Design Engineer

Posted 5 April by Core Talent Recruitment Ltd Easy Apply

Design Engineer



£35,000 - £45,000 (Based on Experience)

Due to a recent organisational restructure, our client based in the Maidenhead area is searching for a driven dynamic Design Engineer to join their well established technical team. This role is commutable from surrounding areas including Slough and Reading.

The business are a well established and highly sought after Automotive business with industry leading products and is looking at entering into new markets.


Our client is looking to add a Design Engineer to their talented team and are looking at candidates both looking for a step up and those who are established with extensive industry and Design knowledge. You will take ownership of a number of Design Projects from cradle to grave.

You will be responsible for:

  • Management of all design activities from concept through to production validation.

  • The robust design of products in accordance with the department procedures and TS16949

  • Investigating design factors such as function, materials, performance, interchangeability, cost, operational efficiency.

  • Preparation of Project Engineering data for new product assemblies and components, eg 3D / 2D Drawings, BOM's, Technical Specifications, DFMEA'S,

  • Customer technical liaison on new projects, ensuring that the designs meet the customer's requirements and often exceed their expectations and remain competitive to achieve sales growth and increase market share.

  • Robust application of DFMEA to ensure the product or system is designed and validated to businessand customer requirements.

  • Supporting the manufacturing process studies, eg Design for Manufacture, PFMEA



  • Qualified to HND/Degree level in an engineering discipline, ideally Mechanical or Product Design

  • You must possess a sound knowledge of mechanical engineering principles and product design processes.

  • It is essential that you have at least 2 years' experience designing using 3D CAD

  • Experience of working in a precision manufacturing environment


  • Degree educated within Mechanical Engineering, Automotive Engineering or Product Design

  • Automotive, Aerospace, F1, Military or similar sector experience

  • Confident user of SolidWorks

  • Experience of managing Projects from cradle to grave

  • Design experience with precision manufactured, powertrain, engines, suspension or similar medium / high complexity products

  • Comfortable with Automotive Core Tools such as DFMEA, PFMEA etc


Our client is a leading automotive business based in Maidenhead that are well established in the market and supply the market globally. They are renowned for excellent development and training and offer strong career development and are looking to bring someone into their successful team immediately.

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Design Engineer, Project Engineer, CAD Engineer, Automotive, Maidenhead, Slough, Reading

Reference: 34839455

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