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Design and Development Engineer (Seating)

Southend-on-Sea, Essex

£30000 - £50000 per annum + DOE plus benefits


Do you have experience of lead engineering on seating design and development activities?

Can you work permanently in the South East Essex area?

A successful design and manufacturing business, part of a group with multiple locations (UK and abroad), is currently seeking a
Design and Development Engineer with experience and expertise in seating design and development (for automotive, aerospace or rail).

What does the opportunity offer?

Competitive Salary, negotiable dependent on experience
Additional benefits include:

generous company pension scheme,
life assurance,
healthcare cash plan
39 weekday hours (MonFri)

Early finish on Fridays

Generous 24 days plus Bank Holidays from start
Permanent career opportunity within a supportive team environment
Opportunities to train, develop new skills and progress your career over time
Free parking

The role:

Lead seat design and development activities, including:

Leading the design and development of new seating products including managing small design teams
Preparation of drawings and documentation
Providing technical leadership in mechanisms, comfort, materials and other seating product related knowledge and technologies,

The candidate:

Degree or equivalent in mechanical engineering or similar
Design and development of seating products for aerospace, automotive or rail
Experience using 3D CAD tools
Experience of DFMA approaches
Broad knowledge of manufacturing and assembly processes
Experience designing upholstered / trimmed products
Team Player
Strong Work Cando Ethic
Additional experience would be highly beneficial (e.g. designing composite structures and/or moulded/formed components, electrical actuation systems, structural analysis/stress calculations etc.)
Living within a reasonable commute to the South East Essex area or willing to relocate.
Able to live and work in the UK without restriction

Please send a CV detailing relevant experience and including full contact details for immediate and confidential consideration. Suitable candidates will be contacted discretely to discuss the opportunity in more detail.

If you are interested in applying then please do so as soon as possible because once the right candidate has been found this opportunity will be closed.

Dont delay...apply today!

We look forward to hearing from you.

Posted 9 days ago

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