Peter is a conscientious and methodical Senior Consultant, with over 18 years’ experience in specialist engineering recruitment.  Over the years he has created a strong portfolio of clients and candidates who are very happy to keep coming back to repeatedly use his expert services, due to his professional, focused and friendly approach. He is a specialist in Design, R&D and Project Recruitment and has a strong track record of finding engineers where there are skills shortages.  Having originally spent 11 years in Royal Navy’s Fleet Air Arm, has given Peter a strong interest and passion in engineering and how products are made and developed.

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Peter is a conscientious and methodical Senior Consultant, with over 18 years’ experience in specialist engineering recruitment.  Over the years he has created a strong portfolio of clients and candidates who are very happy to keep coming back to repeatedly use his expert services, due to his professional, focused and friendly approach. He is a specialist in Design, R&D and Project Recruitment and has a strong track record of finding engineers where there are skills shortages.  Having originally spent 11 years in Royal Navy’s Fleet Air Arm, has given Peter a strong interest and passion in engineering and how products are made and developed.

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Introduction:

Systems Development Engineer

A global facing engineering organisation who has a Northants based technical centre, is currently seeking a Systems Development Engineer to support their current product development programmes.

The position will support the production of the company’s product range with associated software, electrical and electronic tooling by hands on involvement through all stages of the product lifecycle. 

Duties will include:

  • Development and maintenance of the hardware and software for Production tools using Visual Basic and developing .NET software with languages such as C# and microcontroller compilers (MPLAB XC8/XC16/XC32 or any other).
  • Compilation and analysis of operational, test, and experimental data necessary for the design and integration of business systems using MySQL scripts (MariaDB or any other) and developing C# to MySQL interfaces.
  • Development of action plans to achieve short and long-range efficiency goals, selection of new production methods, designs of production fixtures, and methods to monitor efficiencies.
  • Provide effective interdepartmental support for the release of new tooling and the continuous improvement of the existing ones. Includes operator user manuals, training, report writing and repairing of electrical/electronic tools.
  • Research, design and development of manufacturing processes including production flow, assembly / welding / testing methods and general production equipment.
  • Networking with counterparts in other facilities (and external agencies) to leverage and share best practices (may require travel abroad).
  • Within Production Engineering team represent manufacturing to assist new / revised product introductions including product conformance to DFM criteria, operator and system goals, training and implementation evaluation (PRISM “S” gate deliverables (internal procedure)).
  • Detailed in-process debugging and fault finding across the mass flow product range and the designed tooling.
  • Maintaining data and gathering backbone data.
  • Representing manufacturing at all applicable phases of PRISM to ensure new / revised product launches are DFM and integrated effectively.
  • To operate in accordance with Health and Safety regulations.
  • Adhere to all internal quality procedures including updating/writing QA procedures if required.

Education and requirements:

  • BSc degree or higher in Electronics or equivalent
  • Practical analogue/ digital / electromechanical design
  • Proficient with programming in C#.NET or similar
  • Competent with C/C++ embedded firmware for 8, 16, and 32-bit microcontrollers.
  • Schematic entry and PCB design (preferably Easy PC).
  • Excellent understanding of production tooling concepts / design
  • Ability to assemble and test electronic designs.
  • Experience of 3D CAD packages e.g. Solidworks.
  • Robot Programming

This is a great opportunity to join a fast paced and growing technical centre with continued support and investment. For more information please forward your latest CV ASAP.

 

Introduction:

Mechanical Design Engineer (Product Support)

A global facing engineering organisation who has a Northants based technical centre, is currently seeking a Design Engineer to support their current product development programmes.

The position will be based within the R&D department providing life-cycle support of existing products. Their products are state-of-the-art and combine mechanical and electronic components and applications.

The duties will consist of but not be limited to the following:

  • Evaluating and implementing design change requests related to the full range of products.
  • Preparing, maintaining and revision control of 3D CAD models, drawings and BOM’s using SolidWorks and PLM software.
  • Updating and correcting CAD modelling errors in legacy SolidWorks Drawings, Parts and Assemblies
  • Re-drawing legacy AutoCAD designs in SolidWorks
  • Provide CAD draughting support to Research and Development Engineers
  • Work closely with and support other departments (Production, Production Engineering, Purchasing, Quality) and suppliers to improve existing designs with respect to design for manufacture and assembly.
  • Provide assistance to other departments and suppliers to help solve technical problems during manufacture and assembly.
  • Oversee validation testing required during the design change process and summarise results in a technical report.
  • Provide input to new product development based on experience of existing products.
  • Performance of other tasks as detailed by the Development Manager - Mechanical and/or the Technical Director.

