Design Engineer- Fabrication experience

Posted 6 days ago by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
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Innovative Design Engineering position seeking applicants with fabrication experience.

Your new company
A company that puts innovation first; offering value added quality products to it's loyal and consistent customer base. They are rigorous in testing and verifying their products. With an in-house Technical and Design team ensuring that they are at the forefront of their markets modernisation.

Your new role
With big plans ahead this is a great time to join their Design team to offer first class design solutions to their customers. This includes high-end bespoke designs and as the Design Engineer you will be taking on an autonomy position, reporting into the Technical and Design Manager.

You will perform a variety of design, drafting and engineering activities, including creating new designs, modifications and preparing and updating drawings. You will lead on projects, sub-assemblies and manufacturing drawings; proactively managing your workload according to deadlines and planned timescales.

Other duties include:

  • Design support New Product Development programme
  • Modifying existing designs
  • Support value engineering programme
  • Design verification information FEA of structures and calculation
  • Jig design, programming of laser cutter and other machinery requiring a higher level of technical knowledge
  • Producing fabrication drawings
  • Creating bills of materials accurately and promptly
  • Provide technical support for Sales
  • Compiling reports summarising design decisions & verification
  • Obtain customer drawings and approvals
  • Be customer facing, in meeting customers, which will include presenting new designs and reports
  • Update corrective actions highlighted on the company CAR register
  • Update company CAD library
  • Assist in prioritising and allocation of tasks to team members


Skills and experience required:

  • Degree or HNC in Mechanical Engineering
  • Extensive experience with product design of structural components and fabrication
  • 2D & 3D Design software - AutoCAD & Solidworks
  • A good level of computer literacy with Microsoft packages and SAP
  • Creative
  • Adaptable to change
  • Able to work autonomously
  • Able to develop and maintain stakeholder relationships
  • Reliable
  • Unflappable and able to work in a high pressure environment
  • Great attention to detail


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