design engineer in stafford

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£ 19 per hour
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stafford, west midlands
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A Design Engineer is required on a contract basis to join an industry leading engineering and manufacturing business.

Are you experienced in a Design based role? Do you have the capabilities to be successful in a fast paced team? If you are looking for an exciting new opportunity, then this is the job for you!

In this role you will have the opportunity to direct and contribute to the design and development of new product concepts and complex engineering projects. You will design and develop engine components and systems to release to production production in a manner to ensure products provide superior performance, durability, quality, optimised cost and serviceability. You will partner with and provide technical guidance to global teams and suppliers whilst contributing to the planning and delivery of projects.

Job duties/responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

* Conceives and provides practical product design applications using complex technical principles
* Prepares concept, design, development, and feasibility studies of complex engineering projects
* Release of product designs into engineering systems to a high quality and defect free standard
* Leads the design, analysis, and simulation elements. Prepares and maintains personal plans and is responsible for meeting scheduled dates
* Acts as the lead designer by interacting with Plant locations and various engineering departments
* Conducts technical evaluations of major systems on competitive products.
* Supports product tests with prove design and prototype build up and test component/system designs
* Provides guidance to other engineers responsible for portions of the project to ensure schedules are met
* Evaluates, defines, and resolves design and manufacturing problems
* Travels to foreign and domestic plants, dealerships, and customer job sites to solve design problems or to field test locations to evaluate a product improvement
* Uses technical expertise and product knowledge to play the leadership role in the problem resolution process when interfacing with Test and Evaluation, Service, Plant personnel, suppliers, and consultants
* Works with manufacturability teams resolving problems with manufacturing and statistical process controls

Background / Experience

Requires a bachelor degree in an accredited Engineering, Computer Science, or Materials Science curriculum plus 3-5 years' experience or a masters degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or Materials Science plus 1 to 2 years' experience or a doctorate engineering degree. Incumbent must be able to demonstrate the ability to gain a mastery of complex engineering and manufacturability concepts. Must have a good mechanical aptitude with ability to develop product concepts. Requires strong leadership ability and good communications skills.

This is an awesome opportunity to be part of a leading manufacturing business which offers an interesting, varied and exciting workload coupled with a motivated and passionate culture. You will be part of a small, friendly team working together to deliver programmes that are critical to the long-term success of a respected, global company.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


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automotive engineering