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Design Engineer in Birmingham

Job Title Design Engineer
Location Birmingham
Salary £35000 - £40000 per annum
Date Registered 22/08/2018
Job ID 025419034

Job Description

A market leading manufacturer of safety critical products used in a range of industries currently seeking a Design Engineer to assist in the design & development of a new range of products.

The position of Mechanical Design Engineer will be responsible for producing 3D models and 2D technical drawings and also producing and testing prototypes and overseeing projects from concept to manufacture.

Design Engineer – Safety Critical Products

Salary: £35-40000

Location: Birmingham, commutable from Coventry, Solihull, Tamworth, Coleshill areas

Summary of Position

The role has responsibility for the design and development of new and existing safety critical lighting products and associated components. When necessary this may include the development of prototypes, working closely with the Operations team to ensure that design for manufacture "DFM/DFA" principles are optimized throughout the development process.

Main responsibilities

o Undertake specific design and development projects, ensuring that all aspects of project meet the required objectives from concept through to production

o Ensure that existing and new products are designed to achieve the necessary compliance with the relevant technical and certification

o Prepare and maintain drawings, certification and technical files, data sheets, BOMs

o Maintain a good working knowledge of the relevant certification and quality standards required by the business


You will already be an accomplished Product or Mechanical Design Engineer ideally developing products for highly compliant or regulated industry sector.

o HNC/ Degree Mechanical or Electrical Engineering

o Experience of designing products to meet environmental ingress (IP rated), thermal, shock or electrical testing would be highly desirable eg: lighting, electrical switchgear, enclosure design, rail, aerospace or similar regulated industry.

o Experience of safety critical or hazardous area applications and relevant standards

o 3D CAD design, modelling and drafting skills

o Good knowledge of manufacturing and production practices and DFA principals

The opportunity:

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Design Engineer to join a small team and make a real contribution to the planned introduction of new products into the market. Backed by a large engineering plc, you will have a very broad and varied remit with the opportunity to really see your hard work and innovation put into production A competitive and negotiable salary based on experience is available , pension contribution, health insurance, 32 days holiday, on-site car parking. Hours of work 8am to 4.30pm with an early finish Friday

Apply on-line or call Robert Wigley for a confidential discussion technical-network.co.uk

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