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Senior Design & Development Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Engineering & Technical

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  • Salary:

    £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Phil Pitman

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  • Published:

    17 days ago

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  • Expiry date:

    02 June 2024

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Senior Design & Development Engineer
£45,000 - £52,000

Yolk Recruitment is partnered with a renowned global leader in automotive innovation, supplying high quality components and leading the way on innovation in their field, with groundbreaking product launches in recent years and more to follow. With a century-long legacy, they excel in drive train, mobility, and electric power train solutions for commercial and industrial markets worldwide. A global business with 9000 employees across 19 countries, the Cwmbran site has a legacy for leading the way and have a new opportunity for a Senior Design & Development Engineer to join their team.

You'll focus on sub system or component level for current and future products, involving you in the full product life cycle. You'll be a central point of coordination and decision making between development, customers, systems engineers, purchasing, suppliers and manufacturing.

This is what you'll be doing

  • Obtains input from stakeholders to deliver information and recommendations that lead to quality product decisions.
  • Progress projects without sacrificing project quality expectations, making decisions on day to day project details, analysis or test work instruction details, coordinating across discipline areas
  • Apply and improves processes such as Engineering Standard Work (ESW), iDFMEA, Failure Incident Review Group (FIRG) and tools such as 7-step problem solving, design review checklist and other specialized tools required to support the processes and enable high quality decision making.
  • Lead impactful projects and take ownership of complex components, products, systems or services
  • Lead the development and improvement of work processes and systems
  • Coordinate technicians and student employees, developing junior engineers around you
  • Provide support and guidance to influence technical direction within a project team and continues to develop proficiency in the competency areas critical to success in the role.
  • Become a subject matter expert in a chosen discipline or product area

This is the experience you'll bring to the team:

  • Degree or above in Mechanical Engineering or related field
  • Proven experience as a Mechanical Design Engineer within manufacturing/industrial sectors
  • Leadership skills and the ability to mentor others
  • Strong technical knowledge and a drive to continue to learn
  • Project management skills
  • Track record of technical problem solving

And this is what you'll get in return

  • £45,000 - £52,000 DOE
  • Flexible hours
  • 6% matched pension
  • 25 days holiday
  • Medical cashback plan
  • 4 x life assurance
  • Company bonus
  • Up to 2 days WFH, on site as required by project needs
  • Continued training and development
  • Proven career development opportunities

If you feel you have the skills, experience and passion to be successful in this role apply now!

*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.

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