Permanent
Supply Chain
Bristol

Project Engineer

Ref: 3809| Posted: 28th May 2019

This vacancy is now closed

Project Engineer

Location: Bristol

Salary: £29,000/ Annum

Working Hours: Mon to Thurs 7.30am to 4.30pm and Fri 7.30am to 12.30pm

Summary of Role

Working in the Product Design Department this role will support the introduction of new Caravan & Motorhome designs from initial concept through to product launch.

This role will consist of:

  • The design of individual caravan and motorhome interior and exterior parts (from modelling to manufacture)
  • Detailed design of caravan and motorhome interiors
  • Work with the Prototype team to create Mock ups and Prototypes to ensure design ideas are achievable
  • Work with the Manufacturing and Pre-Production teams to ensure a smooth transition into production
  • Liaising with suppliers and communicating effectively with other functions outside the Product Development team
  • Utilize evaluation techniques to determine the best design solution
  • Understanding and prioritise work to fit with the overall project plan
  • Work within the project guidelines and metrics (outline in Project Brief)
  • Actively participate and in some instances lead design reviews
  • Attending industry shows
  • Working within the guidelines of Departmental and Company: Policies, Procedures and Work Instructions.

Specific Technical Competencies/Skills:

  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes including CNC routing, vac forming, Extruding & injection moulding
  • Working with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Good written and verbal communication skills. Ability to communicate technical issues.
  • Analytical problem solver
  • Positive team player
  • Manage time and Prioritise tasks
  • Ability to understand and produce manufacturing drawings to BS8888
  • Knowledge of 2D & 3D CAD including surfacing (preferably Solidworks & AutoCAD)
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office

Person Specification

Ideally, a Product Design or Engineering graduate with aptitude for interior or product design.

Preferably with some relevant experience within a similar environment

 

The C&D Group are acting as an employment agency in regards to this role