project team.
  • Possess good analytical skills and be proficient in Microsoft applications, Word, Excel.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritise their workload and meet deadlines.

This is a great opportunity to join a busy multi-site UK organisation, where career growth and progression are on offer.

Commutable from Telford, Wolverhampton, Stafford, Newport, Cannock, Stone, Lichfield

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Design, R&D & Projects Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

Systems Architect 

We are looking to recruit a Systems Architect with a strong Software and Hardware background to join a small Consultancy, who are looking to develop an innovative product that incorporates complex electronics and embedded designs. 

This will involve project managing and developing new products, from concept to realisation and planning and defining the correct pathway to assist in the effective way to introduce NPD projects quickly.

Systems Architect – Benefits 

  • £50,000 - £55,000
  • Pension 
  • Healthcare 
  • 10% Bonus 
  • 33 Days Holidays (Inc Bank Hols)
  • Early Finish on Fridays 
  • Part Remote Working

Systems Architect Role

The role will involve managing and defining an exciting new product development project, defining the systems and technology used, and seeing an entire project through to completion. The role will also define the systems architecture for new products and define the software and hardware technology used for new products development projects. Overseeing product development on key projects, whilst managing the introduction of new technologies into the company. Defining engineering work packages and reviewing and maintaining work packages throughout a project.
 
Systems Architect Requirements

  • Degree or similar qualification in Electronics Engineering or comparable subject
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in a relevant field
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working as a Systems Architect or comparable role
  • Knowledge of embedded systems
  • Working knowledge of Agile development processes
  • Experience in a management position
  • Awareness of Industrial/Engineering production systems
  • Knowledge of industrial networks
  • Experience using system model software, ideally Enterprise Architect
  • Experience of developing new products in the functional safety field

This is a great opportunity to become part of a busy and dynamic team, where projects are varied and will often offer different design challenges.

Commutable from Wolverhampton, Telford, Birmingham, Stourbridge, Dudley, Stafford, Shrewsbury, Lichfield, Coventry

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Design, R&D & Projects Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

Client is a Made in Britain company, with many, many years of history behind them. They continue to lead and innovate in their industry, due to being part of the corporation who are the leading global provider in their industry. 

Senior Development Engineer Salary: £51,000, 39 hours per week

Commutable From: Coventry, Solihull, Redditch, Rugby, Banbury, Daventry

Role Overview

  • The test development engineer team is a support team in the Product Development department. The senior development engineer role is running quality assurance tests on New Product Integration & for continual improvement of current products, as well as taking technical lead for electronics, legislation and providing guidance / direction to the development engineers.
  • This is a hands-on testing role of prototypes and production products. Feedback and analysis from the products tested are required to continually improve the design with the Product Development team.
  • Reporting to the Process Leader in Product Development, this role focuses on the ability to manage, create and implement practical innovative and cost-effective developments that enable the business to gain market share by the generation and release of new products.

This role has a direct impact on the business achieving increased market share and return through cost effective and timely development of innovative products which comply with National and International Standards.

Senior Development Engineer Candidate Requirements

  • Minimum qualification is a Degree in an Engineering Discipline with at least 5 years in an engineering / developmental role. 
  • Excellent communication skills in both the spoken and written form.
  • Be fully conversant with product development systems, materials, specifications and processes necessary for the generation and introduction of new products and features.
  • Having a proven capability that includes development of products and / or features (reflecting timing, financial & quality targets).
  • Possess good analytical skills and be proficient in Microsoft applications, Word, Excel. Ability to work effectively on your own or part of a project team.
  • Can analyse and compile testing data from the tests performed.
  • Self-motivation and the ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines. Flexibility and adaptability within a pressurised environment.

Key Responsibilities (but not limited to)

  • Managing and motivating a multi-disciplined project team that will deliver safe, reliable and cost-effective products and features from the conceptual stage to introduction. Managing, planning, costing and controlling a budget associated with a new or modified product or feature. 
  • Being a developmental lead and point of reference within the product development team capable of developing, analysing, interpreting and implementing solutions for new products, or to ensure resolution of any warranty or value analysis proposal.
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding and adherence to business processes and an awareness of ISO9001, ISO14001 and ISO18001. Develop new products in line with best practice and a number of National / International Standards. Also working to USA and other Regionally different Standards.
  • Writing and publishing detailed and comprehensive test reports internally and management of risk for the team
  • Produce both technical presentations and applied samples as and when required in support of sales for customer demonstration and information
  • To undertake or delegate product developments as necessary to ensure timely release of designs, drawings, specifications, etc, as appropriate in line with the project plans / business needs.
  • Maintain programmes throughout the NPI process. Be adept at drawing on internal knowledge as well as industry and/or academic resources in reaching testing conclusions.
  • Actively support test time reduction through Continuous Improvement principles and actively promote 5S principles within the test department.

