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Design Engineer

Job Title: Design Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Lancaster
Salary: £35 - 40 per hour
Reference: VAC-13012
Contact Name: Phillip Hodson
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Job Published: February 02, 2018 14:27

Job Description

With a technically challenging product range and a commitment to growth, our client is seeking a Design Engineer to support the business.

Role: Mechanical Design Engineer

Sector: General Engineering / Subsea

Rate: £35-40ph

Location: Commutable from Preston,Lancaster, Kendall, Morecombe, Blackburn, andBlackpool


Reporting into the Design Manager, the role of Design Engineer involves designing highly engineered components and assemblies. The role will involve performing engineering design / stress analysis (hand calculations and FEA) to provide support to new / existing products. Liaison with Sales, Projects, Drafting, Manufacturing and Installation teams will be required to specify and detail design solutions that meet customer requirements. Key focuses will be to support and lead design reviews, identify design methods / techniques, conduct engineering presentations and document the design basis and reports for each product and project.


You will be a degree qualified or equivalent Mechanical Design Engineer with design background in plastics, steel fabrications and precision parts and have ideally had previous experience in the subsea industry. As a Design Engineer, you will have experience of performing hand and FEA calculations such as torsion, bolting, bending, shear force and fatigue. Key attributes for the Design Engineer position are analytically strong, good problem solver and an effective communicator together with experience of designing components and assemblies which are innovative but have a solid design for manufacture/cost appreciation. Good working knowledge of ANSYS and Inventor would be a distinct advantage.


Our client is a leading design and manufacturer of sub sea equipment to a global market.

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