Technique Recruitment Solutions

Job Title: Design Engineer
Location: Lowestoft
Salary: Depends Upon experience to date

Design Engineer

The Role
Working within the Design and Engineering Team to design and develop both new and existing products
Design, development and engineering of both new and existing UK products, satisfying and contributing to design briefs supplied by the director of sport sales and group director of design and engineering.
Designing and engineering one-off bespoke products to specifications supplied by internal and external customers
Developing a good working knowledge of our UK’s marketplaces enabling development of expertly targeted, commercially justified products
Using a good practical understanding of material and manufacturing methods, work with production engineering team to ensure that products are made at optimum efficiency to meet the design brief and product specification.
Working with outside suppliers sourcing new parts/components/materials as required, providing technical advice and support to other departments.
Creating MRPII structures consisting of materials and manufacturing operations, evaluating and checking engineering drawings produced by other member of the design team and enabling prototype production.
Assisting and working closely with the production engineering team participating in the design of jigs and fixtures to enable production.
Working flexibly as required by the company assisting in scheduling, resource planning, training and reporting to meet targets set by the business.
Develop a good understanding of safety standards and regulations relevant to the companies brands

Person Specification
Creative, innovative and tenacious problem solver, coupled with commercial awareness, able to articulate how a product meets the market need
Demonstrable understanding of design process, mechanical engineering, prototyping and manufacturing processes
Hands-on’ approach
Mathematical ability appropriate to role
Experienced user of solid modelling software CAD principle
Driven and organised self-starter, with a positive, ‘can do’ attitude
Emotionally resilient, able to cope with a sometimes challenging manufacturing environment, ability to reason and negotiate
Communicate effectively at all levels of the business, and with external suppliers
Computer literate including basic Microsoft office software programs
Appropriate understanding of MRPII systems
Familiar with appropriate BSI standards

Skills and Experience
GCSEs Grade A-C in Maths and English
Appropriate A-levels or equivalent
Degree in Product Design, Mechanical Engineering etc or similar proven work-based experience
Able to convincingly demonstrate requirements set in role personal specification
Experience of designing appropriate products from concept through to production.
Good background in Industrial experience in product design and development with proven track record to meet role requirements

Technique Recruitment Solutions are a specialist Engineering & Manufacturing Recruitment company based in Norfolk

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