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Design Engineer

Job Title: Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Andover
Salary: 20000 - 25000
REF: FJ31263
Contact Name: Danielle Dacey
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 years ago

Job Description

Are you a dynamic, innovative and creative team player? Benefits such as 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, early finish on a Friday and 4x salary Group Life Insurance.

Join a company that’s a market Leader within their industry, experts in what they do and forward thinking to create innovative solutions to meet their customers' requirements. 


As the Design Engineer you will be:

• Supporting the Engineering Manager in the design of all manufactured product to meet the lowest overall manufacturing cost consistent with customer requirements
• Supporting the Engineering Manager in all design and engineering activities
• Creating artwork and tooling from customer supplied drawings and artwork to meet production requirements for timing and quality
• Creating BOM and Routings on MRP system to meet production requirements for timing and accuracy
• Identifying alternative materials and create costings and quotations 
• Liaising with customers and suppliers on technical matters and supporting the sales team with technical queries
• Ensuring all engineering databases are maintained in as accurate and current state as possible
• Ensuring the production for the setting, application and maintenance of production standard times is adhered to, as well as meeting ECRs
• Assisting production to improve cost effectiveness and yields in any way possible
• Developing new products and ideas
• Assisting with the development, implementation and maintenance of appropriate QMS procedures to cover all engineering activities
• Adhering to all Health, Safety and Environmental legislation


To be successful as the Design Engineer you will need:

• A good general product engineering background or education is essential
• A knowledge of electronics is desirable but not essential 
• Experience with tools and systems such as 123MRP, AutoCad LT, Illustrator and Package is desirable although full training will be provided
• Proficient use of Microsoft Office products 
• Demonstrable customer service and communication skills to deliver a positive, professional approach
• To have flexibility in your working hours as there may be times required to cover requirements for the project


Associated benefits:

• Monday to Thursday 07:30 - 16:15 and Friday 07:30 - 13:00
• Up to 25k pa 
• 25 days holiday plus bank holidays 
• Group life insurance 4x salary
• Employee assistant programme 
• Free parking