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Design Engineer

39 hours | Portchester

Based in Portchester, UK.

Reporting into the Design Manager. The purpose of this job role is to undertake new and existing product design projects to ensure that fully developed cost effective designs are produced to agreed time scales using SMR CAD and PLM systems via the SDS process.

Your tasks:

  • To generate detail design exterior mirror components and assemblies with supporting drawing requirements using preferred CAD tools.
  • To support PLM lifecycle management and revision control.
  • Innovate within the technology or product line. Assess the IP risk of product during the development process. Protect new innovations through the IDR application process, and re-use SMR owned IP to improve overall protection of the product.
  • Maintain design drawings, bringing drawings in line with changes that have been made to the component tools, ISIRs or any other departmental request.
  • Technically assist the manufacturing engineering department during the building of prototype samples for customers.
  • Technically assist tooling and development departments with concerns arising from first shots of tools and moulding.

Your profile:

  • Minimum degree level qualification in Engineering.
  • More than 2 years’ experience in a design/manufacturing environment in the manufacturing industry.
  • Proven component design capabilities/experience.
  • Automotive engineering knowledge.
  • Knowledge of 3D CAD systems (Catia).
  • Product knowledge of mouldings/castings.
  • Proven problem solving and decision-making capabilities.

What we offer:

  • A competitive salary and range of benefits.
  • Be part of a worldwide team with very big challenges ahead, which bring huge development opportunities for people with big career goals.
  • If you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment then look no further.
  • We are an equal opportunity employer where inclusion matters; this is evidenced by us being a Disability Confident Committed Employer.

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