Senior Motorcycle Design Engineer - (Inside IR35)

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Job Sector:
East Midlands
£35 to £35 per hour
Salary Description:
£35 per hour
Premea Limited
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Our global motorcycle manufacturing client is currently looking to fill the following role:

Role context and purpose:
As a Senior Design Engineer you will be part of the Global Technical Organisation.
You will work within the Chassis design team and with the wider cross functional team, to deliver new models on time, on budget and to meet performance requirements. You will be responsible for the specification, design, development of components, assemblies and systems that contribute to class leading motorcycles.
Collaborating with both in-house manufacturing teams and external suppliers you will own the design process, working flexibly with Industrial Design, Product Strategy and Sourcing teams, whilst ensuring conformity to regulatory requirements.
You will have a contributory role in the specification, design and development of a new motorcycle product. You will have personal responsibility for components, assemblies and systems.

Key responsibilities will include, but not limited to:
- Design systems and components for new and updated chassis projects, considering function, cost, manufacturing, assembly and quality.
- Produce 3D CAD models using Creo to the required standard.
- Produce 2D engineering drawings to the required standard.
- Follow and maintain design, operational and quality procedures.
- Produce supporting documentation for designs, as required.
- Design components and systems to comply with regulatory requirements and client internal test procedures.
- Have a good understanding of the application of some regulatory requirements for motorcycles.
- Liaise with internal functional stakeholders to ensure alignment of expectations and needs.
- Liaise with external suppliers to ensure design for manufacture feedback is incorporated.
- Manage time and workload effectively.
- Create and manage timing plans for own areas of responsibility.
- Work with CAD Designers allocated to help with creating CAD models.
- Support testing department with the testing of components and motorcycles.
- Provide engineering guidance to other team members.

Experience Required:
- Past experience in engineering design of components and subassemblies.
- Good knowledge of manufacturing processes.
- Proficient in 3D CAD, preferably Creo.
- 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.

- Qualified to degree level or equivalent in a relevant Engineering discipline. Minimum 2:1 degree required.

Key Attributes:
- Able to demonstrate good time management
- Good communicator, clear and concise, ability to communicate at all levels.
- Able to mentor more junior members of the team.
- Flexible, ability to travel to other work locations including outside of the UK as and when required.

Please note to apply for this position, you MUST have either a UK or EU passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship of any kind.

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

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

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