Mechanical Design Engineer

Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Salary: £34,000 - £38,000 pa
Reference: LG / BBBH15466
Type: Permanent
Sector: Other Business Support, Key Accounts & Projects
Deadline: 25/03/2022

The company

Brewster Partners are delighted to be recruiting for a Design Engineer. The Design Engineer is responsible for the robust design of product, from estimation through to product qualification and subsequent change management and improvement initiatives, and provide guidance and support to the necessary departments to enable the organisation to achieve its KPI’s.

The job

  • Design and draw dies, tools, jigs, fixtures, and gauges for manufacture
  • Peer review technical drawings and submit relevant drawings to customer for approval
  • Maintain departmental records to ensure both customer and internal drawings are kept up to date
  • Liaise with customer from receipt of enquiry through final delivery of product to ensure design meets customers’ requirements
  • Estimate forging design, weight, section, die and tool sizes and method of manufacture for product quotation
  • Engagement in the sites APQP process for onboarding new product and communicate the design manufacturing requirements at all levels within the organisation
  • Contract review
  • Day-to-day co-ordination and creation of technical documentation necessary to support the facilities operational requirements
  • Prepare drawings for all product ranges as required, ensuring all technical requirements are met
  • Prepare sampling details and issue instructions to relevant departments for development of product
  • Support operations teams with manufacturing queries
  • Drive a continuous improvement philosophy through the department
  • Ensure departmental housekeeping is maintained

The person

  • Forging equipment and principles
  • Machining equipment and principles
  • Broad materials understanding
  • Working knowledge of quality tools (such as APQP, FMEA, 6 Sigma, 8D, 5 Why) would be advantageous.
  • HNC/HND or Degree in Mechanical and/or Production Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • 2D and 3D CAD competencies
  • FEA simulation competency

The benefits

£34,000 - £38,000 pa


Lee Gibbons
Associate Key Account Director
Brewster Partners Recruitment Group


To apply for this job, please send your CV to the email above or to quoting "Vacancy: Mechanical Design Engineer, Reference: LG / BBBH15466". Thank you for your interest.