Design Engineer

Leeds Permanent £30,000 - £40,000 per year
  • Salary approx £35,000 dependant on experience
  • Joinery based manufacturing knowledge desirable

About Our Client

This is a renowned industrial/manufacturing firm with a substantial presence in Leeds. As a leading player in its sector, the company specialises in engineering and manufacturing, employing over 500 people across various departments.

Job Description

  • Utilise SolidWorks and SWOOD to develop detailed 3D models and 2D drawings of joinery products, ensuring accuracy and precision in design.
  • Develop CNC programs directly from CAD models using SWOOD CAM tools, optimizing tool paths for efficiency and precision in the manufacturing process.
  • Design and oversee the creation of prototypes using CNC machines, allowing for practical testing and validation of design concepts before full-scale production.
  • Select and recommend suitable materials, considering both functionality and cost-effectiveness. Optimize design for minimal material waste and efficient production using CNC machining.
  • Work closely with CNC operators, production managers, and other stakeholders to ensure seamless transition from design to manufacturing, addressing any technical issues that arise.
  • Support quality checks on designs and final products, ensuring they meet industry standards, client specifications, and regulatory requirements. Adjust designs based on feedback to maintain high-quality output

The Successful Applicant

A successful Design Engineer should have:

  • Degree in Engineering or a related field
  • Proficiency in CAD software and other design tools
  • Strong understanding of engineering principles and manufacturing processes
  • Excellent problem-solving and project management skills
  • The ability to lead a team and collaborate effectively
  • Great communication and presentation skills
  • A creative mind with a focus on innovation and efficiency

What's on Offer

  • A competitive salary ranging from £30000 to £40000 per year
  • A positive and supportive work culture
  • Opportunities for career progression and professional development
  • Generous holiday leave
  • A chance to work on innovative projects in the industrial/manufacturing sector

We encourage all qualified individuals who believe they can contribute to our team and help shape the future of our company to apply for this Design Engineer role. We look forward to receiving your application.

Dan Richardson
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Phone number
+44 113 243 7752

Job summary

Job function
Engineering & Manufacturing
Engineering Design and R&D
Industrial / Manufacturing
Contract type
Consultant name
Dan Richardson
Consultant phone
+44 113 243 7752
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