Technical & Design Engineer Wanted!

Published: 2019-07-23 10.00

If you are looking for the opportunity to start or progress your career and join an engineering department where your input and results driven attitude is recognised and rewarded, the team at Heatrod would like to hear from you today.

We offer a very comprehensive package for this position, including a highly competitive basic salary, pension, health and staff benefits scheme with 25 days holiday and Monday-Friday working with early finish on Fridays.

In a growing renewable energy economy with electric energy at it's centre, Heatrod Industrial is the UK’s leading manufacturer of electric heating equipment offering a wide range of products from standard heating elements through to customer bespoke equipment. Our success is built on our ability to satisfy our customers by providing quality products, outstanding customer service and delivering on time every time! We combine a growing industrial manufacturing base with a thriving distribution business. The engineering team are at the forefront of the business from creating BOM’s for manufacture to designing customer bespoke solutions.

Purpose of the Role:

A focused and professional individual reporting to the Senior Industrial Engineer & Operations Manager, the design & technical engineer role will be responsible for designing and specifying products that meet the needs of our Customers. Provide information to the production department; provide technical and costing support to the Sale’s Department, and new product development.

Main duties

  • Provide technical & design engineering support to Sales.
  • Calculate direct cost of manufactured products ready for quoting.
  • Create manufacturing drawings in SolidWorks
  • Update and produce manufacturing data, BOM’s & routes ready for production planning.
  • Maintain records of drawings, documents & key paperwork.
  • New product development and assisting these into production along with SOP’s.
  • Identify potential suppliers of new parts & materials.
  • Work closely with production engineering, quality & production to maximise efficiency.
  • Undertake project work to drive continual improvement through the business
  • Undertake other reasonable tasks as requested by the Senior Industrial Engineer & OP’s Manager
  • Liaising with customers on new and existing products

Note: Training will be provided on current systems to assist with main duties above, i.e. BOM’s, record archiving and NPD processes.

Technical & Design Engineer | Technical | Design | Mechanical | Engineer

Benefits

Competitive Salary (commensurate with experience), Pension Scheme, Annual Bonus up to 5%, Westfield Health Scheme, Lifeworks Perks Scheme

Info

Working Hours 7.30am-4.00pm Mon-Thursday 7.30am-12.50pm Friday

Essential Skills

  • Good Computer Skills including MS Office
  • Competent in Solid Works for producing 3D drawings
  • 2 years’ experience working in a similar technical based role
  • Experience of project work & managing multiple projects at one time
  • Experience of offshore manufacturing
  • Experience of working in a customer facing role
  • Possess commercial acumen
  • Ability to work to deadlines

Desired Skills

  • 5S experience.
  • Lean Manufacturing & Design experience.
  • ISO 9001 experience
  • Experience in the heating element industry would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of ATEX product design and certification processes would be of interest

About Company

Heatrod Elements is the UK’s leading manufacturer of heating elements and associated equipment for domestic and industrial heating applications. We also have a broad knowledge of electric heating throughout various industries, and our current range of industrial heating solutions are unrivalled globally.

Essential Requirements

  • Good Computer Skills including MS Office
  • Competent in Solid Works for producing 3D drawings
  • 2 years’ experience working in a similar technical based role
  • Experience of project work & managing multiple projects at one time
  • Experience of offshore manufacturing
  • Experience of working in a customer facing role
  • Possess commercial acumen
  • Ability to work to deadlines

We hope you'll get in touch - please email us at: [email protected]


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Heatrod Elements
Limited
Unit 10, Top Deck
Smethurst Lane
Bolton, BL4 0AN
Tel: 0161 727 3713
Email: [email protected]

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