Job posting for a Design Engineer in Sidcup, Greater London

Design Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Sidcup DA15 7AW
  • 45000 GBP / Year
  • Salary: 45000

Website SenexRecruit Senex Recruitment Ltd

Design Engineer required in Sidcup, Greater London, taking products from concept to production using 3D CAD.

As a Design Engineer an exciting job opportunity awaits you at an international engineering company based near Sidcup, Greater London. We are seeking a creative and hands-on Design Engineer to join the dynamic product development team of this company. If you’re passionate about taking products from concept to production, this role is for you.

Paying an excellent salary and comprehensive benefits package including a starting salary up to £45,000, bonus scheme, 25 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays), pension scheme and parking and food provided on site. This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a can-do environment and make a real difference working with products that have a real impact on the wellbeing of the end user.

Key Responsibilities of the Design Engineer

  • Develop ideas from scratch and create proofs of concept.
  • Create 3D CAD models and build prototypes for evaluation and testing.
  • Draft 2D technical part and assembly drawings to BS 8888.
  • Produce product specifications, labelling, and associated documentation.
  • Ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations.
  • Aid in the handover of new products to production.
  • Maintain personal and professional development.
  • Adhere to quality and regulatory requirements.
  • Update/modify existing drawings and designs.

Requirements to be considered for the Design Engineer job

  • Proficiency in 3D CAD software.
  • Ability to produce accurate drawings and schematics.
  • Solid understanding of engineering principles, materials, and manufacturing processes.
  • Familiarity with designing for manufacturing (DFM).
  • Collaborative mindset and ability to work under pressure.

The company’s 3D design work primarily utilises Solidworks; however, we also welcome experience with all other major 3D CAD packages like Creo and Solid Edge.

As part of your role, you should be proficient in producing robust and precise drawings and schematics for various design projects. A solid grasp of engineering principles, materials, and manufacturing processes is essential. Furthermore, hands-on skills with small tools and bench experience for prototype development are valued attributes.

Understanding the significance of designing for manufacturing (DFM) and ensuring that all designs are commercially viable is a key aspect of the role.

Given the often time-sensitive nature of projects, a collaborative approach and the ability to perform well under pressure are highly prized qualities.

We actively encourage applications from engineers with diverse backgrounds who possess 3D CAD experience, backed by relevant qualifications, including HNC, HND, and Degree qualifications in Engineering.

Apply for this Design Engineer job today

If you’re ready to take on this exciting role as Design Engineer apply now! To learn more about this opportunity, feel free to contact Kevin McHugh at Senex Recruitment Ltd by calling 01424 211872.

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