Senior Design Engineer

  • Location

    Shrewsbury, Shropshire

  • Sector:

    Engineering & Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £38.00 - £42.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Paul Terry

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    26 weeks

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An excellent opportunity to join our market leading OEM client on a 6 month (minimum ) contract,

You will have an extensive background and experience of Engine and Transmission product design and development. This is a defence related role so on this occasion only UK nationals will be considered.

Key Responsibilities:

Developing design concepts to a production intent standard.

  • Working with technical project engineer to ensure design release timing adherence.

  • Arranging and presenting technical solutions at cross functional design reviews.

  • Creating and releasing drawings of complex components.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Engine design experience at both a component and sub-system level. It would be advantageous to have experience in at least one of the following areas:

  1. Fuel system integration

  2. Valve mechanism design

  3. In cylinder component design (piston & conrod)

  4. Design of castings

  • Demonstrable knowledge of PTC Creo 4.

  • Demonstrable detail drawing knowledge including use of GD&T on a wide range of components.

  • Working knowledge of Caterpillar systems and processes would be an advantage although training will be provided as appropriate.

  • Ability to liaise with other functions within our clients facility - Purchase, inspection, operations.

This is an initial 6 month contract with the expectation of an extension into 12 months +