Product Design Engineer - Sheffield

Ref: 101 Date Posted: Wednesday 09 Jan 2019
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This is your chance to be part of one of the coolest teams in technology!

Location:             Sheffield

Role:                     Product Design Engineer

Salary:                  £30,000 to £45,000

Hours:                  Monday to Friday, 37.5 - Permanent

My client specialise in cutting edge, patented technology for the IT and Electronics industry. Demand for their product and expertise has led to rapid and significant growth so they need to grow the team.

If you are passionate about Product Design in Technology and want your contribution to influence the future of computing, then we want to hear from you.

The role:

You will be joining a cross functional team of experts to provide Design Engineering expertise in the design, development and design and prototyping of electronic enclosures and components.

Projects may include:

  • Designing enclosures to house electronics - NPD
  • Designing solutions for existing enclosures
  • Designing enclosures for the containment, direction and circulation of liquid
  • Designing enclosures to pass electronic signals through seals
  • Designing units to enable the cooling of hot swappable modular items, such as power supplies or disk drives.

Person Specification:

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Design using 3D CAD tools
  • Experience of both NPD and CPD
  • Broad manufacturing knowledge of different materials and processes
  • Design validation and analysis.
  • Suitable selection of materials to successfully implement product designs
  • Construction and management of Bill of Materials
  • Familiar with design and development process, concept to finished product
  • Experience in working as part of a project team

Desirable skills

  • Solidworks
  • Design of electronics enclosures
  • PDM software and general product data management
  • Experience designing for thermal, cabling and IP rating interface
  • An understanding of material properties

Qualities & attitude

  • Be proactive in promoting new ideas and solutions
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Respect planning and ability to work to deadlines, a high attention to cost optimization and client satisfaction.
  • Full UK driving license
  • Willingness and capability to travel in the UK and internationally

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