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JOB DESCRIPTION

SENIOR DESIGN ENGINEER IN WARWICKSHIRE

Location Type Salary
Warwickshire Permanent 45k - 55k
  • Reference: 008905
  • Contact: Natalie Dass
  • Tel: 0121 230 1070

As an experienced Senior Design Engineer, you will provide technical guidance and manage the design of mechanical components for use in air systems on worldwide commercial vehicles.

You will also manage technical change to current production product and support departmental development, new technologies, techniques and processes.

Senior Design Engineer Role:

As a Manager and Leader, you will have the duty and responsibility to develop and confirm your team member`s competence by reactively and proactively train and coach on how and why to work efficiently and effectively.

You will actively manage and participate in the development of your team and cross-functional work, establishing organizational and process changes. Monitor and support the team`s and processes performance, addressing deviations or communicate need for support.

You are expected and have authority to temporarily stop work or processes if safety, environment or quality is at risk.

Other responsibilities:

Supervise the design of components and related assemblies to meet the appropriate product specification.
Support the development of the product from conception through to manufacture.
Create, supervise and approve the creation of 3D models along with associated and detailed 2D drawings to enable manufacture.
Utilise, assist and supervise calculations and design aids as appropriate to meet design specifications.
Check and approve all technical changes and releases, provide technical advice in response to internal and external enquires.
Meet cost and timing targets to enable a commercially viable product.
Communicate with external suppliers, the appropriate internal departments and personnel to optimise manufacturability, quality, cost and performance requirements.
Liaise with other departments e.g. Purchasing, Quality, Manufacturing and product management on a frequent basis.
Produce, supervise and approve specifications for components to include material, finish, etc.
Attend Project and Change meetings to provide technical leadership and guidance.
Plan workload, including unplanned activities, to meet overall objectives for Projects and Change.
Self-motivated to work with minimal supervision.
Carry out regular appraisals in line with company practice.
Identify departmental training needs.
Perform job functions in accordance with set policies and procedures to ensure preservation of Company Quality Policy

Senior Design Engineer Requirements:

Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
Relevant CAD skills.
Good working knowledge of BS8888.
Working knowledge of design of plastic/rubber moulding, aluminium casting, pressings and APQP.
Use of Microsoft packages.
Ability to carry out stress calculations.
Ability to use FE software to analyse component stress levels from 3D.
Ability to be creative and innovative in the design process.
Ability to solve problems and be self-motivated.
Ability to manage and motivate a team of engineers.
Ability to Project manage complete projects to gateway process.
Ability to communicate at all levels, verbal, written and presentations.
Ability to work with others in a cross discipline team of engineers.
Proficient in the use of ProE/Creo CAD to produce 3D models and 2D drawings for components and assemblies utilising Windchill.
Knowledge of pneumatic systems as they apply to truck and heavy trailers would be an advantage.
Working knowledge of 8D problem solving process.
Working knowledge of FMEA and DVP&R process.

A highly competitive salary is being offered, alongside good benefits and working within an environment offering state of the art facilities.

Applications:

This vacancy is only available to Candidates with relevant experience as detailed in the job description. Due to volume of applications, we are unable to respond to applicants who do not possess the required skills and experience. Recent Graduates who do not have the required level of industry experience need not apply.

Candidates must be authorised to work in the country where this role is located BEFORE making an application.

If you are interested in this position, please contact natalie@gentecrecruit.co.uk