Design Engineer

SE12810 / 610

£30,000 - £37,000

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Design Engineer
Surrey – Commutable from Epsom, Farnborough, Guildford, Woking, Alton & Farnham
£30,000 – £37,000

Our client is a leading British automotive vehicle manufacturer that is dedicated to producing vehicles that’s quality is recognised as second to none. Due to growth into various export markets they are looking for a Design Engineer to join their Current Model Engineering team.

Role & Responsibilities:

• Responsible for researching, planning & developing new & improving existing design applications
• Preparation, production & modification of design schemes, calculations, BOM’s & detailed drawings
• Complete projects within product development guidelines, including design for production and appropriate field service solutions to product performance requirements, costs & schedules
• Create designs using 2D & 3D CAD – SolidEdge & SolidWorks software
• Identify vehicle testing requirements for proposed design changes
• Manage designs through to production and to customer installation
• Review incoming engineering change/design requests from customers
• Ensure that service requirements and included in all designs

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

• Essential to have a minimum HNC in Mechanical Engineering
• Desirable to have a Degree in Mechanical Engineering
• Highly competent in 2D & 3D modelling / CAD – Using SolidEdge & SolidWorks design software
• Ideally have worked in Automotive Mechanical Vehicle & Component Design
• Aptitude for problem solving & analysing data
• Solid understanding of mechanical engineering, physics, mathematics, metalworking & plastics
• Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar mechanical design role in ideally automotive
• Must be a focused individual on delivery of project solutions to time/specification & cost
• Able to work to project deadlines & prioritise own workload
• Strong communication skills – liaising with design team, customers, production staff & projects

Benefits Package:

• Salary:- £30,000 – £37,000
• Hours:- Monday – Friday Days (7.30am-4pm)
• Benefits:- Private Pension, Life Assurance, 25 Days Holiday, Production Bonuses

Job Reference No: SE12810 / 610

Suitable candidates should apply immediately by calling our Managing Consultant for this vacancy –
Chris Gumm on 01275 371981 or by sending your CV directly to him at

We regret that this client is not prepared to sponsor work permit or work permit transfer applications. Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK.
Hunter Selection is an employment consultancy and currently has permanent vacancies for Engineering and Manufacturing professionals throughout the South West & South East of England. If you are looking for work in this area, we may be able to assist you. Contact us directly on 01275 371981 and discuss your requirements with one of our dedicated consultants.

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