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Senior Design Engineer




Senior Design Engineer / Design Engineer required to join an international manufacturer in Poole. Working as part of the NPI / NPD team, the Senior Design Engineer / Design Engineer will come from either an electrical , mechanical or electro-mechanical background and will be directly responsible for driving forward new projects. Working in a team of 6, the Senior Design Engineer / Design Engineer will be responsible for customer and project roadmaps and will oversee new product development, design for manufacturing, design to cost, prototyping, and support for new product introductions.



£45,000 to £50,000 depending on experience

Hybrid working available


The Senior Design Engineer / Design Engineer will be an enthusiastic, self-driven, meticulous team player who is dedicated to consistently delivering top-notch work qualifies as the ideal applicant.


Duties in the Senior Design Engineer / Design Engineer role: 

  • Technical Lead for important clients or roadmap initiatives
  • Assume responsibility for all aspects of new projects, from technical requirements to prototype and testing to production.
  • Focus on Design for Manufacture, lower material costs, and higher performance while optimising currently in-demand items.
  • Ensure that every product is created in compliance with the required specifications, business procedures, and accepted technical standards.
  • Produce CAD models, drawings, and BoMs for engineering.
  • To work closely with the project manager, manufacturing, production engineering, purchasing, applications, tests, and quality when launching new products or doing customer projects.
  • Examining and accepting concessions and first-off requests, as well as raising DCRs (Design Change Requests) when needed for projects or for production or quality.
  • To run FEA simulations and calculations on studies to verify the design, and to record those results.
  • Assist young designers.


Requirements of the Senior Design Engineer Role: 

  • Experience using SolidWorks.
  • Previous experience in a Senior Design Engineer role.
  • Broad knowledge and expertise of Engineering.
  • Experience of castings, mouldings, machined components, and assembly techniques.
  • Knowledge of lathes and milling machine tolerances / capabilities.
  • Ability to produce work consistently to a high standard within tight deadlines.
  • Desirable is Approval knowledge: UKCA, CE, UL, IP and EMC
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