Chief Design Engineer - Birmingham - up to £55,000 + Benefits

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£30000 to £55000 Per year
12 May 2017
06 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Chief Design Engineer - Birmingham - up to £55,000 + Benefits - Ref 200640

I am currently recruiting for a Chief Design Engineer to work for a leading engineering organisation based in Birmingham. Salary up to £55,000 + Benefits.

The organisation operate at the forefront of their specific market they operate in and they have 7 manufacturing facilities across the globe backed by local development centres. This enables them to sell locally to their global customers. They are innovators and are renowned for their upfront engineering excellence.

Due to recent success the business are looking to recruit a very experienced Mechanical Design Engineer to take on the position as the Chief of design on new product developments to support customer engineering programs.

The working environment involves taking the leading role within a skilled design team operating in an international business environment supporting global customers. The company is the market leader within the segment that it operates, with a particular reputation for innovative engineering solutions.

Ideal Requirements:

* Graduate mechanical engineer at least 2.1

* Very strong experience in mechanical analysis to include strength of materials and fatigue behaviour

* Experience of both software based and theoretical calculations

* Experience of both metals and plastic materials

* Extensive experience of developing products involving mechanical and electro-mechanical assemblies for medium to high volume quantities.

* Good understand of manufacturing processes enabling design optimised for manufacture.

* Knowledge of rotating components such as bearings, seals, gears, pulleys would be advantageous.

* Knowledge of hydraulic systems .

* The candidate most be able to demonstrate strong problem solving skills

* Good CAD skills ideally PRO-E user covering modelling & detail drawings.

* An understanding of automotive project management systems is not essential but would be useful.

* The minimum experience that would likely fulfil this role is 10 years post graduate design experience.

* Report writing

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a leading organisation who have a reputation for excellence. They have very ambitious but realistic growth plans over the next coming years so the opportunity to advance and progress your career is certainly available.

This is an immediate requirement so if you do have the required skills and experience then please get in touch ASAP. Either apply direct or send an updated copy of your CV to