Job title: Design Engineer / Lead Design Engineer
Salary: £30-40k per annum
Hours: 5 day week with standard hours of 07.30 to 16.00, with some overtime likely to be required to meet customer demands.
Benefits: 20 days + bank holidays - overtime and bonus
Role involves assessment of specification provided and transfer of information into drawings and job cards as required by production elements.
It will require a high level of initiative, flair for design along with an intelligent allocation of time to meet production requirements both in terms of matching specification, delivery dates and profitability of projects.
Company uses Solidworks and Driveworks CAD systems
Close contact with other members of the team, including sales and production staff along with subcontractors and customers, will be needed constantly, to ensure correct interpretation of requirements.
Drawings will need to be of sufficient accuracy and level of detail to enable direct forwarding to sub contract facilities locally and internationally.
Majority of activity is currently based around mild steel manufacture but this will extend further to plastics and other materials, particularly in the sub contract area.
Work will include whole vehicle concept design along with small engineered components.
Knowledge of commercial vehicle industry would be an advantage but not essential if the candidate has the right aptitude for the role.