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Senior Design Engineer

Job Category: Engineer
Location: Walsall

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.

How to apply

Highly competitive remuneration packages are available to the right applicants. For more information about this position download the job sheet attached. If you are interested in applying for this position, click here to apply through our corporate office.