Job vacancy - Design Engineer

Position: Design Engineer
Reference: CHacs250
Location: Hook
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per annum

As the Design Engineer you will produce all electro-mechanical design work and documentation required to meet design specifications. Responsible for confirming design specifications within GDS and with end-customers, and producing all schemes, calculations and preliminary designs. To arrange / document meetings to ensure all parties agree to the concepts worked on, leading to the engineer producing an agreed design, fully documented. This will include ensuring all required documentation required for CE / UKCA approval is present too. The role also requires you to work with other GDS departments and suppliers / customers whenever design-related help or information is required. Help and guidance for junior members of the department with design knowledge and processes will also be part of the role.

  • Generate new 3D models / 2D designs using Solidworks, DraftSight/Autocad
  • Generate clear and concise 2D engineering drawings and BOMS from 3D Models
  • Generate and maintain all design related documentation. This includes generating design files and logging all relevant calculations, as well as compiling all documentation required for CE approval
  • Modify and adapt existing designs under the guidance of the Mechanical Design Manager
  • Help support the production department by timely supply and generation of information packs and documents prior to production, including writing assembly instructions documents if required
  • Some Prototype assembly and test in order to fulfil pre-QA preparation
  • Improve existing designs as required or through own initiative / ideas
  • Present all documentation to Mechanical Design Manager in a thoroughly checked state such that potential errors are kept to a minimum

To be successful in this role of Design Engineer we would love to speak to anyone who has experience of:

  • Practical hands-on engineering knowledge and ability
  • An awareness and knowledge of machining operations, materials, finishing processes, fabrication
  • Possess an appreciation of electrical / electronic products
  • Experience of design of high accuracy mechanical devices and components
  • Appreciation of tolerances for application requirements and economic manufacture
  • Ability to use 3D CAD - Solidworks
  • Ability to use AutoCad / Draftsight
  • Good project and time management skills
  • Knowledge of pressure vessels and design codes, and CE approval documentation

ACS are recruiting for a Design Engineer. If you feel that you have the skills and experience required in this advertisement to be a Design Engineer, please submit your CV including an outline of your experience as a Design Engineer. It is always a good idea to include a covering letter outlining your experience as a Design Engineer with your application as this will enhance your chances of selection and improve your prospects of landing the Design Engineer role you desire.