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Design Engineer

Ref no. BHN549146
Location Poole, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

Our client is a global design and manufacturer of flow control solutions for industries such as oil and gas, power, petrochemicals, metals, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, food and beverages, water and sanitation, pulp and paper, ethanol and more

Key skills required for this role

Design engineer, AutoCAD, Inventor, Ansys


Design engineer, AutoCAD, Inventor, Ansys

Job description


Job title: Design Engineer
Department: Engineering
Status: Permanent

Hours : 37 hours per week. .
Location: Poole, UK

Job Summary

This role is responsible for supporting the Product Development strategy delivering profitable organic growth and continuous improvement. The role is part of the Engineering Department and involves working effectively with the Projects, Production and Quality Engineering teams and Manufacturing Department.


Duties will include but not be limited to:
? Design product range derivatives, applying sound engineering practice in a timeframe consistent with the business objectives.
? Apply product range knowledge and experience to design engineering, optimising value added performance characteristics and functionality to gain competitive advantage.
? Apply awareness of relevant engineering standards, legislation, certification and customer compliance requirements applicable to the product range ensuring that sales requirements are achieved.
? Compile engineering and test reports as required in support of design validation.
? Drive concurrent engineering applying optimised designs for manufacturing methodology, assembly and testing process.
? Apply VAVE to derivative and existing products, ensuring manufacturing costs are minimised and cost targets are achieved working coherently with production engineers.
? Maintain product range continuous improvement with corrective actions, answering NCRs within 24 hours.
? Create new part numbers and Bills of Materials using the ERP/MRP system ? Maintain and apply lean principles to the engineering environment.
? Provide technical support and product training to production engineering and purchasing.
? Compile operating and maintenance manuals for derivative products, assisting marketing and sales companies where appropriate.
? Perform other such duties commensurate with the nature and level of the post as may be reasonably required.

Essential Criteria
? Mechanical Engineering Degree or equivalent qualification or experience.
? Knowledge of valve design technologies - relevant experience in materials, mechanics, engineering mathematics, magnetics, fluid power, corrosion, stress and thermodynamics.
? In-depth understanding of modern manufacturing methods, inspection and assembly techniques within a precision CNC engineering and electronics environment.
? Proficient in engineering software as applicable, 2D and 3D CAD, FEA, CFD, Mathcad, MS Office, preferably using Autodesk platforms (AutoCAD, Inventor, Ansys)
? Able to evaluate processes, instigate continuous improvement, rationalisation and facilitate cost reduction opportunities.
? Manages own time and deliverables effectively.
? Professional and effective communication skills, both verbal and written.
? Able to travel both nationally and internationally to attend professional training opportunities or provide technical support to Sales Engineers.
? Continual professional development.

Desirable Criteria
? Experience with high pressure valve design for Nuclear, Oil and Gas, or space; certification, customer practices and regulations.

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