Design Process Engineer

Time added: 09.01.2019

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £20,000.00 to £25,000.00 /year

Hours: 40 hours (8:00am - 5:00pm)


  • 28 days annual leave (incl Bank Holidays)
  • Free Parking
  • Generous Company pension

Job Purpose

  • To work efficiently and effectively within the Design Department managing multiple tasks and prioritising your own workload to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Liaise with the Sales Department to ensure Customer Requirements are clearly identified.
  • Convert customer requirements into Design planning documentation to enable the smooth flow of information within the department.
  • Source technical solutions with suppliers to enable Design work to commence on schedule with requisite information present from the outset.
  • Assist with Design Verifications to ensure specification requirements are met.
  • Assist Design Engineers with preparation of customer and supplier documentation.
  • Create Design release documentation for internal customers and suppliers.

Summary of Duties

  • Assess customer requirements from the Sales Department to create a starting point for Design Engineers to create models.  This will convey part number allocation, BoM structure, bought in component sourcing, organising design reviews and preparing relevant documentation.  Tools to assist the creation of this information will be MS Office, plus the use data within PLM and MRP software.
  • Document designs and systems throughout the departmental lifecycle to ensure customer's requirements are met and follow company standards.
  • Work with Design Engineers to ensure all information is provided in and communicated out  in the most effective manner.
  • Manage the Design release cycle for prototype products. 
  • Control Engineering Change throughout the business.
  • Required to develop job knowledge in all areas of Fuel Cell, Systems and Component Design, and continually progress their engineering capabilities.
  • Other jobs within your capabilities may be requested by Senior Management from time-to-time including any other role that you possess experience in that the Company may require you to fulfil.

Responsibilities & Competences 

  • Responsible for assessing if there is adequate information to document a design from start to end of the Design Process.
  • Very strong analytical skills when reading technical specifications and Bills of Materials.
  • Excellent Non-Verbal Reasoning skills and Attention to Detail.
  • Assist the movements of Release and Engineering Change workflows within the Company.
  • Ownership of administrative tasks from start to finish.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

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