Design Engineer

  • Stoke-on-Trent, UK
  • £35,000 - £40,000 per annum
  • Permanent

Job Title: Design Engineer

Job Class: Site Engineer

Location: Stoke-on-Trent

Salary:£35-£40k

MCG Construction has a new opportunity for a qualified Design Engineer for a major contract in Stoke On Trent.

What will I be doing?

Responsible for all aspects of design within a team delivering the complete design of products and water processing plants.

  • Job requires a good knowledge and comprehensive understanding of the range of processes, procedures and systems to be used in carrying out assigned tasks and a basic understanding of the underlying concepts & principles upon which the job is based.

  • The knowledge can be acquired through a combination of job-related training and considerable on-the-job experience. The skills and knowledge level can be equivalent to a specialised level within a skilled trade, but are generally non-theoretical skills

  • Ensuring drawings, BOMs, specifications, and other engineering information is produced in a timely manner in accordance with agreed timescales.

  • Generate 2D and 3D drawings and models based upon the information provided and based upon the individual's experience and knowledge.

  • Ensure that the design produced is commercially and technically the best possible.

  • Maintain standards that conform to the standards and company procedures.

  • Generate occasional electrical drawings based on information provided by the C&I Engineering Team.

  • Produce designs that are compliant with health, safety and environmental legislative requirements.

  • Working closely with Product Managers, Process Engineers and Electrical Design Engineers.

  • General administration duties including modification notes, QA procedures and document control

Do I have what it takes?

  • Experience with 3D software, proven experience with 3D Cad software i.e. CREO, Inventor or Solidworks as an alternative would be useful.

  • Proven experience in using Windchill PDM package, proven experience with a similar PDM package as an alternative is desirable.

  • Experience of practical design and manufacturing would be an advantage.

  • Excellent communications skills, both verbally and in writing. Able to explain things in a clear and concise manner.

  • Experience in the water treatment industry would be an advantage.

  • A high degree of flexibility is required to ensure project targets are met.

  • Security is a vital part of product development and the position is subject to the signing of a confidentiality agreement.

  • Good levels of experience and competence in drawing and performing basic interpretation of P&ID's.

  • Ability and experience of being able to work to a dead-lines and to plan tasks around the timescales of others, with excellent time management skills.

  • Basic design knowledge and experience of equipment and technologies used commonly within the water treatment industries (eg. Pumps, pipework, valves and tanks).

  • Ability to review the designs of others (colleagues, supplier and clients) and provide supporting comments where applicable.

  • Without direct supervision to have an ability to proactively find information and answers so that design work is allowed to progress.

  • A passion for delivering excellent customer service.

  • Technical competence and excellent problem solving skills.

  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

  • Comfortable working within a team environment.

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