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Lead Design Engineer

  • Location

    Sheffield, South Yorkshire

  • Sectors:

    Design & NPD

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  • Salary:

    £38000 - £43000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Josh Brown

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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    Josh Brown

Lead Design Engineer



Our client, a global engineering business just outside of Sheffield is looking for an experienced Lead Design Engineer to join their rapidly growing, successful business.

The Role

Reporting directly into the Engineering Manager, the Lead Design Engineer will be a vital member of the team and will help oversee and mentor all aspects of the design team.

Key responsibilities include:

Being a senior member of the 15 strong design team, implementing design best practise and ensuring that all projects are delivered on time

Discussing and interpreting requirements, preparing concise engineering specifications as a prerequisite to design

Ensure all solutions provided to customers meet required standards and specifications

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

The Person

Qualified to at least HNC level

Good, demonstrable experience with performing hand/stress calculations as a pre requisite to design

FEA experience would be beneficial

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

Experience in a mid-heavy engineering environment

Proficiency in SolidWorks or Inventor would be preferred

Good communications skill across a range of different stakeholders and departments

The Company

Our client is the UK's leading manufacture of specialist products within their market and their products have a global reputation for quality and performance with majority of their sales coming from global markets.