Design Engineer

28000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual
07 Jun 2021
29 Jun 2021
Engineering, Design
Contract Type
Full Time
Our very well established Keighley client is looking to add a Design Engineer to the team. You will be site based and therefore within easy reach of Keighley.

Experience of working with bespoke machinery and sheet metal drawing is essential as you will be in control of around 200 parts.

Great firm with good benefits package.

Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience Requirements

* Minimum HND or HNC mechanical engineering

* Experience in use of 3D software preferably Solidworks or alternatively Inventor or Solid Edge

* Experience in use of 2D AutoCAD

* A minimum of 3 years design experience in manufacturing design

* Experience designing special purpose built machinery

* Knowledge and experience of relevant health and safety regulations.

* IT proficient with MS Office packages

* Clear and effective verbal and written communication skills

Role and Responsibilities

* Work under instruction from the Mechanical Design and Engineering Manager.

* Produce manufacturing drawings on time as defined in the design instructions.

* Ensure that the manufacturing drawings implement only the changes specified in the design instructions.

* Consult with manufacturing departments to ensure design aligns with production capabilities.

* Visit site as required to carry out site surveys, resolve any technical and engineering issues.

* Produce and develop 3D models, create manufacturing drawings and issue the drawings for checking.

* Ensure a complete bill of materials is produced.

* Bring any critical mechanical design safety issues to the attention of the Mechanical Design and Engineering Manager.

* Support the Mechanical Design and Engineering Manager in investigating errors to identify and eradicate the root cause.

* Take part in design review meetings and production meetings when required.

* Produce design calculations for others to check and approve.

* Assist with production of technical manuals by providing screen-shots for inclusion in machine operating manuals.

* The post-holder should be expected to undertake any duties, according to the needs of the business.


* 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays (some annual leave will need to be reserved for the Christmas shutdown)

* Employee assistant programme for the employee and their immediate family at home

* Death in service scheme

* Pension 5% employee 3% employer