Senior Design Engineer

Job Category: Engineer
Location: Walsall
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About the role

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop Torque and Tension products identified as priorities by the NPD team.
  • High level of conceptual involvement including extensive use of Hand calculations and FEA as well as customer liaison.
  • Manage, coach and develop a small team of Design Engineers.
  • Generate initial costing and schedule information to create relevant AFE.
  • Deliver technical design/development projects within required deadlines and cost targets.
  • Component and assembly design from concept to production.
  • Carry out assigned design tasks on time, to the required quality and within budget.
  • Responsible for control of tasks, including spend and identifying need for budget/contract revisions.
  • Management of prototype testing process, including creation of test procedures, test schedules, results and report writing.
  • Generate handover procedures including BOMs, Part numbering structures, product manuals etc.
  • Work with the Centre of Excellence team to ensure smooth handover of products into production.

Direct Reports:

Up to 2 Design Engineers.

Required Capabilities:

  • Degree/HNC in mechanical engineering or suitable Engineering qualification with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience including leadership of engineering projects.
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Leadership, interpersonal, planning/organizing, analytical and influencing talent required.
  • Proficient in using ProEngineer computer aided design.
  • Working knowledge of Autocad LT or Expert Cad preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Structural Analysis using first principles and FEA packages (Pro-Mechanica / Ansys).
  • Proficient with MS office applications, particularly Word, Excel, Outlook and Project.