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Lead Design Engineer
Our client, a global engineering business just outside of Sheffield is looking for an experienced Lead Design Engineer to join their rapidly growing, successful business.
Reporting directly into the Engineering Manager, the Lead Design Engineer will be a vital member of the team and will help oversee and mentor all aspects of the design team.
Key responsibilities include:
Being a senior member of the 15 strong design team, implementing design best practise and ensuring that all projects are delivered on time
Discussing and interpreting requirements, preparing concise engineering specifications as a prerequisite to design
Ensure all solutions provided to customers meet required standards and specifications
Be a key point of contact for other members of the team consisting of Design Engineers, Technicians and Apprentices and provide ongoing training to develop skills and increase efficiency
Qualified to at least HNC level
Good, demonstrable experience with performing hand/stress calculations as a pre requisite to design
FEA experience would be beneficial
5+ years design experience within an engineering/manufacturing environment
Experience in a midheavy engineering environment
Proficiency in SolidWorks or Inventor would be preferred
Good communications skill across a range of different stakeholders and departments
Our client is the UKs leading manufacture of specialist products within their market and their products have a global reputation for quality and performance with majority of their sales coming from global markets.