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Design Engineer

Lancashire - Salary TBC

We are seeking an experienced Design Engineer to join a successful international manufacturer based in Lancashire specialising in exceptional, groundbreaking seating solutions for passenger terminals and public waiting areas.

The CAD Engineer / Draughtsperson will join an in-house engineering design team working on the development of new products. This will be a challenging and varied role, working on a wide range of mass produced products for the global contract seating market.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

New product engineering / generating 3D models of parts and assemblies and 2D drawings.
Processing engineering design requests, updating drawings and BOMs for manufacture.
Working with R&D, Quality, Operations departments and suppliers, establishing manufacturing controls, testing procedures and quality documentation.
Generation of part and product specifications and product manuals.
Assist in the development of Drawing standards and procedures.

As an expert CAD Engineer / Draughts person you will get to lead the development of drawing standards and procedures resulting in manufacturing drawings and technical information suitable for mass production and making a real difference in the products they produce.

Essential Skills and Experience:

HND / Degree in Product Design / Engineering or similar
6 years + Proven track record of CAD Engineering / Draughting experience within the manufacturing industry.
Excellent CAD / 3D modelling skills.
2D drawing for manufacture, proven abilities in GD & T.
Software: SolidWorks, AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, Excel.
Good understanding of material properties and appropriate material selection.
Experience of manufacturing processes and construction methods, including: steel fabrication, plastic injection moulding, casting and finishing techniques.
DFMEA / PFMEA knowledge.
Strong documentation ability and a good eye for detail.
Excellent organisational skills and time management.
Perform and communicate equally well within a team and autonomously.
Strong problem solving ability.
Good commercial awareness.
Flexible and professional.
Valid Driving Licence and Passport.

Beneficial Experience:

Experience within the furniture industry.
Prototype / NPI experience.
Experience in the use of PDM Works for design control & release.
Knowledge of BS 8888:2013.
Knowledge of ISO 9001:2015 and ISO14001.
Layout and Space planning experience.
Revit / BIM Software experience.
Creative Suite software skills.
Good presentation / visualization skills.
Experience in linkage mechanism design.
FEA ability.
Experience in electronics engineering.
Experience with overseas manufacturing.
Willingness and availability to travel overseas.

Key word: mechanical engineer mechanical engineering mechanical design engineer imeche product development engineer product design engineer product designer industrial designer mechanical drafter mechanical draughtsperson 3d designer product designer furniture designer product design engineer

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