Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: The salary ranges from £30K - £38K.

Job Elements-

·To work on and improve the mechanical design and development of existing and future product platforms within the company.

·To provide technical guidance and direction in new product design and continuous improvement

·Develop new product offerings to meet the requirements of the commercial team and market place

·Ensure adherence to technical standards for product development and design operations

·Assist the manufacturing department in all areas of production and continuous improvement of processes

·Ensure the optimal application of technology and engineering resources to meet the business and customer requirements of product platform developments

·Ensure the planning and execution of development projects are carried out in conformance with the quality management system

·Assist in the decision making of third party suppliers for Engineering Resources (Injection moulding etc)

·Manage third party suppliers to ensure deadlines are met and project plans run smoothly

The ideal candidate will have:

·Degree or equivalent in a Mechanical Engineering discipline

·5 years’+ experience in a similar role

·Extensive product design experience

·Good knowledge and experience of SolidWorks

·Good knowledge and experience of CAD

·Design of consumer products for high volume manufacture

·Industrial design experience, balancing aesthetics and form with reliability and performance

·A sound knowledge of plastics and injection moulding processes

·A competent and proven ability to work within cross functional engineering teams

·A good understanding of working within a quality system.

·Analytical and problem solving approach

·Effective organisational and decision making skills

·Able to work seamlessly with internal and external teams

·Experience in managing 3rd party design teams and injection moulding tool suppliers

Petrie Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers.

Company Description

Petrie Recruitment is a relatively small - but perfectly formed!! - business - and it provides staff for a wide range of (mainly permanent) job categories in several sectors, but does tend to focus on manufacturing and commercial positions, e.g. Engineering, General Management, Production Management, Logistics, Purchasing, H.R., Finance, I.T., Sales/Marketing and all aspects of Administration.

Closing Date:
17/12/2018

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