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Project Design Engineer

Leicestershire - Salary £35,000-£38,000

We are seeking a Project Design Engineer for an engineering consultancy in Leicestershire. This position will be offer as a fixed term contract for approximately 24 months with the possibility of further work thereafter.

The company has a Project Design Engineer role available for someone with an applications engineering background, to support process development and knowledge transfer for the production of new systems. Currently there is a need to manage a new capacity for the company requiring project management and technical engineering.

Key Responsibilities

• Conceptual design and development of prototypes and new products.
• Generation of 3D cad models and 2D part / assembly drawings using Solidworks
• Design for prototyping/production using CNC milling and turning.
• Design calculations and the application of advanced simulation / CAE techniques
• Creating and delivering technical presentations (both internal and external)
• Generating Intellectual Property and Patent applications (incentivised)
• Supporting team leaders and reporting on progress to Senior Management
• Organising and leading regular consortium meetings and conference calls.
• Advising and supporting technical delivery as well as advice on strategy, risk management, conflict resolution or other key issues for the success of the project

Required Skills

• A high degree of self-motivation and the ability to work independently.
• Excellent project management experience gained in a technical environment, such as manufacturing and R&D, involving multi-disciplinary activities.
• Strong engineering background with mechanical, electrical and CAD experience. Experience of implementing project plans using appropriate project management software.
• Good co-ordination, organisational and time management skills with particular regard to periodic face to face project review meetings and regular technical progress review conference calls. Generation and submission of periodic technical and monitoring reports.
• Good writing and reporting skills together with a good understanding of project finances.
• Must be prepared to travel, to attend supplier, subcontractor and partner meetings at their locations.
• Ideally a degree level in mechanical engineering or relevant background.

key words: mechanical engineer mechanical engineering mechanical design engineer automotive engineer project engineer project engineering project manager solidworks design engineer tool design engineer

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