Design Engineer

Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Benefits
Sector: Engineering, Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Jack Pleon

My Client is looking for a Design Engineer to join them at their Ampthill site. As the company looks to grow its UK business over the next five years, it sees new opportunities to partner with the UK government to meet the country's global defence and security needs.

Working Hours
Week 1 Mon - Thur 8.30am - 5.30pm. Fri 8.30am - 4.00pm
Week 2 Mon - Thur 8.30am - 5.30pm. Fri Day off
Lunch break 30 mins each day

My client has become known as a leading UK defence engineering company, delivering on a broad range of contracts for the MoD, prime contractors across the wider UK market and international defence ministries.

Specific Job Description for the Design Engineer:

The Manufacturing Feasibility Engineer shall have a proven track record of competent design solutions created in PTC Creo 2 and able to create part sections, mechanisms and 2D drawings. They shall be capable of operating and understanding the drawing release procedure with a good working knowledge of Windchill 10.1.

Required skills for the Design Engineer:

  • Fully competent in the use of PTC Creo 2 sufficient to support and present the data when necessary, in respect of DFM solutions including development of cost and mass efficient concepts from instruction.
  • A comprehensive understanding of Engineering Drawing Practice with the ability to recognise functional datum structures, interpret and apply appropriate GD&T as well as identify key characteristics and produce 2D data packs for Estimating and Procurement.
  • Ability to influence design and demonstrate a clear understanding of DFM that will support the Manufacturing Expectations.
  • Review drawings in consideration of materials, process cost (UPC), tooling access, component manufacturability and assembly feasibility.
  • Advise on the application of appropriate GD&T and dimensional detail to support the product functional datum structure through design.
  • Strong working knowledge of Tooling Design for fabrication, machining, measurement & assembly processes.
  • Excellent Microsoft office skills inc Power Point Presentation.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


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