Design Engineer

Job Type:
Job Sector:
£30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Salary Description:
�30k - 40k per year + Bespoke projects
ATA Recruitment
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Design Engineer (Ideally Automotive or Aerospace background)

Salary: �30,000-�40,000

I'm currently working with an exciting company based in the Sheffield area. This client is a specialist design consultancy, mainly working in various fields such as Automotive and Aerospace. They also do specialist projects when needed within marine, defence and FMCG. They require a technically minded Design Engineer who is adaptable, likes to work to the very best specifications and enjoys a challenge.

Role and Responsibilities

* Attend handover meetings to get a full understanding of the scope of supply and the relevant standards applicable to a specific project
* Ensure that it is clear how much design time is allowed for the project and the key project 'milestone' dates e.g. design reviews, approval dates, client meetings etc
* Attend the 'kick-off' meeting with the client and view site, if necessary
* All technical aspects of the project
* Compile a list of all design activities relevant to a specific project and allocate resources and timescales in conjunction with Senior Design Engineer and Project Manager
* Organise and chair design review meetings
* Prepare project specific health and safety documentation such as Risk Assessments
* Ensure that all documentation and correspondence relevant to the project design is filed (electronically or as a hard copy) and that a Technical File is compiled from the beginning of the project
* The Technical File must comply with CE and CDM requirements as appropriate
* Produce clear and accurate designs in line with the project specification, budget constraints and associated standards - job specific and per legislation
* Ensure that all drawings are checked prior to issue
* To check other Design Engineers' drawings prior to issue
* To check that third party (independent) calculations conform to standards and the project contract
* General arrangement drawings should exist for all designs, unless they are concepts, and must have a Bill of Materials referencing all item numbers and confirming quantities
* Attend project review meetings as required
* Generate detailed drawings for manufacture of all relevant components, including all requisite details such as; materials, finishes and welds
* Health and safety objectives must be satisfied at all times whether activities are taking place in the office, workshop or on site. Risk Assessments, Method Statements and Health and Safety Plans must be complied with at all times
* Follow quality control objectives as laid out in the company's Quality Manual
* All relevant Procedures must be followed to ensure Customer Satisfaction and achievement of company objectives
* Liaise with other departments and clients as required

What you need:

* A degree in an Engineering discipline or excellent, proven experience
* Competent in the use of 3D design software (ideally NX or Catia)
* Ability to produce various calculations for sizing simple structures and mechanisms
* Knowledge of Finite Element Analysis, ideally Cosmos
* Knowledge of Mathcad

Salary: �30,000-�40,000

To apply, please send a full and up to date CV

How to Apply
Interviews are happening locally immediately, so don't delay! For further details please contact Peter Ingham on 0113 2453540, email or send your CV by clicking 'Apply'.

** Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK to apply for this position **

Contact Details:
ATA Recruitment
Tel: 01132 437 375
Contact: Peter Ingham

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