Motorcycle Snr Design Engineer - Motorcycle Accessories

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
Automotive, Engineering
Region:
East Midlands
Location:
Leicestershire
Salary Description:
Competitive
Posted:
10/07/2018
Recruiter:
Premea Limited
Job Ref:
PREM-5173

Our global motorcycle manufacturing client is looking to fill the following role:

Role context and purpose:
As a Senior Design Engineer for Genuine Motorcycle Accessories (GMA) your role will involve working with cross-functional teams in Industrial Design and Product Development. At the outset you will be exposed to the design of retail customer facing products at various points in their product life cycle.

Key responsibilities:
- Design systems and components for new and updated chassis projects, considering function,
cost, manufacture, assembly and quality
- Produce good quality 3D CAD models using Creo (prior Creo experience preferred but not essential)
- Produce good quality 2D engineering drawings
- Follow and help maintain design, operational and quality procedures
- Produce supporting documentation for designs, as required
- Liaise with internal departments such as, Sourcing, Manufacturing, Quality and Assembly
- Liaise with outside suppliers
- Design components and systems to comply with regulatory requirements where needed
- Have a good understanding of the application of some regulatory requirements for motorcycles
- Manage their own time and workload effectively
- Create and manage timing plans for their areas of responsibility
- Manage any CAD Designers or contractors allocated to help with creating CAD models
- Provide engineering guidance to other team members
- Represent the design team in interdepartmental meetings in the absence of the team leader

Experience Required:
- Should be able to demonstrate good time management and excellent knowledge of
engineering fundamentals
- Good understanding of the design requirements for mass production manufacturing
- Good technical comprehension of at least some areas of chassis layout, design & development
- Past experience in analysis and optimisation of components and sub assemblies preferred
- Educational qualifications: Qualified to degree level or equivalent in a relevant engineering discipline. Minimum
of 2:1 required.
Proficient in 3D CAD, preferably Creo
- Past experience in engineering design of components and sub assemblies
- Good knowledge of manufacturing processes
- Experience of creating and releasing 2D technical drawings
- Understanding of geometric tolerances on 2D drawings
- Good understanding of motorcycle chassis layout and construction
- Practical experience of vehicle maintenance and preparation is advantageous
- Some experience in designing to Regulatory requirements as applied to motorcycles
- Experience in Trim and Structural design preferred

The services advertised by Premea Limited for this vacancy are those of an Employment agency.

Premea is a specialist recruitment consultancy representing clients in the UK and internationally within the Automotive, Motorsport and Aerospace sectors.

Contact Details:
Premea Limited
Tel: +44(0)1926 298890
Fax: +44(0)1926 298908
Contact: Chris Wright
Email:

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