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Bespoke Design Engineer

Horizon Search & Selection Ltd

Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire

Published
04-09-2018
Job ad details
Published
04-09-2018
Expires
02-10-2018
Job ID
329872527
Jobtype
Full-time
Permanent
Job sector
Architects, Surveyors, Construction, Mechanical/Engineering, Media,Creative, Design

Our client is currently seeking to appoint a Bespoke Design Engineer to join their technical team. Industry leaders in the design and manufacture of rooflights, famed for their bespoke designs and conservation focused innovation are recruiting a Bespoke Design Engineer to join their established team in rural Oxfordshire.

 

The company have  an in-house design team responsible for creating one-off designs to our architects requirements which are manufactured in the UK and assembled at their premises in Shipton under Wychwood. They work alongside some of the top architect firms in the country and our products often feature on award-winning architectural buildings throughout the UK.

 

As well as their award winning products and designs they take a great pride in their people and their team. Every one of their employees, play an integral part in the success of the business, contributing their views and opinions to form a unique set of company values and a shared vision for the wellbeing of the business. This family owned business achieved Investors in People Silver Award, West Oxfordshire Business Awards Employer of the Year and 2 stars in the Sunday Times Best Companies list. The high level of genuine collaboration and empowerment of their people, results in a high degree of staff retention and a real energy and enthusiasm in their teams.

 

This means that anyone joining this organisation must be of like mind and prepared to absorb and drive the core values of the organisation in every area of their work. Commitment to the company culture and way of working will be considered in equal measure alongside a candidates professional skills and experience.

 

We are looking for a Product Design Engineer to join an in-house design team who can handle the challenges of delivering bespoke rooflight and roof window designs to architects and contractors specifications.

It is a highly technical role which requires a practical and motivated individual with excellent organisation and interpersonal skills, attention to detail and the ability to work at a fast pace.

In addition, and just as importantly, candidates must be able to demonstrate that they are aligned with company values and adopt the following behaviours in their dealings with employees, customers and suppliers.

Purpose of the position:

  • Working on bespoke rooflight and roof window orders, undertake the design, development and detailing of feasible rooflight solutions and associated products for manufacture to customer specifications
  • Successfully identify and understand the customers needs and provide a high level of technical advice/ project support to internal and external customers where required

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Design, develop and detail feasible rooflight and roof window solutions, and their associated products, for manufacture to customer specifications
  • Produce fully detailed 3D models, in SolidWorks, for manufacturing purposes
  • Undertake all necessary simulations, thermal calculations and prototyping to ensure products are fit for purpose

  • Support and assist internal teams and suppliers to ensure successful bespoke projects from order through to dispatch to agreed quality standards
  • Successfully identify and understand the customer's needs and provide a high level of technical advice or project support to internal and external customers where required
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  • In consultation with the Bespoke Design Manager, identify and implement efficient and effective processes and procedures through continual improvement

  • Manage own workload to meet agreed deadlines
  • Communicate well at all levels
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    Skills and attributes:

  • Required - Degree qualified in Product Design or Industrial Design, or similar discipline
  • Required - Experience using 3D CAD software (Solidworks or similar)
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  • Ideally proven experience working full-time within a design environment for a technical/specialist products company
  • Knowledge of sheet metal fabrication is also highly desirable

If you would like to hear more about this amazing opportunity to be employed in a genuinevalues and people focussed workplace, then please send us your CV today along with a covering letter about why this culture and environment appeals to you. To apply we kindly ask that you forward your CV along with a supporting covering letter and some examples of your design work to Gemma Turp by emailing gemma@horizoneast.co.uk or calling 01379 898474 for an informal chat.

 

Due to the high volume of CVs we receive on a daily basis unfortunately we are unable to provide specific feedback on each application. If you have not been contacted after two weeks from the date of your application unfortunately you may have been unsuccessful. We strive to deliver an excellent service to all of our candidates and as such, should you wish to discover the reason you may have been unsuccessful please dont hesitate to get in touch with us on 01379 898474.

 

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Job ad details
Published
04-09-2018
Expires
02-10-2018
Job ID
329872527
Jobtype
Full-time
Permanent
Job sector
Architects, Surveyors, Construction, Mechanical/Engineering, Media,Creative, Design
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