Design Engineer

Cordant Group
15 Jul 2017
19 Aug 2017
Job Role: Design Engineer Location: Barnstaple Salary: DOE Our client, based in Barnstaple, is looking for a Design Engineer to join their team on full time, permanent basis. Role Requirements: To research and maintain all relevant knowledge with respect to product design codes, standards, trends, legislation and technology that could have positive benefit to products and the business. To include a 'technology watch' on new materials, processes and relevant industrial trends for the same. To develop specifications such that they can be introduced into the manufacture of products, new or existing and into appropriate processes. To provide ideas and information relevant to support the company's WINOVATION process and provide resource to project teams as required. To 'bring into life' new product concepts, prototypes and pre-production products as dictated by the WINOVATION process. In addition, as a member of the Innovation and Technology Department, the incumbent will help to provide high level technical advice and support both internally and externally on any material related product applications or issues. To provide general technical support on new products and materials both internally and externally To assist in the design of products from concept brief to practical solution, including undertaking all calculations to determine product performance criteria To select appropriate materials for product specification and assist in vendor selection and evaluation Key Accountability's: Create and maintain strong links with Industry experts, relevant academic bodies and other associations To design and implement experimental techniques To utilise the VAVE and other processes and achieve product/process cost reduction goals To be responsible for product performance testing, evaluation and reporting To propose manufacturing process selection and evaluation To create and formulate innovative product proposals based on technologies/trends and customer/marketplace needs for consideration at Ideation stage of WINOVATION To coordinate prototype production and evaluation Candidate Requirements: Essential Degree / HND in mechanical engineering and /or design Industry experience within the valve manufacturing or Oil & Gas and Chemical Process Industries Desirable Valve experience (Not essential) Key Competencies: Industry design codes and standards such as ASME V111 and API 6A 3D modelling, FEA and other design tools Materials Technology and essential characteristics Manufacturing processes and techniques Materials processing Design / Process FMEAs Design of experiments Engineering test laboratory, equipment / procedures Project Management If you have the relevant experience and would like to apply for this position then please contact Sarah Radford on 01271 859135. Cordant People is an equal opportunities employer. CP4 This job was originally posted as

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