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Senior Design Engineer

Location: GWENT, WALES Salary: 35000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Engineering Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 9 months ago Reference: 3072772
My client is a leading engineering company with a proven track record in providing advanced engineered products to sectors that include research centres, aerospace, automotive, pharmaceutical, sports science and industrial manufacturing environments.

With almost 60 years in business and as part of a larger group of companies, they’ve developed a unique range of products that provide engineers with the environment to test and develop a vast array of end-products.

They work very closely with a range of companies that would be classed as household names.

Due to a period of significant growth they are now looking to recruit a Senior Design Engineer to work with their site in South Wales.

The Senior Mechanical Design Engineer will take technical lead on mechanical design. Provide support, guidance and coaching to other Mechanical Engineers to develop design skills and work to the department processes and time constraints.

The successful candidate will be based in South Wales site but may be required to travel to the East Midlands location for necessary meeting with the Technical Manager.

As a Senior Design Engineer you will:
 Full mechanical layout and detailed design of environmental test chambers in compliance with specifications;
 3D modelling in AutoCAD inventor;
 RADAN programming;
 Module based design approach – ‘design for production;’
 Standardisation of sub-assemblies;
 Design drawings, parts lists (BOM) and job cards for production;
 Support and problem solve with production department during manufacturing and installation;
 Support quotation process for bespoke solutions;
¬ Manage mechanical design engineers within the department in respect of and allocation of work;
¬ Meet design schedules and targets to guarantee flow of work through production;
¬ Conduct weekly progress meetings with your team of mechanical design engineers;
¬ Optimise and improve processes and documentation where necessary;

We are looking for an experienced, proactive, enthusiastic individual who is looking for a new challenging and rewarding role within a medium size manufacturing company.
The successful candidate must be a strong team player, creative and self-motivated with the ability to encourage colleagues to embrace change and eager to meet team schedules and targets.

 experience in a team leader position;
 experience in a manufacturing industry;
 Experience in 2D and 3D AutoCAD Inventor;
 Knowledge of technical specifications;
 Full working knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications;
 Proven ability to work and deliver information to timescales;
 Knowledge of Sage 200 is an advantage;


In addition to working with one of the world leaders in what they do, you will be rewarded with;
- A good basic salary based on your experience
- Pension
- 32 days holiday per year (24+8)
- Superb training and career development opportunities as well as extremely interesting work

If you'd like to discuss this position before applying please call Debbie Reeves on 02920 385149

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