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Design Engineer

Industry: Engineering & Technical

Job Description

Job Overview

Our long standing client seeks a skilled and motivated Design Engineer to join their team. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the development of cutting-edge technologies.

General Purpose of Role

  • To prepare design concepts for new products.
  • To perform heat / cool calculations for cabs.
  • To perform heat exchanger performance calculations.
  • To produce engineering designs for new product using appropriate CAD tools.
  • To liaIse with Customer engineering representatives on design issues.
  • To participate in the engineering aspects of Cost Reduction Programs.
  • To conduct Engineering changes to existing products.

Main Responsibilities

New Products:

  • Creation of conceptual designs to suit customer requirements.
  • Assisting in the preparation of commercial quotations for the concepts.
  • Developing the concept through to final design intent.
  • Liasing with customers engineering representative.
  • Detailing the final design intent for manufacturing.
  • Compiling detailed Bills of Materials for the final design.
  • Participating in Design and Process FMEA'S.
  • Supporting the build of the prototype system.
  • Supporting installation of the system into the customer cab.
  • Participating in the testing of the prototype system.
  • Preparation of all the information that is required for introducing the system into production.
  • Deliver designs that are below cost targets with zero PPM product quality and with zero Customer complaints.

Existing products:

  • Participating in Cross Functional Cost Reduction Team.
  • Conduct reviews on existing products in order to reduce manufacturing and / or material costs.
  • Conduct reviews on existing products with a view to improving the performance.
  • Conduct Engineering Changes to existing products.

Continuous Improvement Initiatives:

  • Participation as an individual or team member in continuous improvement initiatives in all areas and functions of the company.

Health and Safety

  • An important feature of your role is that you are required to submit at least Health and Safety suggestions, observations, near misses etc during each quarter. (Please see separate criteria)

Specific Qualifications

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering which has encompassed the subjects of thermodynamics and fluid mechanics.
  • Design Engineers with an alternative qualification in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering and some relevant experience will be considered for the position.

Specific Knowledge / Skills Competence

  • CAD experience;
  • PTC CREO (Pro Engineer) with Surface Design experience highly desirable.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Knowledge of HVAC systems and Components is an advantage.
  • Experience of FEA is an advantage.
  • Experience of CFD is an advantage

Working Hours

  • Monday - Thursday 08:30 - 16:30 | Friday: 08:30 - 13:00


  • £38k - £45k dependent on experience.

Job Type

  • Full-time, Permanent


  • Company pension
  • Free parking
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Sick pay

Ref: 297

Location: Hengoed

Job Type: Permanent

Hours: Full-time

Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
£38k - 45k per year + comprehensive benefits

Benefits:comprehensive benefits

Contact: Massimo Dibartolo


Posted: 19/03/2024

Last Updated: 19/03/2024