Design Engineer

Job details
Posting date: 28 February 2023
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 per year
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 30 March 2023
Location: Bedford, BDF, MK42 9RD
Company: Workforce Recruitment and Training
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 87123

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Job Title: Design Engineer

Job Type: Days based, Perm

Location: Bedford

Salary: £40,000 - £50,000


The Design Engineer will be required to work within an ISO 9001 environment and carry out all aspects of design for manufacture of the company's mechanical products.

**Essential Duties and Responsibilities **

* Work to ISO 9001 standards as relating to product design project work and order processing
* Using and exploiting the companys 3D CAD systems (NX, Inventor and AutoCAD software) to their maximum capability.
* Design for manufacture and assembly protocols. Produce 3D part models and assemblies and detailed 2D component and assembly drawings to current standards.
* Provide calculations for performance and safety considerations including FEA and FMEA analysis.
* Project manage new product development as well as existing products and individual one-off projects. This may involve assemblies for quotation requiring investigation work including the production of precise layouts, design improvements of existing components and part rationalisation.
* Embrace company Value Analysis/ Value Engineering (VAVE) processes to generate the most cost-effective solutions and designs.
* Produce detailed material specifications, product IOM manuals and other technical reports/documentation as required.
* Produce and amend Bills of Material.
* Identify improvement opportunities and participate in and lead continuous improvement activities including team kaizen events.
* Develop working relationships with colleagues within the company that are productive in terms of supporting and delivering your work and that of the overall organisation.
* Identify and undertake activities to develop knowledge skills and understanding where gaps have been identified.
* Actively promoting the company's team values: Respect, Professionalism, Honesty, Fairness, Ownership of responsibility and Celebration of Diversity.
* Comply with the policies, procedures and protocols in place within the organisation. Undertake other work within the Engineering department as may be determined by the department Manager from time to time, up to or at a level consistent with the principal responsibilities of the job. This could include practical work in the test facility or visits to suppliers and customers in the UK and abroad.

**Skills and Experience Requirements **

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

* A minimum of 5 years related mechanical design experience within a 3D CAD environment.
* Application experience of FEA software preferred.
* Engineering experience related to rotating machinery preferred
* Ability to work flexibly to achieve tight deadlines and targets
* A dynamic team player with positive attitude

**Minimum Education requirements **

To be considered for this role a candidate must be able to satisfy the following requirements:

* Honours Degree in Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent) preferred.
* Minimum of Higher National Certificate / Diploma with appropriate industrial experience.
* Registered Incorporated Engineer (IEng) not essential but preferred
* Experience of using a 3D CAD package is essential

What next?
⦁ Do you have the experience? The company welcome a site visit to ensure you are happy with the role, the environment and the people you will work with!
⦁ If you would like to speak to someone regarding being booking an interview then please contact Daniel Waite on 07799 588461 for more information or send an email to
⦁ Immediate starts are available!

Manufacturing Workforce are responsible for placing skilled and in demand people on both a permanent and contract basis into the Engineering, Technical and Manufacturing sectors, from skilled Shop Floor Personnel and Specialist Engineers to Supervisory and Management positions. We operate from several prime locations throughout Central England and our Specialist Consultants will have an in-depth understanding of your skills and offer best advice on your next step!! We are always searching for the best talent, so if you know anyone, why not recommend someone to one of our professional team who will be more than happy to help.


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