The right applicant will be educated formally in engineering - HNC, HND or degree in Mechanical and/or Production Engineering or related subject and have experience with the following:

  • Excellent practical experience in 3D CAD is essential, preferably using SolidWorks
  • Experience in PLM Systems and document revision control
  • Familiar with the principles of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Experience in a product development and product manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of special materials
  • Knowledge of permanent joining methods such as welding, brazing, adhesive bonding etc.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes such as casting, injection moulding, machining, fabrication, forming etc.

This is a great opportunity to join a fast paced and growing technical centre with continued support and investment. For more information please forward your latest CV ASAP.

 

Junior Project Coordinator

A very fast paced technology company is seeking a junior team member to join their Research & Development department Technical Centre in the South Midlands area.  The company develop a range of products that incorporate electronics, software and plastics applications and materials and once past for release and product approval are then manufactured in mass overseas in Asia.

Duties of a Junior Project Coordinator:

  • The purpose of the role is to support internal teams with data support related to product development and design changes, including materials and technology. This will be achieved by collating data and creating spreadsheets and documents in excel that can be interrogated by team leaders and department managers.
  • The projects are focused on creating the latest innovation and also to reduce cost in the development programme that will in-turn lower manufacturing costs.
  • This position will suit either a recent Sixth form leaver or a recent Graduate who is looking to gain some experience working in a busy office environment where the focus is getting innovation and concepts through the relevant gateways and into manufacture as quickly and as cost effective as possible.

The Applicant:

The right applicant will have a strong academic ability in regard to understanding statistics, mathematical data, spreadsheets and costings. A basic understanding or interest in product development would also be very advantageous, along with the understanding of commercial importance within designing and making a product.

  • Applicants with good A Level results in Maths and Science or Degrees in Maths or Engineering subjects are desired, but other similar qualifications and areas or study will also be considered.
  • Good communication and presentation are a must
  • A strong ability to create and develop excel spreadsheets and the use of MS Office is also essential.

The position will offer a successful candidate the opportunity to work in a modern working environment with the latest technology. There will also be potentially the opportunity develop a longer-term career within the organisation post the initial 6-month interim period.

For more information regarding this Junior Project Coordinator role please forward your latest CV ASAP.

 

An organisation that has created a global name for itself in Gas Seals and Valves is currently seeking a Mechanical Engineer to join its internal Applications Team, based in Slough.

The position will be responsible for performing a variety of engineering and design tasks on the specified product range.

Based within a team the role will jointly review & process customers application requests and carry out the following duties:

  • Following standard techniques and procedures, selection / application of standard or special seal products to meet customers' needs.
  • Generation of engineering proposals / specifications for standard or special products, including determining cost-effective materials for production
  • Seal calculations (including leakage calculations, heat generation, balance temp, flow rates etc.) and other engineering calculations as required
  • Provide applications guidance to CAD Engineers to complete layout (GA) and detail drawings
  • Prepare material and other relevant product specifications for internal and external use
  • Field troubleshooting, including analysis of problems / recommendation & implementation of appropriate solutions, meeting with customers in plant or at customer’s site to resolve satisfactorily
  • Detailed failure analysis activities, including investigation / reporting / resolution
  • Identify & evaluate Value Engineering initiatives.
  • Approve / reject in-house manufactured or bought out parts that do not conform to drawing specification (Concessions/Deviations).

Other responsibilities will include - Product Development:

  • Support the transition of a product from development into production.
  • Creation of test specifications & plans.
  • Product assembly / disassembly – including seals / couplings / bearings / others as appropriate to role.
  • Installation of products on to test rigs.
  • Manage / perform / monitor various forms of static / dynamic seal test projects to specified test criteria, whether as part of product development or for customer-specific tests.
  • Recording of test results.
  • Creation of test reports.
  • Evaluation of test results.
  • General support to lab / test activities as required, e.g. preparation & commissioning of test rigs, preparation of seal components (this may include lapping & polishing and other processes at times), design of test adaptors / fixtures, & other relevant CAD design work, maintenance of test facilities & associated plant etc.
  • Support internal and external practical training, customer visits and customer witness tests as required
  • Contribute to quality reporting, reporting back to other parts of the business as appropriate
  • Along with the other team members, contribute to maintaining a safe and efficient working environment, including following appropriate HSE procedures / performance of risk assessments as appropriate
  • Along with other team members, promote a culture of continuous improvement in housekeeping, work processes, etc.
  • Detailed technical presentations to customers in order to support sales
  • Deliver basic technical training externally to customers as required.
  • Manage and report personal workload, forecast job lead-times to meet customer and departmental objectives
  • Raise / process / approve Engineering Change Notice (ECN) requests

