Design Engineer - Lift solutions

  • Location

    Cradley Heath, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    General engineering & manufacturing, Automation & Robotics, Other

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  • Salary:

    £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + employee benefits package

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    Colin Reeves

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Design Engineer
Lift Services
£30,000 - £33,000
Employee benefits package
Flexible working environment

Due to a continued and sustained rise in demand we are looking to recruit an experienced Design Engineer to join a small but specialised and flexible design team and construction department.

The successful applicant will display the following attributes:

  • Team player
  • Problem solver
  • Commitment to first class Customer Service
  • Self motivated and work with minimal supervision
  • Integrity and reliability
  • A desire to learn new skills

The successful applicant will have the following experience and qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years experience in a design engineering role
  • Mechanical engineering background
  • Experience of migration of design to workshop fabrication and welding (beneficial)
  • Experience of migration of design to on-site installation (beneficial)
  • Qualified to NVQ4 (HNC) or higher
  • User of 2D and 3D AutoCAD/Inventor
  • Strong MS Office skills
  • A demonstrable knowledge of workplace health and safety

Experience in the lift industry would be an advantage but not essential. This role primarily relates to component design in to manufactured workshop product. Development of knowledge will be given via workshop and site involvement

Applicants for this role will have the chance to develop their skills and experience to be able to:

  • Work in a team of lift designers
  • Assist with design records and documentation
  • Assist with site surveys of existing lifts and buildings
  • Provide hand-drawn sketch work for future development of designs
  • Develop survey and concept sketch work Design
  • Work from survey sketches and data
  • Work from Customer technical specifications
  • Comply with industry standards and regulations
  • Produce calculations and select components/materials to suit
  • Produce general arrangement drawings of lift installations
  • Produce fabrication and welding drawings for the workshop
  • Produce assembly drawings for the workshop and installation teams
  • Provide drawings and specifications for the workshop and lift installation teams
  • Provide material schedules

Record Documentation

  • Support the production of record documentation for design and installation work/SHEQ
  • Support production of CDM2015 designer risk assessments
  • Ensure design work complies with industry and applicable regulations
  • Ensure working practices follow company policies including health and safety, quality, environment and equal opportunities
  • Communicate with Health & Safety, Environment, Quality and Training managers as required in the performance of the work
  • Receive a clear Disclosure & Barring Service check to enable visits to site

Our company provide emergency and call out services on a 365 day 24 hour basis across the UK. Their installations are designed and manufactured into their own facilities based in the West Midlands. This is an award winning company recognised for many aspects of their operations whose aim is to partner with customers to keep them moving safely and reliably with a first class service and quality.

If this opportunity may be of interest to you then please 'apply' now or contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121.

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