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Design Engineer

Department
Products and Value
Region
Liverpool, UK
Closing Date
18 November 2022
Salary
Competitive
Benefits
25 days of holidays + more

We have an exciting opportunity to join the Products and Value department in the role of Design Engineer, reporting to the Engineering Manager (Products and Value).

The Role

Joining as part of a multidisciplinary team, you will have the responsibility for the design, engineering and testing of new and improved equipment, improving all aspects of the product range, namely quality, reliability and performance.  In addition to this you will be directly involved with the support and technical queries of the business, working with other departments to ensure solutions are produced in an appropriate and adequate timeframe.

Duties

  • Support purchasing, manufacturing, assembly, commercial and sales in non contract queries and process improvements
  • Visit customers and suppliers both in the UK and overseas for the purpose of technical and warranty support or part manufacturing investigations
  • Contribute to and create regular progress reports and present them to project leaders and management
  • Occasional review and sign off of basic part/assembly/GA drawings/technical documentation and designs

Product Development

  • Investigate and raise areas of interest within current product range for development and potential improvement
  • Investigate equipment and product problems or failures both during testing or during use and design and implement solutions
  • Generate, develop and test product improvements and new product designs through from concept to production, including the generation of all documentation, drawings, and sales support where required
  • Conduct and devise testing protocols on new and existing equipment
  • Produce clear, detailed and logical test reports, for both internal and external distribution
  • Oversee the progress of part delivery and assembly of projects you are responsible for

Quality

  • Use quality procedures (including ECR/ECNs) to document and implement quality and performance improvements
  • Identify cause and propose solutions to quality concerns/issues
  • Ability to review and ensure products are compliant to relative standards (e.g. machinery/ ATEX/ PED)

Contract Processing (occasional)

  • Process (generation of CAD models, detail drawings, assembly drawings, arrangement drawings, parts lists, specifications, and contract documentation) for non-standard contracts from point of handover from sales to providing ordering information to purchasing
  • Design safe, compliant and cost effective equipment to fulfil the customer’s requirements, and generate the necesary documentation and drawings for its manufacture
  • Create documentation and drawings for non-standard contract manuals

The successful candidate will have a creative flair and design ability with a high attention to detail and excellent problem – solving skills.  Communicating clearly and concisely you will be commercially aware with excellent project management skills, capable of prioritising workload.

 

Skills and Experience

  • a good understanding of CAD modelling and drawing skills and experience with some knowledge of geometric tolerancing
  • ability to interpret and understand technical drawings

 

Qualifications

  • Degree/experience in related field (e.g. Mechanical Engineering / Design Engineering

How do I apply?

Please send your cover letter and CV to hr@thechargepoint.com before the closing date of 18 November 2022.