Overview

Design Engineer

Job Title: Design Engineer
Location: Diss
Salary: 32-35k

Our client design and manufacture the world's finest skylights and have another permanent opening within their Bespoke Diss team for a Design Engineer.

Role
Responsible for delivering designs on time, to budget and to required specification. Taking ownership of designs throughout lifecycle from concept to completion. Producing general arrangement drawings, manufacturing drawings, build/lift plans and BoM's. Developing the team in engineering skills and methods. Checking and sign off for others. Providing support for calculations and design development.

Requirements
To use existing components/designs where possible to improve project overheads
Positively contribute to the process of continuous improvement and value engineering of standard components for bespoke design
Develop parametric models for some of the most common bespoke designs to offer semi-standard solutions and reduce design lead times
To assist in all areas of production to solve any queries/issues raised
With the use of Autodesk Inventor produce full 3D models of the product solution
To produce sets of general arrangement drawings to be sent for customer approval
Ensure that designs are suitable by calculating structural requirements of frame and glass
To prepare product for manufacture by producing full sets of drawings and bill of materials
Attend site installations/surveys where necessary
Assist other departments with any technical queries (provide product support and technical advice service on bespoke designs to the sales, project management and estimating departments)
To work closely with the Lead Design Engineer and Bespoke Design Manager to ensure innovative and successful project solutions
To assist with calculations, material and component selection for other members of the team
To check and sign off the work of other members of the team
To assist with developing the team in broader engineering skills and methods and with raising drawing and documentation standards
Occasionally, to assist the New Product Development team with engineering and design input
Liaise with clients where necessary to discuss design/technical queries
Other tasks as reasonably required

Skills/Experience
Experienced in using Autodesk Inventor and Vault
Experienced in using FEA, especially Autodesk Nastran
Experience in thermal modelling, especially with THERM, is an advantage
A positive contributor to a busy small team
Able to work to time constraints for design GA's and workshop drawings
Knowledgeable of basic motor, drives, sealing methods
A degree in mechanical engineering or equivalent
Natural DFMA skills
Understanding of basic manufacturing processes and techniques
A desire to improve yourself, designs and methods
Good drawing standards
An eye for detail

Technique Recruitment Solutions are a specialist engineering recruitment company based in Norwich