Design Engineer - Permanent - South Wales

28 Nov 2016
14 Dec 2016
Engineering, Design
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced engineering Design Engineer from within an Aerospace, Aviation, Defence or Precision Engineering environment? We are seeking a Design Engineer for our client based in South Wales. They are a world leading name for products, from concept through to manufacture, a leader of technical excellence within their field and due to continued growth across the whole group a Design Engineer is required to join this growing company.

Main tasks of the role of the Design Engineer

* Responsible for the design and detail modeling of a variety of suite components in order to meet the programme requirements
* To produce designs to meet specified cost/weight targets
* Design engineers will be expected to communicate effectively and professionally with customers and suppliers
* Participate in Design Reviews throughout each phase of the New Product Introduction process
* The selection and application of materials and processes appropriate to each design element
* Ensure the successful integration of each design element within the product as a whole
* Follow and contribute to the development of the Best Practice guidelines
* Check engineering packages
* Design engineers must be prepared to undertake tasks outside of their normal duties as requested by their immediate supervisors
* Participate in the validation of the product (using such methods as prototyping, test, DFMEA)
* Good Composites understanding and knowledge is essential

Purpose or Aim: To produce design schemes and detail drawings that meet company, regulatory and customer requirements.

Key Requirements of the Design Engineer

* Qualified to a minimum of HNC or an equivalent qualification in a Mechanical Engineering field, you will possess a minimum of three years demonstrable experience and preferably hold experience of CAD/CATIA as well as aircraft knowledge.

The successful candidate will have an understanding of the effective application of tolerances and a working knowledge of manufacturing processes such as:

* Machining
* Casting
* Vacuum forming
* Injection moulding
* Composite materials
* Trim and finish
* An understanding of the selection of appropriate hardware (fasteners etc)
* Protective treatments
* The role essentially requires someone who is a competent communicator with the ability to establish good-working relationships across the departments and become an effective team-player

*You MUST be ITAR compliant and UK Government Security Clearance WILL be required for this role due to the nature of the projects involved.

If interested in the role of Design Engineer then please contact Karla Harris-Hignett at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on either (Apply online only) (DL) or send an up-to-date WORD CV to all correspondence and conversations for the role will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency