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Chief Design Engineer

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sectors:

    Design & NPD

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  • Salary:

    Up to £50000 per annum + Healthcare, pension

  • Contact:

    Tajay Bryan

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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Chief Design Engineer - Automotive - £50,000 - Birmingham

The Company

They are a well-established name in the development, production and distribution of high-quality, automotive electro-mechanical products. They are renowned for excellent development and training and offer strong career development and are looking to bring someone into their successful team. With plans to expand their global capabilities in the near future and now is a great time to join.

The Package

An excellent benefits package is offered to the right candidate.

  • Salary - £50,000

  • Healthcare

  • Pension scheme

The Role

  • Manage all conception, scheming design of automotive

  • Guide the R&D team, verification of new technologies, structures, and promotion of product implementation

  • Review structure design of product, including 3D/2D drawings of assemblies and parts, as well as analysis and calculation during the design

  • Lead and mentor the 10 strong design team, implementing design best practise and ensuring that all projects are delivered on time

  • Be a key point of contact for team of Design Engineers, Technicians and Apprentices and provide ongoing training to develop skills and increase efficiency

The Person

  • Qualified to at least HNC level

  • Automotive background

  • 5+ year's design/draughting experience within an engineering/manufacturing environment

  • Experience in design for manufacture of multiple products

  • Proficiency in SolidWorks or SolidEdge

  • Good communications skill across a range of different stakeholders and departments

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