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Apply now Job no: 494904
Work type: Full time
Location: Woodgate, Birmingham
Categories: Design Engineer

What is the purpose of the role?

To be responsible for the design, BOM issue, production, and technical support for a portfolio of products including CCW, DACS and Xray machinery.

Primary Responsibilities

  • To be responsible for designs, BOM’s, development work, enquiries and value engineering activities on-time and to the correct specification, hygiene and quality standards.
  • Holding design reviews, understanding the key requirements and progressing a design to completion.
  • Utilising Design for Manufacture and Value Engineering techniques to ensure a smooth transition from design concept into manufacture.
  • Select appropriate third-party components to be used within designs.
  • To produce layout, assembly and detail drawings from a sketched idea.
  • To produce costing sheets for proposed designs, parts and assemblies.
  • To produce quotes and equipment selection recommendations.
  • To formulate technical specifications for parts and products.
  • To encourage innovation and actively participate in continuous improvement initiatives.
  • To ensure full compliance with all relevant regulations, legislation, and customer specific Codes of Practice.
  • To ensure KPI targets for RFT, efficiency, and cost and service are consistently achieved.
  • To meet all deadlines and targets.
  • To support and assist other team members as required.
  • Establishing good working relationship with assembly teams, planning, purchasing, sales and other key members of all Departments.
  • To undertake all tasks that are commensurate with the post.


What skills are we looking for?

You will have a mechanical engineering qualification and/or previous proven experience in a similar role, with strong knowledge of materials handling, existing core products and sheet metal/SPM design, the ability to produce layout, assembly and detail drawings from a sketched idea, have full understanding of relevant Health and Safety regulations, and have excellent problem solving skills.

You will have good communication skills, be a customer focused team player and possess a flexible, pro-active and methodical approach to tasks.

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