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SOLIDWORKS Elite Specialists

Bankside Patterson Ltd

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Job Description
Date Posted: Tuesday 4 July 2017

- Reporting directly to the Senior Technical Manager.
- Responsible (with the support of the Senior Technical Manager) for the following:
- Conceiving, designing, developing and handing over new products from concept to production in support of business development strategy;
- Developing improvements to existing products to meet continuous improvement objectives;
- Using design for manufacture and assembly (DFMA) and failure mode effects analysis (FMEA) to optimise designs for production and demonstrate their robustness in use;
- Analysing and verifying designs by appropriate calculation and computer assisted methods (e.g. FEA).
- Specifying and supervising of test and evaluation samples and product prototypes;
- Validating of product designs by testing using in-house facilities or third parties with leadership and supervision of resources assigned to such tasks;
- Compiling reports of analytical or test methods, results, supporting data and conclusions;
- Preparing of data, methods and instructions to support the Technical Department’s on-going activities in support of production products;
- Preparing product and system specification drawings and documentation including critical to function and critical to quality annotation to support business Operations Department functions;
- Preparing of product data and drawings / images to support sales and marketing efforts for new and improved products;
- Preparing parametric CAD models and rules to assist in the implementation of DriveWorks applications;
- Producing and maintaining DriveWorks applications to facilitate the design and definition of product instances within the defined rules and parameters of product systems;
- Liaising with members of other departments, suppliers, customers and other external bodies to facilitate the above; and
- Collaborating with the management of the business to proactively contribute to continuous improvement.

Your Experience / Skills

Ideally, the candidate should:
- Have experience with SOLIDWORKS EPDM;
- Have experience of product testing and electronic test data capture (data logging) and interpretation; and
- Have experience of new product development (NPD), new product introduction (NPI) and project management.

The successful candidate must:
- Have appropriate engineer qualifications (preferably a degree in an applicable engineering discipline) and / or experience;
- Have demonstrable experience of practical design for manufacture and assembly;
- Be a self-starter able to work alone on own initiative or in a team;
- Be pragmatic and flexible to the requirements of the job in hand with good judgement of requirements;
- Be capable of innovation when required;
- Be a competent SOLIDWORKS user, preferably with a working knowledge of Sheet Metal functionality, SOLIDWORKS Simulation or similar FEA package and DriveWorks;
- Be capable of producing engineering drawings and documentation to a good standard.
- Be mathematically capable and computer literate;

Qualification:
Preferably a degree in an applicable engineering discipline

Salary Range:
Up to £35,000

Location
Brandesburton, Driffield

Industry
Chassis Manufacturer

Placement Type:
Permanent

If you are interested in applying for this job or would like to find out more, please send CV along with introductory email identifying this position to the contact details below:

Contact
Mark Stevens

ContactEmail
mstevens@bankside-patterson.co.uk

Contact Phone
01964 545454

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