Design Engineer

  • Posted 2023-02-22
  • Job ID: 32815

Being a proactive member of a small technical department, you will possess a strong underlying technical ability together with a comprehensive understanding of manufacturing processes and procedures common in automotive and Marine industry sectors. These skills will enable you to contribute to the design and development of products on a project driven basis and provide support to a busy assembly line operation.

A “hands – on” approach to problem solving will enable you to identify and become involved with product / production line improvements.


Responsible For:  

The design, development and general technical support of tenders and products, in accordance with the companies quality standards and such tasks as may be requested by management to meet the company’s development strategy.


Main Duties:

Lead development projects as instructed by management.
Provide technical support to production and sales departments.
Liaise on technical matters with component suppliers.
Produce, maintain and manage technical assembly and manufacturing drawings.
Assist management in decisions relating to design and development.
Involvement in product on-water testing.
Assist in the building and testing of prototypes from concept to pre-production stage.
Production and control of BOM’s
Assist with further integration of Tender Launch Systems into OEM applications and liaise with their design offices on tender garage design.

Ancillary Duties:

To carry out such tasks and duties as may be required from time to time by senior management.


Qualifications and Experience

Formal Engineering education to degree standard and at least two years’ experience in an Engineering role.
Advanced skills in 3D CAD (NX preferable).
Experience of designing to ISO Standards.
Experience of managing design projects through a complete ‘life-cycle’.
Experience working with SME production lines.
Understanding of a wide range of manufacturing processes common to automotive and marine industries.
Understanding of general marine engineering and electrical systems an advantage.
Familiarisation with various moulding techniques/ laminate schedules is an advantage.

Personal Qualities/Attributes:

Good knowledge of a range of engineering functions and procedures
A practical and logical approach to problem solving
Interpersonal, presentation and communication skills
Teamworking and people skills
Ability to work well under pressure and take on new challenges
Organisation and time management skills
Project management skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines
Eye for detail and a methodical work process.
Awareness of health and safety issues.

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