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Design PROJECT Engineer

Reporting to the Senior Design Engineer

We are looking for a dynamic individual, with a passion for engineering and the drive and determination to enhance our world class earth moving product. You will have good communications skills, be able to work individually as well as part of a small team of design, development and electrical engineers.  You must also have the ability to meet tight deadlines, applying a pragmatic approach when necessary.  With the addition of proven planning skills you will be able to bring all these elements together to achieve the success of your projects.

Existing design experience of mobile construction or agricultural equipment required.  A mechanical based engineering degree (BEng or MEng). Previous 3D CAD Design experience (preferably NX) together with Finite Element Analysis packages to inform and direct the design process where necessary.

As a Project Engineer, we require you to progress designs from concept through to development and manufacture, liaising with suppliers, manufacturing, purchasing and other departments. Reporting in to high level meetings on current projects where required. Ensure all product data for the project is created by yourself and the team including 3D models, detail drawings, technical files, product specification, and technical publications. You would also be responsible for the product data being delivered into our MRP system via the ISO 9001 accredited change control process.

A requirement to chair design reviews with Thwaites management, the project team and other key personnel means communication, delegation and confidence is essential.  You will also be required to meet with suppliers incumbent and new to inform existing and new design changes on and off site.

The Company offers excellent pay and working conditions together with pension and health care options for the successful candidate.

Please email a copy of your CV and covering letter to: Claire Hope @ clairehope@thwaitesdumpers.co.uk

 

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