Design Engineer

Design Engineer

Job Title: Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicestershire
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2018-05-09
Reference: J139891
Contact Name: Lauren Byrne
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 10, 2018 11:49

Job Description

KDC are working with a global client that specialise in construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives.
This particular facility is dedicated to the assembly of small construction machines, typically used on building and construction sites.
They have an exciting opportunity for an aspiring Design Engineer to join the global technical team responsible for a leading construction industry machine developed and produced on 3 continents.
In this role you will have design responsibility for major fabrications making up the chassis loader and excavator arms and will be expected to take full ownership of component design for existing products and new product introduction, to cost effectively achieve superior performance, durability, quality and serviceability.
This role offers a great benefits package including, 27 days annual leave, bonus scheme and a Contributory Pension Scheme.
The duties/responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
·Releasing to production designs of major fabrications and castings for chassis and sub structure components.
·Project Planning of design and validation activity and meeting scheduled dates
·Leading the design/development activity by interacting with other technical resources, manufacturing and assembly departments, suppliers and validation test resources
·Conducting technical evaluations of competitive products
·Resolving design and manufacturing problems

The ideal candidate will ideally have the following experience:
·Engineering degree or extensive design experience
·Strong mechanical aptitude with the ability to develop product concepts
·High level of proficiency in Creo or other 3D modelling/simulation tools
·Experience with construction machines and/or products

Please note all candidates must have the right to work in the UK.