Contract Design Engineer
Grove, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Reporting to the Chief Designer, this is a key role where the successful individual will be responsible for taking a range of designs from initial concepts through to volume production. This will involve working closely with a range of customers from SMB’s to major OEM’s to interpret their requirements and deliver engineered solutions within weight, cost and timing targets.
Duties will include working within project teams to undertake a wide range of either mechanical, composite and electrical design projects for a broad customer base. You will be responsible for Component design and detailing using Siemens NX and TeamCentre.
In this role you will attend design reviews to present design ideas and to discuss and critique alternative design solutions. You will work closely with the project technical lead to fulfil customer requirements, assisting in generating and presenting project material. You will be responsible for working closely with purchasing and production departments to ensure cost and manufacturing capability.
The successful candidate must be educated to degree level in mechanical, automotive, electrical or aerospace engineering with at least five years experience of mechanical design in the specialist automotive or motorsport industry.
The successful applicant will have strong attention to detail, with a high level of CAD literacy in Siemens NX and TeamCentre, a working knowledge of CATIA V5 would be advantageous.
You will have a good ability to use your own initiative and respond quickly to problems you will also have a working knowledge of proprietary PC software e.g. MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint.
To be successful in this role you will have a ‘can-do’ attitude and a drive for success.