DESIGN ENGINEER

Job Description

This is the chance for an ambitious Design Engineer to join a respected and long-established market leading business, supplying products and services to the rail industry (rail industry experience isn’t essential). They are part of a large group, who are established worldwide.

Design Engineer Hours and Benefits

  • Monday to Friday, 8:15am – 4pm (only 36.25 hours per week)
  • 33 days holiday, including bank holidays
  • Full training will be given
  • Excellent opportunities for career progression, with a management role in two years

This Design Engineer Role is commutable From: Romford, Grays, Dagenham, Brentwood, Gravesend, Dartford

The Design Engineer Role

Whilst principally mechanical in nature, the company products incorporate a wide range of technologies including integrated electrical and electronic components. 

They are looking for a technically competent, highly motivated Design Engineer, with a broad skillset to join their professional team of engineers and technicians. 

The successful candidate will become a core member of the team with the opportunity to make a real impact. You will have the opportunity to see designs through to manufacture, from initial concept through prototyping and testing to full release.

Candidate Requirements

  • Mechanical Engineering Qualification (Degree or HND or similar)
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a related design capacity
  • 2D and 3D CAD Software Experience (Solidworks preferred but not essential)
  • Experience designing products with integrated electronic and electrical sub systems would be advantageous
  • Ability to perform Engineering Calculations
  • Work well independently and as a team member
  • Railway background (desirable but not essential)

Design Engineer Key Responsibilities

  • The Design Engineer will support the Engineering & Innovation Manager in the development of products and services.
  • Support the product development process through the creation of design documents including CAD drawings, bills of materials, engineering calculations, test reports etc.
  • Getting involved in the assembly and testing of new designs both in-house and on-site.
  • Liaising with internal and external stakeholders to assess performance, cost, and manufacturing feasibility of potential new designs.
  • Support the Technical Sales Manager in promoting and selling of products. Assist with installation of monitoring systems in the field.
  • The Design Engineer will provide advice and instruction to external stakeholders on the installation, operation and maintenance of products and systems.
  • Ensure continued compliance with company quality, safety and environmental policies.

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

SIMILAR JOBS

 

This is a great opportunity for a heavy equipment / machine design experienced Design Engineer to join a global manufacturer, who are part of a multi-billion-dollar group.

They are in a period of sustained growth as a business, which this role is part of. The business offers a friendly working environment, along with excellent employee benefits. 

Design Engineer Salary, Hours and Benefits

  • Salary, £28,000 - £29,500, dependant on experience
  • 37.5 hours, Monday – Friday, Early finish, every Friday
  • The opportunity to work within a global organisation
  • 33 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Managed Occupational Health service
  • Retail shopping discount programme
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Bike to Work scheme
  • SMART pension

Commutable From: Leicester, Derby, Nottingham, Burton upon Trent, Coventry, Tamworth

Design Engineer Candidate Requirements

  • Degree or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering 
  • At least 3 years’ experience in heavy equipment / machinery design
  • Good 3D CAD skills (preferably Pro Engineer/CREO).
  • Experience of Finite Element Analysis is desirable
  • Experience / working knowledge of one or more of the following:-
  • Metallurgy
  • Welding
  • Casting Methods
  • Good presentation and interpersonal skills

Key Responsibilities

Reporting to the Lead Engineer, you will be responsible for the following; 

  • The Design Engineer will support the Group Quality Council process to identify and resolve problems raised at the root cause quickly and effectively and manage engineering change process.
  • Work with teams across models to produce full manufacturing specification package including Engineering BOMs and Drawings.
  • Follow Group standards in the areas of FMEA, DFM, prototype development and field testing, follow Group engineering standards and associated IT systems, to ensure effective global management of released engineering data.
  • The Design Engineer will reduce manufacturing cost through improved design and consultation with the production department, purchasing and suppliers.
  • Develop an expertise across the range of machines to provide support to the manufacturing business. 
  • Support NPPD teams as required with a range of tasks from detail drawings to the structural analysis and optimisation.
  • Ensure current products meet standards and performance levels specified for safety, function and reliability
  • Support the global after sales teams where technical input is required. Investigate and address Customer Complaints in a timely manner where identified / allocated by internal systems or engineering manager.

