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SolidWorks Design Engineer - BBBH574_1523639595

Posted: 13 Apr 2018
Job Title:
SolidWorks Design Engineer
Furniture & POS
Design Engineer
CAD System:
South West
Job Description:

Our client is increasingly becoming recognised on the world stage as leading specialists in the design and manufacture of auditorium and concourse seating. With new management forging the next chapter and about 20 staff strong, they are seeking a Design Engineer with a broad skill set able to work within a small multi-tasking environment.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Implementing products that are optimised from a design, engineering cost perspective
  • Developing prototypes to validate the aesthetic and engineering principles
  • The design of new furniture and mechanisms (e.g. tipping and folding systems) that integrate in auditorium seating
  • Working with architects, preparing optimised layouts of seats to meet legal, ergonomic and functional requirements
  • Liaising with manufacturers, with the potential for supplier visits within the UK and abroad
  • Willingness to visit sites, carry out site surveys and manage installation work

Person / Experience Required:

  • Degree qualified in Industrial Design / Product Design or equivalent
  • 2+ years' experience in design and production engineering, ideally related to the furniture sector
  • Excellent proficiency SolidWorks with PDM experience (Including part and assembly 3D modelling, technical drawing, instruction creation, rendering, analysis and data management)
  • A practical knowledge of industrial manufacturing processes, engineering conventions particularly relating to welding, steel work, upholstery and traditional furniture production methods
  • Commercially aware with the ability to critique solutions from a design and cost perspective
  • Experience creating Bills of Materials
  • Good working knowledge of AutoCAD, KeyShot and MS Office 365
Salary Package:
£24000 - £28000 per annum
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