Requirements:

  • Formal qualification in engineering - BEng degree (UK) or overseas equivalent; although an HNC/HND with proven experience may be considered.
  • Ideally the Engineer may be pursuing local ‘chartered’ status (e.g. CEng or, overseas equivalent)
  • Good experience in an application / CAD role, with relevant product / equipment / industry knowledge. (3D CAD Skills)
  • A good background in developing and working with Seal, Couplings, Bearing or similar components
  • Good First Principle Mechanical Engineering Methods ability.
  • Good mathematical and hand calculation ability.
  • Good exposure to setting up and running testing cycles and collating relevant data.
  • Good knowledge of manufacturing methods

This is a great opportunity to join a busy and dynamic team, where projects and workloads are varied and interesting.

For more information please contact send your latest CV ASAP.

 

An established Central Midlands based supplier to OEM’s who are about to expand their development and assembly facilities further in 2019 / 2020, are currently seeking Product Engineers to support Interiors Commodities projects. These projects require direct involvement from concept and virtual design, through to eventual sign off for manufacture and assembly.

The Product Engineer will be part of the core team of Engineers and Designers tasked with the Design, Development and Integration of various plastic parts and components that are often finished with a myriad of material options. These projects will often work in conjunction with the end whole vehicle developer, from the concept stage and will often be responsible for managing short notice changes to designs or manufacturing processes from the customer along the way. The positions will be supported by an infrastructure of specialists from Tooling / Process / Validation and Programme Management.

The development of the commodity from the virtual phases will require close liaison and agreement with the customer on program timing, so that good tooling kick off, validation, and optimised design can be achieved.

This is a position that requires a number of skill sets that are biased towards the development or new product creation of a component or part from a Design, Prototype and Design for Manufacture consideration, however the positions also require excellent communication and project engineering abilities to work in close liaison with all relevant parties to ensure a desired project can be achieved and is possible within a determined Timeline, Cost and Spec Proposal. Other consideration such as materials, delivery and assembly factors will also be part of the remit, with the support of leaders from those departments.

Product Engineer (Skills and Experiences Required):

  • The right candidate will have at least 3 years recent working experience of Automotive Trim New Product Development / Introduction
  • Good Project Engineering exposure within an automotive environment
  • Strong knowledge of Plastic Injection Mouldings, A-Surface and Trim Components.
  • Ideally knowledge of Design of Pillars, Headliners, Trim, Doors or Seating.
  • Good knowledge of Automotive Manufacturing processes
  • A good understanding of Methods and Technical skills such as GD&T, DFM/DFA, CAE/FEA, FMEA and DVP&R
  • Experience of direct sourcing from suppliers (DSS)
  • Some knowledge of generating design concepts and surface development.

These are exciting times within the automotive industry where new technology and production methods and material selection are all jointly as important to achieve the next generation demand for more efficient and intelligent vehicles, so this is a great opportunity for an engineer to have and take ownership of a project/commodity and manage the process from concept through to assembly with input and recommendations throughout the process with customers and internal and external partners.

For more information please forward your latest CV ASAP.

 

An established Central Midlands based supplier to OEM’s who are about to expand their development and assembly facilities further in 2019 / 2020, are currently seeking a Lead Engineer to support Interiors Commodities projects. These projects require direct involvement from concept and virtual design, through to eventual sign off for manufacture and assembly.

Lead Engineer role purpose:

This position will determine and drive the most appropriate design and engineering solutions for systems/ modules, ensuring that all Product /APQP requirements are covered.

The position will also control the engineering design activity assuring most appropriate application of both direct and contract design resources towards internal & customer requirements, quality, time, feasibility and cost-effective product design outcome.

Liaises with the tooling specialists to ensure that the product design is tooling/plant robust for the vehicle life.

Assures active participation of his engineering teams in the Product Development Team process.

  • Engineering budget for his product scope
  • Product cost
  • Product timing
  • Product quality
  • See RASIC in GDLS
  • Comply with general IAC policies and procedures

The focus of the position will be:

Supervise design and product engineering.

Customer/Supplier/Manufacturing plant liaison.

