Design Engineer

We are a market leader in Aerospace composite manufacturing, working with exciting technologies and materials to design and build advanced composite structural components and assemblies. We are seeking an experienced Design Engineer to join our Engineering team at our sites in Crewkerne, Somerset.

This role is responsible for undertaking design tasks and projects using computer aided design (CATIA V5 CAD) and, where required, PLM data management tools, incorporating solutions that satisfy design to cost and design for manufacture best practice.

A good understanding of composite materials is required for this role, and design experience in an Aerospace environment is beneficial.

This role follows a day shift pattern and the flexibility to do overtime and/or work late shifts is beneficial.

The role

Your work activities will include to:

 - Develop production ready designs that meet the customer requirement specification.

 - Ensure all design and project activity is carried out to Company procedures or overriding customer requirements.

 - When directed to be the project owner you will be responsible for design file management, project resource management, project schedule adherence and project budget management. You will be expected to provide monthly reports to the Engineering Manager on project performance and coordinate design reviews.

 - Provide timely engineering responses to Technical Queries.

 - Liaise with internal and external stakeholders and ensure that the Engineering process is adhered to.

 - Prepare technical proposals and quotations under the direction of the Engineering Manager.

 - Support design data related import and export requests for the Data Control department to both suppliers and customers.

 - Undertake continuous personal development and keep abreast of industry specific design engineering developments and innovation.

The person

You will have:

 - relevant Engineering further education or equivalent experience and further professional training.

 - proven design engineering experience using a relevant design tool.

 - good understanding of 3D CAD software (preferably CATIA V5).

 - working knowledge of typical design office procedures.

 - understanding of composite materials and the ability to generate design solutions to meet technical specifications.

 - the technical capability to provide design led input to engineering review meetings.

 - the ability to communicate assertively and professionally at all levels with internal & external contacts; and demonstrate strong verbal & written communication and presentation skills.

 - a highly accurate approach with strong attention to detail, the ability to write thorough and clear reports.

 - a results-driven mindset and the ability to manage multiple priorities, working to tight deadlines.

 - a good level of computer literacy in MS Office software.a good team player approach with a flexible attitude to work load.

The pay scale for this role is dependent on skill level and experience - please state your salary expectation in your application.

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