Senior Design Engineer

38000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Annual + GBP38000 - GBP45000/annum
08 Sep 2017
06 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Senior Design Engineer - Motorcycle Vehicles

GBP38 - 45, 000 Basic Salary + Very Competitive Package

The Company

My client is a global engineering industry leader with over 100 years of heritage. They value & respect innovation and passion for engineering and these are values which enables them to achieve sustainable growth and commercial success.

My client has strategic plans for further expansion and are committed to developing and nurturing talent and the future workforce.

Aim of this role

Responsible for the mechanical engineering design of components from concept through to production and beyond whilst adhering to an engineering design process that allows component objectives to be met.

What the role will involve initially:

* Mechanical engineering design within a process framework ensuring acceptable DFM/DFA
* Preparation of appropriate sketches, schematic diagrams or presentations to convey design intent to a cross functional team
* Determine requirement for analysis and either undertake or define and manage third party involvement
* Prepare drawings to international standards (e.g. BS8888 & ASME Y14.5) including GD&T
* Prepare tolerance stacks, clearance checks and all other supporting information for drawing approval
* Define and facilitate component testing
* Provide engineering support to the cross functional team
* Awareness of project schedule and consequence of missed deliverables
* Participate in cross-functional design reviews to facilitate knowledge transfer
* Assist in the preparation of project status reports to senior management
* Rapid evaluation of problems, identifying defects and recommending possible solutions
* Travel to suppliers and clients as necessary

Ideal Experience


* A degree in a Mechanical Engineering subject
* Extensive expertise of 3D CAD package
* Proficient with MS Office
* Motorcycle enthusiast


* Proven engineering design expertise
* Direct or tier one experience working for Powersport OEM
* Experience of working with international suppliers and/or clients both face-to-face and remotely
* Experience with PTC's Creo/Wildfire and Windchill software
* Knowledge of international materials standards
* Exposure to a particular manufacturing methodology such as casting, injection moulding or pressings
* Exposure to a particular vehicle system such as fuel tank, bodywork or integration

Personable Attributes


* Resourceful
* Excellent communication skills


* Foreign language speaker
* Motorcycle license
* Optimistic

Extensive training in the range of company products will be given

On offer to the successful candidate is the ability to work for a true market leader in their field, with a fantastic financial package, with a great opportunity to progress your career.

To apply for the Senior Design Engineer job please send your CV to or call Guy Osborne on (Apply online only) / /

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