Ensures that his engineering team drive the following activities:

  • Design according customer styling, technical requirements and specifications.
  • Design for assembly.
  • Design for manufacture.
  • Quality functional deployment.
  • Finite element analysis data.
  • Dimensional variation analysis (In conjunction with DVA specialist).
  • Support Tool Timing in conjunction with the tooling group.
  • Responsible for the engineering elements of customer part approval (PPAP).
  • Support all tool trials & tool sign off
  • Ensuring together with development team (PM, design, tooling, quality, testing, launch, purchasing, sales) that the process is robust prior to tool shipment.
  • Determine and apply the most appropriate and cost-effective solutions.
  • Provide for design resolution as an extension of and in cooperation with the customer engineering team.
  • Assures a flawless introduction for New Product Introduction (NPI) position as defined in internal guidelines.
  • For model year changes, the Lead Engineer shall support the customer in terms of product development and participate in the plant PDT meetings to ensure that the “Key Elements” of the APQP gate process are completed.
  • Support cost estimates in relation to product and process changes, and liaise with Operations, sales, PM to ensure all recoverable costs are specified in the quotation.
  • Customer liaison & management
  • Support VAVE activities
  • Support Program RFQ’s

Lead Engineer (Skills and Experience Required):

  • A formal qualification / degree in Engineering
  • At least 5 years related experience, preferably in automotive interior design.
  • Cradle to grave project experience including process and tool maturation and program launch.
  • Experience in surface development desirable.
  • Conversant with major CAD systems applicable to automotive design.
  • Demonstrated excellent management and interpersonal skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of company product and manufacturing processes.
  • Working knowledge of job-related technical skills: GD&T, DFM, DFA, CAE/FEA, CAD, FMEA, DVP&R.
  • Fluent English
  • Flexible to support projects at various locations in Europe.

These are exciting times within the automotive industry where new technology and production methods and material selection are all jointly as important to achieve the next generation demand for more efficient and intelligent vehicles, so this is a great opportunity for a Lead Engineer to have and take ownership of a programme or large project and manage the process from concept through to assembly, with input and recommendations and guidance throughout the process with customers and internal and external partners.

For more information please forward your latest CV ASAP.

 

Introduction:

Sales Engineer (Process Machinery)

A European manufacturer of bespoke process machinery and equipment is seeking an UK & IRE Sales Engineer to support a wide industry ranging customer base. The role will be based from their Midlands Technical Centre and will have direct reports locally and in Europe.

The origination has over 40 years history supplying bespoke products to their customers and have built a strong word-of-mouth reputation for quality and tailored services.

The organisation is seeking a qualified and experienced individual to act on a consultancy basis to qualify and quantify leads and enquires from concept through to final sign off for production and delivery/ installation. This type of work will often be a slow-burn with the need to manage and support the customers along the way (3 - 18 months)

The position will be responsible for the following:

  • Maintaining good communication lines and avenues with customers and internal departments.
  • Collating relevant information, requirements and needs from customers enquires and leads.
  • Attending customer site visits in regard to fact finding and understanding specific needs.
  • Advising of cost, timelines and limitations with new and existing customers.
  • Supporting tender and negotiation processes throughout the sales life cycle.
  • Assist in the creation of correct design, specification and installation considerations along the way.
  • Liaise with internal technical and system design teams and partners to ensure project costs and timelines can be met and are realistic.
  • Put together up to date information and technology improvement to customers throughout the lifecycle of pre installation projects.
  • Maintain a level of business and pipeline that is inline with the company’s own growth forecasts
  • Maintain regular communication with internal R&D and Product Development Teams
  • Attend regular client site and parent company meetings
  • Keep all relevant parties in the loop with any changes or issues with orders and tenders.
  • Represent the organisation at various tradeshows (Europe)
  • Maintain a regular update of new and current marketing literature, that can be distributed to customers.

Requirements:

  • The right candidate for this role will have a proven background in Technical Sales, especially in the area of machinery and process equipment.
  • Have a formal qualification in an engineering subject (ONC / HNC / HND or above)
  • Good exposure of customer liaison (Negotiation, Tendering, Collating Technical Specs and Project Managing)
  • Strong and clear communication skills (Written and Verbal)
  • A good technical appreciation and understanding of the process / manufacturing industries
  • A good understanding of Layout Design (P&ID) Plant Layout
  • A proven background in managing a longer sales life cycle project (3 - 18 months)
  • Ability to drive and travel to various parts of the UK at short notice (1 - 2 Days per week)
  • Willingness to travel to Europe for training and support training (1 Week)

This is a great role for an individual who enjoys the consultation side of sales. The company already has the reputation that means enquiries are always incoming and via recommendations and referrals.

