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Date Added: Tue 17/01/2023

Design Engineer

Southam, CV47, UK
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Company: HAMLIN KNIGHT

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £27000 - £30000/annum benefits

Our client a reputable and forward thinking engineering organisation based in Southam are seeking a driven and passionate Design Engineer.

Job Purpose:

To contribute to the efficiency and profitability of the business by providing an effective design service for the product range, in accordance with customer requirements and the company standards.

MAIN DUTIES

Design

*For each sales enquiry, generate a project enquiry form and project number and identify the details of the project, allocating drawing numbers and stock numbers as required.

*Identify the technical details required for the application and establish the type of materials, plating, anodising, the pressures the part(s) need to withstand, sizes and capacity for valves and other parameters, before carrying out relevant technical calculations.

*Liaise with internal staff and customers regarding their customers' applications and designs.

*Prepare design concepts and engineering drawings for hydraulic manifold systems.

*Place enquiries with suppliers for quotation against the production drawings and follow up as appropriate.

*Source new suppliers as necessary and arrange to visit if necessary.

*Prepare drawings for peripheral component parts and assemblies.

*Prepare costing spread sheets and complete a costing template with the relevant information from suppliers.

*Control the issue of drawings and revisions of drawings and save them onto the company intranet.

*Meet with supplier's representatives to discuss their products and services and identify whether the business can use them.

*Once a customer order is confirmed, convert the project drawings to production issues and check for accuracy prior to sending out to subcontractors for final manufacture.

*Prepare any engineering drawing change paperwork required.

*Progress purchase orders with suppliers.

*Assist in the inspection of goods received in conjunction with the production staff, when requested.

*Draft hydraulic test procedures for production, in conjunction with the Design Manager.

*Respond to telephone enquiries from customers and suppliers.

Skills and Experience

Proficient in CAD design using SolidWorks or similar CAD system.

Microsoft Office Word, Excel and Outlook

Good communication and team player

Effective interpretation of instructions

Conscientious, methodical, organised and tidy

Flexible and capable of managing changing priorities and tasks

Able to use initiative

In return you can expect to receive:

Generous holiday

Early finish Fridays

Pension

Bonus

Private Medical Cover

Free Parking

Annual Appraisals

Competitive salary
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