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Junior Design/Product Development Engineer

  • Reference IP29921-RA-SC
  • Salary £20,000 - £28,000
  • Location Newport
  • Job type Permanent

IntaPeople are currently recruiting for a leading manufacturer in the Newport area who require a Junior Design/Product Development Engineer to join their team. The successful Junior Design/Product Development Engineer will meet the demands of the business by developing new products and adapting existing products.

Reporting to the Design Manager the Junior Design/Product Development Engineer will be responsible for the engineering design & development of new and existing products, as well as:

Design and develop new products as well as adapting existing products
Design for Manufacture
Responsible for existing product improvements and new product development
Problem solving and trouble shooting
Product improvement activities; increasing product quality, reducing complexity and cost etc.
Engineering design changes
Organise the production of prototypes
Liaise with manufacturing/production
Create and maintain Bills of Materials
Prepare component and assembly drawings

As the successful Junior Design/Product Development Engineer, you will be able to demonstrate the following experience:

HNC/ HND/ Degree in Mechanical Engineering (or similar)
Proficient with Solid Works, Solid Edge and/or Inventor (other CAD packages will be considered dependant on experience)
Design for Manufacture
Good knowledge of/experience with a variety of materials and engineering/manufacturing processes
Excellent problem-solving capabilities
Experience with BOM's
Previous experience of designing, working with sheet metal products and/or wood would be beneficial
Good knowledge of/experience with a variety of materials and engineering/manufacturing processes
Enthusiastic, confident and self-motivated

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