Structural Design Engineer

Stafford, Staffordshire, England
£30000 - £35000 per annum
17 Nov 2016
15 Dec 2016
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time
This manufacturer of factory dividing solutions - temporary and permanent partitions, screens, curtains and doors - to large industrial premises UK-wide, is seeking a Structural Design Engineer to:

Firstly, provide technical support to the Contracts and Sales teams in the form of calculations (such as wind loading) and other detail research required to deliver reliable high performance solutions to their markets.

Secondly, to undertake R&D work across the group divisions on new or improved products and solutions to set them apart in the marketplace, including full documentation and support through to a standard saleable product.

- Attention to detail in both product performance and system implementation and efficiency
- Head for numbers and ability to find, understand and use relevant complex calculations
- Excellent at documenting all work completed
- Reliable and organised
- Commercial
- Creative, resourceful and self-driven with Research and Development projects
- Strong communication skills in all mediums

Qualifications and Experience:
- A degree in Structural Engineering
- Proven experience in reliably providing accurate technical details in good time
- Some experience in wind load calculations
- Proven experience in successfully delivering Research and Development work

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

- Provide reliable technical support including research, design and calculations to the sales team where needed as evidence to enable orders to be won
- Provide reliable technical support including research, design and calculations to the contracts team in a timely manner to enable customer approvals and contract progression
- Calculate and document all wind load calculations for jobs that require them, including design work to ensure that the product meets these
- Research and Development work experimenting with and testing new and improved solutions for the customer to ensure that they improve customer experience, meet customer needs, meet legal and safety requirements and provide a strong profit making opportunity for the company
- Leads Cost efficient Research and development projects in coordination with Partners and other staff members
- Incorporates relevant design expertise and experience in projects in line with brand/product strategy
- Encourages creativity in R&D teams
- Actively searches for best-in-class technologies among competitors and develops innovation roadmap
- Implements structures respecting existing patents; creates min. 3 market-value adding Products per year.
- Cooperates closely with partners, marketing and sales teams etc to assure customer focus and target costing; co-develops product road maps.