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Design Engineer

  • Location:

    Kings Langley

  • Sector:

    Engineering, Mechanical

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Dependent on experience

  • Contact:

    Charlotte Allen

  • Contact email:

    callen@pg-rec.com

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)118 902 8800

  • Job ref:

    V-121643

  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-08-14

  • Startdate:

    2021-07-14

JOB- Design Engineer   
LOCATION- Hertfordshire
TERM- Permanent
SALARY- Dependent on experience (please advise what you're looking for)

My client design and manufacture products for the retail industry and they are looking for a Design Engineer to join their business on a permanent basis in the Hertfordshire area.

The Design Engineer will ideally have the following attributes:
  • Degree qualified in a design related subject (Mechanical Engineering/ Product Design Engineering / Industrial Design or similar design related subject)
  • 1 years’ experience or more would be preferred working in the engineering industry
  • Have excellent proficiency using 3D CAD for design (ideally SolidWorks although other software may be considered)
  • Have previous experience of working in a manufacturing environment / with an equipment manufacturer
  • Have experience of taking design projects from concept to delivery
  • Be able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Be able to work well individually as well as part of a team
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Any previous experience working with retail equipment, POS or POP displays or similar would be desirable although training can be given
  • Good knowledge of different materials and manufacturing processes: plastic mouldings, castings, sheet metal fabrication and furniture/ timber design
The Design Engineer role will involve:
  • Working within the technical team designing a range of retail equipment in a variety of materials (wood, glass, metal and plastic)
  • Working with Design Managers producing drawings and specs that can be manufactured
  • Developing new concepts and new product design
  • Taking these concepts to finished products
  • Taking creative briefs as required and turning into an engineered solution
  • Speaking to customers direct and developing technical drawings from there
  • Producing technical drawings of equipment using SolidWorks CAD
  • Being involved in structural load testing
  • Working closely with other departments as required
  • Working on design projects into prototype delivery
  • Supporting with the creation of assembly and install guides
If you are interested in this position, please apply with an up to date CV as soon as possible, along with your availability and your salary expectation.
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