Design Engineer

£29000 - £30000 per annum 
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A successful and well-established manufacturing firm is currently looking to recruit a talented Design Engineer at their Borough Green workshop in Kent. Offering a starting salary of £30,000 this is a fantastic opportunity to join a forward thinking and highly specialised business, working to ISO9001 quality controls in a well organised and friendly working environment. This is a position with a great future career path to the candidate who can prove their ability in their use of SolidWorks.

If you have proven, successful experience in working with Solid Works in a manufacturing / engineering environment you could be perfect for the role, and we’d love to hear from you.

The Role
As Design Engineer you will be primarily responsible for producing prototype design specifications and design drawings for a range tooling for tier 1 automotive suppliers.

Specific responsibilities include:
– Delivering vertically integrated design to prototype
– Liaising with the customer for general design changes and other technical matters from time to time
– The issue and filing of drawings alongside the maintenance of the register
– The general support of the design cycle

You will be based at the company’s Borough Green office just outside Sevenoaks and will report directly to the Design Manager.

The Candidate
To be considered for the Design Engineer role you will need to possess direct experience in the use of SolidWorks engineering design software. You will also need experience within a manufacturing environment. It is important that you possess experience working with a CNC software application. The company uses OneCNC software, but full training will be given in this software, if necessary, to the successful applicant.

An engineering qualification in a related discipline – ideally degree would also be a useful element in your CV ideally , HNC, HND but consideration will be given to all candidates with proficiency in the criteria mentioned above.

You will also need to take ownership and an interest in the whole design cycle and be able communicate directly with the client base.

The Company
The company is a highly specialised precision engineering company using CNC Mills, Grinder, Wire Erosion Machines and hand finishing by toolmakers, working to ISO 9001 quality controls in a well-organised and friendly working environment.

Customer satisfaction, timely deliveries and top quality products and services are their hallmark and it’s essential all employees keep to the highest standards of production.

Coburg Banks Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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