For more information please forward your latest CV ASAP

 

Introduction:

An established and global facing manufacturing organisation is seeking an Electrical Design Engineer to join their internal Research & Development Team, to work as the Electrical Development/Design Engineer as part of a Machinery, Research and Development.  A suitable candidate must be capable of designing the electrical system under minimal supervision, with a desire to undertake panel building and machine wiring as part of the development process,  but also has the ability to manage and coordinate with build contractors to expedite the workload when necessary. 

Duties will include:

  • Design to specification of electrical control panels and machine wiring for machinery designed and built within the R&D workshop. Including integration of 3rd party supplied equipment.
  • Continuing investigation into correct equipment and parts suitable for purpose. Investigate new parts and techniques to improve and/or reduce costs to machine design.
  • Generate CAD drawings and Parts Lists to produce connecting drawings, panel layout, door layout, circuit diagrams and wiring diagrams to represent the interconnections between circuit components.
  • Specify appropriate components; liaise with outside suppliers of goods and services.
  • Working within the Machinery Department and project Budget Specifications place orders for component parts and prepare documentation for contractor build of control panels and machine wiring.
  • Maintain records of purchases and costs.
  • Able to safely undertake wiring modifications and adapt equipment as design requirements vary. The ability to build small panels and make test equipment/wiring leads.
  • To test machines to ensure machine is safe to power up, to confirm PLC I/0, E-stop and guarding operation, Motor operation etc. To perform final machine electrical tests prior to dispatch.
  • Ensure machine complies with current legislation with regards to Machinery Directive; Electrical build information is documented for technical construction files, testing and inspection. Update machine operation manuals.
  • Technical Support
  • Research and Development activities

A suitable applicant for this position will hold experience and qualifications:

  • Electrical qualification HND or above in Electrical Engineering
  • Good software related skills - AutoCAD, AutoCAD Electrical and EPlan would be advantageous.
  • Electrical/Electronic Installation Qualifications
  • A Working knowledge of Machinery Directive requirements especially BS EN60204-1 and BS 7671
  • Basic knowledge of PLC’s. AC and Servo Motors and Controls
  • Machine Wiring experience within safe working practices
  • Familiar with Machine and Operation risk assessments.

Benefits:

  • The position will be a days based position, Monday through to Friday with a midday finish on the Friday.
  • The company offer excellent training and a very good Pension (up to 10%) and other benefits.

This position is based within a Research & Development environment that offers fresh engineering challenges on a regular basis.

For more information please contact Peter Hampshire with your latest CV.

 

Introduction:

Firmware Engineer (New Product Development)

A fast paced and innovation driven R&D Team in the Coventry area are seeking a new team member to join their Electronic Hardware department. The company have seen fantastic growth over the last 10 years which has been mainly down to research and development and pushing the boundaries of their product ranges to meet the demands of an ever-growing customer base.

Their products are related to safety critical devices that incorporate plastics, hardware electronics and software applications and are marketed and sold within the consumer electronic market sectors.

As a company they are focused to invent and create innovative solutions that consumers want to purchase and to also keep pushing their product development process to maintain a strong reputation and benefits for their customers to keep upgrading their purchases with the latest technology.

The position will be part of a small team reporting to the New Product Development and Technical Directors and will be responsible for the Firmware creation part of the NPD process.

The Firmware Engineer duties will involve and require the following experiences:

  • Design and development for the companies Safety Technology range of safety products and systems
  • Pre-validation of new designs and product changes prior to release to the validation team
  • Working closely with engineers from other disciplines to develop state of the art products

Requirements:

  • At least 5 years’ experience of real-time embedded system development in‘C’
  • Experience of Software / Firmware design on Microchip PIC and ARM M0/M0+ or similar devices
  • Software / Firmware verification
  • Understanding of embedded electronics
  • Liaising with Hardware Engineers to implement optimal design
  • Ideally from a safety critical development background
  • MISRA C and the LDRA toolchain
  • Micrium OS RTOS and Stacks
  • Python and C
  • Agile development (JIRA, GitHub)
  • Application development for Windows and/or Linux.
  • NXP chipsets
  • SiLabs chipsets

This would be a great opportunity for an engineer who is either looking for their 2nd career position or for an applicant who is just craving to get into a faster paced innovative working environment.

