Principle Design Engineer

Principle Design Engineer

Job Title: Principle Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dorset
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: 2020-01-24
Reference: J140956
Contact Name: George Allen
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 29, 2021 13:18

Job Description

KDC are now recruiting for one of our top clients based over in Dorchester. This is a great opportunity to grow your skills as a Principle Design Engineer and work in a new and challenging environment. If you are Design Engineer and are looking for a new opportunity, then this could be the role for you!
In this role the lucky candidate will be working closely with the Engineering Manager undertaking design tasks using computer aided design (CATIA V5, CAD, TRANS) and PLM data management tools. The lucky candidate will also be defining design methodology and provide design solutions that satisfy design to cost and design for manufacture best practice.
Key Responsibilities:
•Prepare technical proposals and quotations.
•Technically direct Design Engineers and sub-contractors.
•Develop designs into a production ready product that meets the requirement specification. Liaise with internal stakeholders and ensure that the Engineering process is adhered to.
•Check and approve drawings, CAD models and Change Notes.
•Ensure all design activity is carried out to company procedures or overriding customer requirements. Ensure project conformity to requirements.
•As a Project Owner, you will be responsible for design file management, project resource management, project schedule adherence and project budget management
•Technical Query support.
•Perform RF analysis.
•Other tasks as required in support of company strategy as directed by the Technical Director.

•Relevant Engineering degree or equivalent experience and further professional training.
•Approximately 5 years design engineering experience including project ownership.
•Complete understanding of CATIA V5 CAD and design office procedures.
•Strong and relevant knowledge of composite materials and ability to generate design solutions to meet technical specifications.
•Ability to make instinctive design decisions with limited information
•Ability to direct and influence the performance of junior employees.
•Ability to write and approve reports and provide design based input to engineering review meetings.
•Computer literate.
•Excellent organisational skills.
•Excellent communication skills, internally and externally.
•A good team player with a flexible attitude to work load.
Key Words: Principle Design Engineer, CATIA V5, CAD, PLM, Defence, Dorchester