Design Engineer

Recruiter
Probe Technical Recruitment
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£35,000 - £38,000
Posted
08 Aug 2017
Closes
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Role:

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the Design Engineer will be part of an established team, specialising in design, development and technical support of standard and non-standard products.

Key Responsibilities:

- Carry out and check design calculations to satisfy all aspects of design integrity in compliance with company design procedures and external design codes.
- Produce and check design drawings and detailed manufacturing drawings utilizing 3D CAD.

- Technical support to sales & proposals personnel, service personnel, manufacturing & purchasing.
- Assist other internal engineering teams with best practice solutions.
- Make customer application evaluation.
- Make recommendation / confirmation of product being requested or offered.
- Ensure to provide cost efficient and safe design and development of standard and non-standard products.
- Close liaison with proposals and sales teams to ensure specifications and customer requirements are fully met, from initial enquiry to commission.
- Compile the necessary technical documentation to fulfil contractual requirements, quality procedures, design codes and statutory directives.
- Commit to supporting our customers on site (including offshore) as required.
- Create and maintain business system part numbers and product structure
- Work in a manner that protects the health, safety and welfare of yourself and others
- Actively participate in Company improvement initiatives including LEAD.
- Represent client in a professional manner at all times, both internally and externally. To follow the published processes and comply with all company policies and procedures. Be an ambassador for the businesses in particular ensure that Health & Safety comes first at all times.

Key Skills and Experience Required:

- Degree or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering
- Minimum of 5 years (ideally) relevant experience in a similar position
- Proficient using a 3D design package (Creo or Pro Engineer would be highly advantageous)
- Working knowledge of Structural Analysis using first principles and FEA (ANSYS)
- Knowledge of calculations
- Must be able to prepare and write technical reports
- Proficient with MS office applications, Word, Excel, Outlook
- Proficient in the use of Windchill (advantageous)
- Experience / knowledge of the Power Generation sector would be highly advantageous
- Knowledge of hydraulic products would be preferred, but is not essential.

Benefits:

Employer offers employee benefits that can be discussed at interview

- This is a chance to join, and be part of the future of an ever expanding market leader
- Possible career development and advancement
- Free parking
- Company bonus