Severn Lamb

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Role: Design Engineer - SOLIDWORKS
Date Posted: Thursday 8 June 2017
We are seeking a competent SOLIDWORKS Design Engineer to produce clean sheet ground up designs of complete theme park vehicles/vehicle assemblies, predominantly rail/track based, including producing 3D models and assembly drawings for manufacture. The right candidate with have a true passion for engineering, engineering DNA and will be working within a small team, having a wide scope of responsibility and experience.
Your Experience / Skills
• Using SOLIDWORKS & AutoCAD to design complete leisure transport vehicles, including:
o Mechanical
o Pneumatic
o Hydraulic
o Electrical
o Drivetrains
o Bodyworks
o Internal combustion and electrical propulsion systems
o Basic levels of proof of design to support clean sheet ground up engineering to demonstrate design fit for purpose either through calculation or FEA
• Knowledge of FMEA techniques
• Experience of Design for Manufacture and Assembly.
• Working in partnership with external designers and suppliers to ensure best fit to project requirements.
• Working to drawing control procedures including managing the master drawing pack.
• Present and explain design proposals to management team and key stakeholders.
• Analyse and evaluate information to choose the best design solution.
• Assess required material and component specifications from suppliers to meet project design requirements
• Ensure design compliance with relevant national and international standards and legislation including health and safety


• Solid engineering background in whole vehicle/custom vehicle design & build
• Be able to demonstrate a real passion for engineering
• Be an expert in the use of SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD, Simulation, PDM and AutoCAD 2D.
• Experience with high quality design drawings.
• Experience with design for manufacture and assembly drawings.
• Formal mechanical engineering qualification
• Demonstrate a high degree of general computer fluency & literacy.
• Good all round knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel & Outlook.
• Excellent attention to detail

Salary Range:

Alcester, Warwickshire


Placement Type:

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:

Donna Lamb


Contact Phone

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