Design Engineer

Posted 13 August by BMR Solutions Ltd
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Design Engineer

Job Purpose and Reporting

The Design Engineer reports directly to the Engineering Manager for all day to day and operational issues. This role within the organisation has the responsibility for the design and specification of our products which are used in safety critical applications.

The Design Engineer role involves co-ordinating the needs of Purchasing, Production and Sales, through the use of various systems and processes, to develop specifications for changes and product. The position is responsible for maintaining the engineering integrity for all parts and assemblies at a high level.

Note: This job description may develop and evolve with the business.

The post-holder is expected to carry out the following responsibilities in a pro-active manner and to a high standard.


·Consistently work within the Quality framework operated by the company
·Consistently work within the Product Development phase activity operated by the company
·Complete design and validation work to agreed timing plans
·Interpret and generate specification for new products or product improvement
·Design products with both 2D and 3D CAD systems
·Effectively maintain design record files as appropriate
·Define and perform static product validation testing
·Define and perform dynamic product validation testing
·Perform production sample testing
·Resolve customer related issues in a timely manner
·Effectively co-ordinate teams from Production, Purchasing and Sales to resolve engineering concerns / issues
·Actively participate in team or project based activities where required
·Undertake other reasonable duties which are part of, and incidental to, this type of work

Person Specification

Qualifications, knowledge and experience


·Minimum qualification HND / HNC or equivalent in an engineering discipline
·Knowledge and experience of the use of Solidworks and AutoCAD
·Demonstrable knowledge of engineering control process, e.g. part numbering methods, engineering change systems and purchase systems
·Knowledge of plastic moulding design and process
·Experience of aluminium extrusion design
·Experience of casting design


·Knowledge of disability transport issues

Skills and abilities


·Proven ability to deliver new designs to planned release dates
·Proven ability to generate specifications for product improvement
·Proven ability to perform physical validation testing of new designs
·Good interpersonal and communication skills both written and oral
·Sound analytical skills , with the ability to identify cause and effect, evaluate alternative solutions, solve problems and link to the wider context
·Ability to work with minimum supervision

Reference: 35858280

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