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

 

A well-known British manufacturer with a strong history for offering its customers high quality and innovative products, are now looking to expand their Development Team.

Development Technical Package

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

Development Technician Duties

The position will part of a team of technical and development specialists that are focused on achieving an increased market share for the business, through innovation and by return through cost effective and timely development of innovative new products which comply with National and International Standards

Responsibilities

  • Capable of developing a broad range of products, (the focus now being the development of electric appliances)
  • Capable of setting up and monitoring tests, preparing models for submission to the appropriate test authority.
  • Develop in conjunction with the project teams and Development engineers, electrical systems and other fuel types such as gas>
  • Interpret marketing briefs into tangible product that can be manufactured within the business capabilities.
  • Develop new products in line with best practice and a number of National / International Standards, including BSEN9001 and BSEN14001

Development Technician Requirements

  • A formal qualification in engineering -  HND/HNC, ideally Electrical or Mechanical biased
  • Some recent relevant industry experience in dealing with electrical circuit diagrams and LV power.
  • 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

 

Design Contractor. Outside IR35, 3 - 6 Months Duraction with Remote Working 

Are you an experienced Industrial or Product Designer with strong Surfacing skills?

Have you had recent surfacing experience of using NX or Creo?

Have your recent projects included surfacing complex and curved surfaces? 

We are working with a creative and innovative Product Design Company, who require urgent surfacing support for a 2022 project. 
The project will be working with and supported by an in-house Design Team who have already achieved the Concept and DFM aspect of the product.

The position requires a Contractor / Consultant with their own Seat / Software – either NX or Creo 

The duration of the project is likely to be 3 months for Phase 1 and extend to a further 3 months for Phase 2.

All applying applicants should be willing to attend weekly meetings and day long stays on site, in the M5 Corridor / Gloucestershire area. 

Design Contractor - Benefits

  • £40 Per Hour Ltd 
  • Remote Working 
  • 3 – 6 Months 
  • Interesting Product Project 
  • Team Support 

Commutable from Bristol, Cheltenham, Worcester, Stratford Upon Avon, Swindon

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

 

This is a good opportunity for an experienced Production Operative to join a respected and long-established market leading business, supplying specialist products and services. They are part of a large group, who are established worldwide.

This is a multi-skilled Production Operative position, and the purpose and responsibilities will vary according to the department in which you are working. Full training will be provided.

Production Operative, Salary, Hours and Benefits

  • £27,000 - £28,000
  • Monday to Friday, 8:15am – 4pm (only 36.25 hours per week)
  • 33 days holiday, including bank holidays
  • Full training will be given
  • Excellent opportunities for career progression, with a management role in two years

Commutable From: Romford, Grays, Dagenham, Brentwood, Gravesend, Dartford

Key Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • The Production Operative will have an acceptable level of education – literate and numerate.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Forklift Truck Licence would be an advantage but not essential.
  • Able to work closely in a small team and to tight deadlines.
  • Be flexible for overtime when required.

Key Responsibilities (Stores)

  • Arrange customer orders.
  • Loading/unloading lorries.
  • Cleaning and running sand press.
  • Check all incoming deliveries against consignment notes.
  • Place stock away to designated areas.
  • Liaise with QC regarding release of goods for sale.
  • Prepare mould packaging.

Essential Duties (Production)

  • Manufacture of pre-formed moulds and associated products.
  • The Production Operative will produce appropriate mixes for daily production.
  • Conduct in process checks of production as per QC procedures.
  • Packing of days production.
  • Processing and packaging of raw materials.
  • Assessment of requirements for pattern maintenance.
  • Start up and shut down of ovens and conveyors.

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Manufacturing, Production & Quality Recruitment Support since 1994