Junior New Product Design Engineer

Pimento Connection
28000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Annual
25 Apr 2019
23 May 2019
Engineering, Design
Contract Type
Full Time


  • Develop concept design for new products based on Sales/Marketing requests.
  • Carry out design evaluation & develop testing regimes to highlight best solution.
  • Produce detail design drawings including specifications.
  • Produce Design/Application & Maintenance manuals.
  • Support new product introduction into the factory.
  • Provide engineering support for product maintenance, updates and project specials


Design & Development

  • Concept generation: produce concepts that meet the design brief by exploring a range of solutions for the problem.
  • Design Evaluation: select the optimum solution by considering structural calculations, material choice, manufacturing method, manufacturing cost, life cost, serviceability etc.
  • Design verification: determine suitable test programmes to verify the product to ensure it is robust enough for its application in co-ordination with the Test and Quality Engineer.

Manufacturing Support

  • Produce a comprehensive drawing pack to accurately document all parts and assemblies required for the product including items lists.
  • Produce technical specifications to define the requirement for each component including material choice, finish, relevant standards, environmental issues etc.
  • Liaise with manufacturing engineers to ensure that all CNC part programmes are complete and process are clear.

Product Introduction

  • Support Manufacturing Manager and team leaders to ensure production first offs are successful and prove both the design and production processes.
  • Ensure that all procurement data is complete and correct in liaison with the Procurement Manager.
  • Conduct production first off testing, in coordination with laboratory staff, to ensure that these units meet the design criteria and performance specification.
  • Co-ordinate all aspects of the product introduction including launch to sales, project management, installation teams and service engineers.

Technical support/Special Projects

  • Provide technical advice on product application to the sales and service teams.
  • Develop special variants to meet specific client project requirements whilst ensuring the performance of the product is not compromised.
  • Support the Engineering Manager to evaluate the most cost effective method of manufacture for special projects.
  • Action Special Price Enquiries sent from the selling divisions to provide cost estimates for special products.

Quality & Procedures

  • Work within all companies procedures, and guidance to comply with working polices and processes.
  • Ensure all work is logically and methodically filed.
  • Ensure that all drawings, specifications and product data are up to date to support our ISO 9001 / 45001 registration.
  • Consider the environmental impact of the product during its life in support of ISO 14001.
  • Support the Engineering and Production managers with our BSI and VDS audits.


  • It is the duty of all employees to act within the legal responsibilities imposed upon them and the company QHSE Policy.
  • All employees are to be familiar with the integrated management system processes and procedures of the Company.



  • Experienced in 3D solid modelling / design packages as part of product development process.
  • AutoCAD Inventor 2014 Creation of product families.
  • 3 years minimum in product development / industrial design role.
  • Track record of product development for in the construction / building Services / HVAC industry.
  • New Product Introduction within a manufacturing organisation.
  • Product testing, Airflow dynamics & Noise Teting.



  • Lateral thinker and problem solver able to work with minimum supervision.
  • Design / fabrication of light gauge ferrous and non-ferrous components.
  • Structured, Organised and methodical in your approach to planning and executing work.
  • Design of extruded aluminium products, seals, limits and fits.
  • Excellent communicator, both formal and informal, across multi-disciplinary teams at all levels both internally and externally.
  • Technical report writing, Instruction manuals, & O&M manuals.
  • Use of Excel as part of the design / evaluation process.



  • BSc / BEng in Product Development / Industrial Design
  • MSc in Product Development


  • Organised with an eye for detail and high standards.
  • Ability to prioritise own workload, work without supervision and progress several tasks simultaneously.
  • Excellent verbal, written and oral communications skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure, achieve deadlines, deliver results and get the job done.
  • Drive and a strong will to win.
  • Proactive, self-motivated and innovative.