Design Engineer (Mechanical) Job No: BSEPDESENG
Salary: £32,000.00 - £40,000.00 Location: Kent Contract Type: Permanent
Posted: 08/01/2021

Design Engineer (Mechanical)

West Kent

£32,000 - £40,000 per annum

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Design Engineer to join a market leading manufacturing company based in West Kent.

Our client promotes high quality products and excellent customer service, so they ask that their employees share these values in order for their reputation to be maintained.

This role will involve:

  • Working alongside the Lead Design Engineer to assist with projects from the designing stage to final product.
  • Working with hydraulics, pneumatics, plastics and (occasionally) electrics/electronics.
  • Having an input with the design of new products.
  • Liaising with internal/external suppliers to ensure the team have all required parts to complete projects to a high standard.
  • Monitoring bills of material, ensuring all projects are cost effective to the company.
  • Modifying legacy data as and when required.
  • Attending exhibitions to ensure our client is keeping up with competitor's products. This may involve some travelling abroad.
  • Attending meetings with other departments of the company to ensure quality of the products is as high as possible.
  • Working flexibly to meet the needs of the job, ensuring duties are organised effectively to meet company policies and procedures.
  • Developing professional relationships with internal and external teams.
  • Creation of 3D models and 2D detail drawings (SolidWorks and/or AutoCAD).

The suitable candidate will:

  • Portray high levels of accuracy and a good attention to detail.
  • Have the ability to manage their own workload and use their own initiative
  • Be able to solve customer queries in a timely and effective manner
  • Be confident using SolidWorks/AutoCAD and SAP
  • Be computer literate in all Microsoft programmes

The Design Engineer role boasts a competitive salary package, brilliant career progression opportunities and a generous benefits scheme.

If you feel you are suitable for this role, please apply online and attach your most up to date CV for immediate consideration. Please note, due to volume of applicants, only suitable candidates will be contacted.

This role is being handled by Emily, Executive Consultant for Pearson Whiffin Recruitment.

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