Permanent Design Engineer Angus

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Job Summary:

The Design Engineering role will involve working alongside Team Leaders to design and develop products within specific market segments. You’ll be working towards and slowly taking on responsibilities of a Team Lead though this role. This company is extremely progressive, with careers having no limit due to the expansive nature of the business. The company prides itself on the diversity of products it offers making the work environment an engaging and positively challenging atmosphere for any Design Engineer.

Responsibilities will include working with other key personnel across sites in developing new projects and leads within a timely manner; To assist in the completion of test and development work on the performance and capability of existing and new products.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Ensure all management reporting is completed in a timely fashion and any actions taken as necessary
  2. Create and present reports on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis.
  3. Develop close working relationships with all internal teams to ensure excellent communication flow and to enable effective and timely fulfilment of customer orders and enquiries
  4. Ensure reports are detailed, demonstrating test results, root causes for non-compliance and suggested remedies following investigations. Proper recording, storing and sharing of this information is essential.
  5. Develop a pro-active approach within the team, to encourage involvement across the sites when working with new and existing projects; actively celebrating success along the way.
  6. Working within the ABS system of working
  7. To provide accurate and reliable drawings to minimize production costs and scrap costs.
  8. To provide accurate and reliable test reports to permit the design and economical manufacture of products
  9. To identify and select appropriate materials, processes and manufacturing tolerances must be made which will allow attainment of performance criteria within due regard to commercial realism and quality requirements.
  10. Work with internal teams to ensure timely delivery of new projects and samples required


Critical Competencies:

  1. A degree/HND in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering
  2. Numeracy and literacy skills beyond basic level, – ability to carry out calculations to ensure the product specification is met both theoretically and analytically etc.
  3. Engaging and Pro-active approach
  4. Excellent verbal and written communication skills within all levels of business (both internally and externally)


Education and Experience Requirements:

  1. Must be able to understand and comply with the Engineering Department working procedures and practices, including the ability to see new ways of moving forward
  2.  Extensive experience within manufacturing
  3. Confidential user of Solid Works (or similar CAD software)
  4. Familiar with ISO 9001
  5. Ability to work to BS308 ‘Engineering Drawing Practice’ for production of drawings is essential as is the ability to effectively utilize company CAD and microcomputer facilities
  6.  Has the ability to understand unique customer proposals and working drawings which consider production requirements
  7. Line management experience
  8. Excellent attention to detail
  9. Ability to work unsupervised and as part of a team
  10. Experience of working with an MRP system
  11. Experience of working with lean management systems
  12. Ability to travel internationally on a regular basis


Physical Demand and Work Environment:

This role requires regular working within a production environment that could include working at height, bending, lifting or working with noise levels that require PPE. PPE will be provided as appropriate for the role and all regulations must be adhered to when required.

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