Design and Development Engineer

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  • Location:

    Canterbury, Kent

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    £35000 - £40000 per annum

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    Hannah Pepper

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    over 1 year ago

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Design and Development Engineer



A market leading, worldwide, interconnect specialist is seeking a Design and Development Engineer who will help deliver first class levels of excellence. The successful applicant will be responsible for designing new products and concepts, in-line with the business requirements.

Key accountabilities - Design and Development Engineer

+ Designing, verifying, preparing and maintaining detailed technical design drawings, schematics or specifications using Computer Aided Design software and Microsoft software packages ready for manufacture

+ Preparing Manufacturing Instructions as required for new products

+ Resolving manufacturing issues within Production readiness review at the early stages of product design and development

+ Working closely with design briefs supplied to resolve design details or discrepancies, or to prepare drawings of unusual, complex, or original designs which require a high degree of precision using CAD or CAE equipment

+ Coordinating drawing and drawing control activities

+ Interfacing as necessary with both internal and external customers during the design process

Skills and knowledge required - Design and Development Engineer

+ Engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering with a good understanding of electrical principles

+ Experience in Military industry, or Oil and Gas, Aerospace, Subsea or Medical industries

+ Solid Design Engineering background

+ Mechanical Engineer with a basic understanding of data rates and electronics

+ Demonstrable experience in introducing products into high risk environments (NPI)

+ Strong background in LEAN 5s principles

+ Good working knowledge of materials (Metals, Glass)