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Senior Design Engineer

Job Title: Senior Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North West
Salary: £45,000
Contact Name: Philip Price
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Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Senior Design Engineer

North West (relocation welcome)

To £45,000 plus benefits

Global component manufacturer

To develop new products and components

  • To design controls and appliances 
  • Analyse failed parts and provide solutions to improve robustness where required
  • To review and manage qualification activities for both components and appliances  


  • Developing new products in accordance with project timelines
  • Improving products and implementing changes to them with responsibility for ECN.
  • Providing technical support to production.
  • Defective product analysis and root cause investigation.
  • Running design reviews and evaluation of integrity/robustness of design concepts.
  • Compilation of qualification test matrices & management of the testing.
  • Design of robust plastic mouldings and metal pressings for high volume manufacture at lowest cost. 

Evaluation of control and appliance/ID to ensure good performance, safety, function and all aspects can meet the external approvals, and customers’ expectations.


  • B.Eng / B.Sc (Hons) or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline
  • 5+ years in new product development within a high volume manufacturing Industry
  • 2+ years experience in working in a multi-function team across multiple-sites.


  • Knowledge of mechanical & electrical design is essential;  electronics design is a benefit
  • Understanding of testing techniques, test equipment, procedures & documentation to validate product reliability
  • Thorough understanding of part / process capability and impact on function and production of mechanical components
  • Demonstrable ability to innovate and provide creative input to new products.


  • Demonstrable ability in the use Solidworks to  design appliances & controls
  • The ability work independently and take design responsibility on a new product from concept through to production.
  • Ability to troubleshoot, analyse problems and implement changes to improve products.
  • The ability to clearly document design 

Ability to participate in design reviews (peer reviews) on engineering proposals, and interpret design requirements