For more information please send your latest CV ASAP.

 

Mechanical Design Manager (Plastic Components)

We have a great opportunity for either a proven Design Manager or an experienced Senior Design Engineer who has had responsibility for mentoring junior team members and managing design projects.

The opportunity is to work for an established Product Design biased organisation that produce a range of innovative products that are in-turn manufactured and produced overseas.

Their product range offers its customers modern state of the art technology that incorporates plastic injection mouldings and electronic safety critical components.

Based within the R&D Team the role will manage projects and programmes in liaison with the internal design, electronic and software development teams, along with suppliers and partners that will assist in the smooth transition from concept through to new product introduction and production overseas.

Working directly with the Technical Director the position will be part of the creation of the product development process for each project and will manage the team, so that the best effective outcome can be achieved, based on individuals’ abilities and strengths.

This will require good man and project management skills sets and the ability to effectively communicate and present ideas and methods to all relevant parties.

We are seeking an applicant with the following skills, experiences and attributes:

  • Good experience of managing projects with man-power involvement
  • Good experience post formal design qualification in design, product development, especially in Plastic Injection Moulding.
  • Good 3D CAD experience from concept through to design for manufacture.
  • Exposure of working with outside suppliers.
  • Some exposure of packaging design, especially electro-mechanical would be very desirable.
  • Good exposure of designing medium to high volume products.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good knowledge and understanding of tooling, and manufacturing processes.
  • Ability to mentor and co-ordinate small teams of engineers
  • Ability to create design reviews and update data for all relevant parties.
  • A proven background in delivering projects on time and to cost – Essential.

This is a great opportunity to join a successful organisation that will see its designs quickly turn into manufactured products and put into the consumer marketplace with very short lead-times.

For more information please contact Peter Hampshire with your latest CV.

 

Introduction:

Senior Design Engineer (Domestic Appliances)

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a global recognised brand and be part of the new concept creation of future generations of modern domestic appliances.

Based within the heart of Product Development this role will play a key part in the future generation of the company’s new product releases that will in turn allow better business growth and market share.

Duties will include:

  • The main purpose of the role will be to manage and motivate a team of engineers and associated staff to deliver New Product Development programmes in a fast, safe and cost-effective manner. This will also involve planning, costing and controlling the budget associated to NPD and new product launch.
  • Be a pivotal part of the business design function proposing new and improved systems and business methodologies.
  • Be the design lead and point of reference within the PD 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.
  • Undertake or delegate product designs as necessary to ensure timely release designs, engineering drawings, CAD files, specifications, etc, as appropriate.

The right candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • Minimum qualification is an 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 PMD system.
  • 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
  • Self-motivation and the ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines
  • Ability to control, manage and motivate the design office functions and personnel as required.

Benefits:

  • Salary : £47,000 - £50,000
  • Pension Scheme
  • Profit Share Bonus 5%
  • Attendance Bonus

For more information please send your latest CV ASAP.

 

Introduction:

Project Engineer (Capital Plant Equipment Installation)

An international established project team based in the Midlands are seeking to strengthen their systems design team with an experience Project Engineer or Manager with exposure of Capital Equipment Installation (Design)

The position will work with all partners throughout the order to delivery and sign off process, ensuring that configuration designs, plans and schedules remain on track and within cost.

This will be mainly achieved via Process Flow Diagrams, and P&ID’s, along with close liaison with third party sub-contractors and suppliers.

The right candidate for this role will have had a good background in general mechanical or electrical engineering associated with process machinery or equipment installation. A good knowledge of Pumps, Motors, Drives, Hydraulics and Controls Systems are a must, along this experience of HAZOPs, ATEX Ratings and waste management.

The position will report to the organisations Managing Director, but the position will often be required to work on their own and be responsible for making decisions. Global travel will also be part of the role, but the majority of international travel will be limited to Europe with on average 1 week in every 6 – 8 weeks away.

2 – 4+ Years’ experience of Project Engineering within a CAPEX environment

A Formal qualification in Engineering

Good Project and Communication Skills, Software and Procedures

Good CAD knowledge 2D or 3D – (AutoCAD / Inventor)

Good knowledge and understanding of Pumps, Hydraulics, Motors etc

Good knowledge of P&ID’s & PFD’s

Exposure of working within a Process / Chemical or Material Handling equipment environment.

This is a great role for someone to develop a good long-term career with an international company with over a £240 million turnover and prospects to move into senior management within a short time period.

For more information please forward your latest CV ASAP.