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Design, R&D & Projects Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

Client is a Made in Britain company, with many, many years of history behind them. They continue to lead and innovate in their industry, due to being part of the corporation who are the leading global provider in their industry. 

Design Engineer Salary: £40,000

Commutable From: Coventry, Solihull, Redditch, Rugby, Banbury, Daventry

Role Function

The Design Engineer will form part of the product development team, reporting to the Technical Director. This role focuses on the ability to manage, create and implement practical innovative and cost-effective designs that enable the business to gain market share by the generation and release of new products.

Design Engineer Candidate Requirements

  • You will hold a minimum qualification of HNC in an Engineering Discipline with at least 5 years design related experience. 
  • Excellent communication skills in both the spoken and written form.
  • A capable experienced and ‘hands on’ Designer fully conversant with Solidworks and an associated Product Management System system, or similar.
  • Be fully conversant with Product Development systems, materials, specifications and processes necessary for the generation and introduction of new products and features.
  • Ability to effectively contribute to a project team, unafraid to challenge the norm.
  • Possess good analytical skills to formulate solutions and challenge assumptions
  • The Design Engineer will have self-motivation and the ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines.

Design Engineer Key Responsibilities

  • Managing and motivating a multi-disciplined project team that will deliver safe, reliable and cost-effective products and features from the conceptual stage to introduction.
  • Managing, planning, costing and controlling a budget associated with a new or modified product or feature. 
  • Alongside others be a pivotal part of the business design function proposing new and improved systems and business methodologies (whether these be CAD or business wide). 
  • Being a design lead and point of reference within the Product Development team capable of designing, analysing, interpreting and implementing solutions for new products, or to ensure resolution of any warranty or value analysis proposal.
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding and adherence to business processes and an awareness of ISO9001, ISO14001 and ISO18001.
  • To undertake or delegate product designs as necessary to ensure timely release designs, engineering drawings, CAD files, specifications, etc., as appropriate.

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Design, R&D & Projects Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

We are a well-respected employer within the heavy engineering sector and are seeking to recruit proven Pipe Fitter / Welder, to join our team. 

Pipe Fitter Welder Benefits: 

  • £26,000
  • Paid Overtime at Premium Rates
  • Enhanced Sick Pay Scheme
  • Company Pension
  • Genuine Support to enable you to continue your Academic Engineering journey into higher education. 

Duties of a Pipe Fitter Welder   

  • As a proven Pipe Fitter Welder you will be required to undertake both Installation and maintenance across our plant, which will require you to have experience of  soldered, screwed, flanged and crimped industrial pipework allied to also holding TIG and ideally Coded welding skills working with an array of materials.

Requirements of a Pipe Fitter Welder   

  • Ideally you will hold formal Apprenticeship, however must hold either a City & Guilds Level 2 or NVQ 2 Standard qualification in Pipe Fitting, Welding or Mechanical Engineering. 

This is a great opportunity to move your career into a straight day working role, with an early Friday finish, where you will not only gain an incredible benefits package, but also be secure in the knowledge that you will be in a stable working environment and classified as a Key Worker . 

The Maintenance Engineer role is commutable from Birmingham, Dudley, Smethwick, Wednesbury, West Bromwich & Oldbury

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Maintenance, Reliability & Service Recruitment Support since 1994

 

We are currently recruiting for a Maintenance Fitter for a company within the Heavy Engineering Industry that are extremely unique.

The company operate a day shift with working hours 7am – 3.30pm

Maintenance Fitter role and benefits:

  • £35,000
  • Refined contribution pension scheme, with up to 10% company contributions (if employee pays 5%)
  • 25 days holiday plus statutory Bank holidays
  • 3 x salary death in service cover (if joining the pension scheme)
  • Bonus Schemes
  • Employee Assistance Programme

Maintenance Fitter duties will include but not limited to:

  • The diagnosis, location, and rectification of all mechanical faults on site, including pneumatic, hydraulic systems 
  • Responding to emergency situations in a timely and effective manner 
  • Plan out work and display initiative and common sense 
  • Adhere to current Safe Systems of Work, lock off and permit to work procedures 
  • Carry out all tasks in accordance with company Quality systems, hygiene standards and safe working practices 

As a Maintenance Fitter, the company will require you to have an NVQ / City & Guilds in Mechanical Engineering or Apprentice trained. They will also look at talking too Maintenance Engineers or Mechanical Fitters for this role.

The role is commutable from Derby, Nottingham, Mansfield and Chesterfield.

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Maintenance, Reliability & Service Recruitment Support since 1994