To £35,000 per annum (negotiable dependant on experience)
Full time 37.5 hours per week
Our client, a leading UK Automotive specialist, delivering a range of services and innovative products, designed to exceed the exacting specifications and quality requirements of their customers seek a Design Engineer to join the team in Daventry.
Reporting to the Engineering Director
Work in accordance with any Legislative or company requirements for Health Safety and Environment.
Use of Catia V5 (surface, solid and 2D) to design exhaust systems and other automotive parts with consideration for customer cad and/or packaging data.
Creation of CAD data and drawings for customer approval.
Working as part of the wider Engineering Design Team to achieve high quality objectives within demanding timescales.
Delivering customer projects within a supportive team structure.
Design, development, adjustment and commissioning of Tools, Jigs and Fixtures for both Prototype and Production use and to coordinate the assembly thereof
Arrange in-house or external manufacture of prototype parts and monitor supply.
Review measurement data for first off parts with the Quality Team and approve/reject as appropriate.
Update design, drawings and jigs/fixtures to match approved parts if applicable.
Understanding of tolerance analysis (Form, fit and function) and Design for Manufacture/ Design for Assembly.
The correct application of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerances (GD&T).
A full understanding of the development of datum structures as applied to components and products.
Supporting the Project Manager in achieving timing / targets for development and release.
Ability to present design proposals to management at gateway meetings / Design Reviews and to report regular project status updates.
To be able to work as part of a collaborative team in achieving the best outcomes.
Ability to structure Bills of Materials (BOM‘s).
Thorough working capability using Catia V5
Fully capable in the development of 3D CAD, 2D engineering drawings.
Datum Structure & GD&T familiarity to BS8888/ ASME 14.x
Fully conversant with MS Office packages: Word, PowerPoint and Excel
Self-starting and self-motivated with the ability to apply own initiative.
Happy to work as part of a team and to actively seek collaborative solutions.
Ability to work on and be able to switch between multiple projects as needed.
Excellent communication and inter-personal skills – both verbal and written
Problem solver with awareness of six-sigma methodologies including 8D, Ishikawa and Poke Yoke
General & Specialist Knowledge
Knowledge of TS16949 / IATF 16949 an advantage
Knowledge of ISO14001 EMS an advantage
Six Sigma training advantageous
Education & Training
HND/ Degree level, ideally in an engineering discipline.
Experience of working within an engineering design and manufacturing environment
Experience of the automotive industry, although a military vehicle background would be considered similar.
Automotive Tier 1 or OEM experienced.
Other sectors such as Chemical Process, Mining, Rail, Aerospace, Marine, etc will be considered.
Must have a flexible approach to working and a willingness to take on other tasks
Must be flexible in order to respond quickly to changing demands and priorities.
Must adhere to the QMS and Environmental policies
Must adhere to the Health and safety policy
CRC Recruitment are a leading Midlands based recruitment consultancy covering vacancies across the UK. We have been established since 2003 and have a reputation for high service standards to both candidates and clients. We supply permanent or temporary staff to all areas of business covering a variety of different industry sectors.