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    £20 - 30 per hour

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    Francesca Coltham

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    15 days ago

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Design Engineer – Engine Components - Stafford / Hybrid Working

The Design Engineer will have the opportunity to contribute to the design and development of new product concepts and complex engineering projects. You will design and develop engine components and systems to release to production in a timely manner to ensure products provide superior performance, durability, quality, optimised cost, and serviceability. You will partner with global teams and suppliers whilst contributing to the planning and delivery of projects.

Job Responsibilities & Duties of the Design Engineer – Engine Components

  • Researching new materials and competitive products. Organizing, coordinating, and executing the building, testing, and analysis of prototypes.
  • Assisting supply specialists and buyers with supplier development and supplier performance.
  • Leading and supporting DFMEA and DVP&R creation.
  • Provides effective technical solutions to routine functional challenges via sound technical competence, effectively examining implications of events and issues.
  • Release of product designs into engineering systems to a high quality and defect free standard.
  • Leads the design, analysis, and simulation elements. Prepares and maintains personal plans and is responsible for meeting scheduled dates.
  • Prepare presentations and to share proposals and solutions with other members of the organisation.
  • Be single point of contact to the “Cost-Down” project team and be the engineering lead within that group.

Skills and Experience required of the Design Engineer – Engine Components

  • Requires a bachelor degree in an accredited Engineering, Computer Science, or Materials Science curriculum plus 1+ years of relevant experience.
  • Must be able to demonstrate the ability to gain a mastery of complex engineering and manufacturability concepts.
  • Must have a good mechanical aptitude with ability to develop product concepts.
  • Requires strong leadership ability and good communications skills.

Initial 12 Month Contract (high chance of being extended)

Minimum of 3 days on-site working per week (must include Wednesday and 2 other days)

Competitive Hourly Rate - Umbrella OR PAYE

To apply, please submit a copy of your up to date CV clearly indicating your relevant experience. Applicants must have an existing right to work in the UK and evidence of eligibility will be required. Suitable candidates will be contacted.

The above represents a summary of the contract assignment.  A full description of this contract assignment is available. A full explanation of this rate and all deductions will be explained in a key information document (KID) supplied to registered candidates.