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Product Design Engineer - Reading

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  • Sector:

    Engineering, Mechanical

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sarah Lody

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)118 902 8800

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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ROLE- Product Design Engineer
TERM- Permanent
SALARY- £35,000 - £45,000, dependent on experience
My client is a manufacturer of bespoke products. They are looking for a Product Design Engineer to join their team near Reading on a permanent basis.
The Product Design Engineer will ideally have the following attributes:
  • HNC / HND / BTEC / NVQ / Degree qualified in Mechanical Engineering, Product Design, Aerospace Engineering, Automotive Engineering or similar
  • At least 2-5 years’ experience in a similar Design position
  • Previous experience designing bespoke/precision products and mechanics, in professional or educational setting or in your spare time
  • Be proficient using 3D CAD software such as SolidWorks, AutoCAD, Inventor etc.
  • Good theoretical mechanical engineering knowledge of core principles, tight tolerances and machinery
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Excellent organisational skills and time management skills
  • Have the ability to work independently as well as part of a small multi-disciplinary team
The Product Design Engineer role will involve:
  • Using SolidWorks on a daily basis for concept design and producing technical drawings
  • Developing ideas from concept to production
  • Creating models/prototypes
  • Liaising with clients and developing solutions
  • Liaising with manufacturing providers
  • Creating the required documentation for design as well as project reports / plans
  • Updating 3D models and drawings
  • Inputting parts into the MRP system creating BOMs
  • Collaborating with different departments to ensure the smooth delivery of projects
  • Maintaining technical drawings and documentation
  • Supporting product Testing, Verification & Validation
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.