Design Engineer

Posted 21/04/2021 by MRD Recruitment

Dunfermline, Fife
£40,000 - £50,000/annum Car Allowance

MRD Recruitment is actively looking for a Design Engineer to work on a permanent basis for their world-renowned client. This role is based in Dunfermline, Fife and reports into their UK Managing Director.

With over 70 years of experience, my client is a global company, with a diverse customer base throughout the world and a market leader within their respective field. Their philosophy and winning approach which is built around exceptional quality, ground-breaking innovation and unrivalled reliability.

The successful Design Engineer will be responsible for the research and design of a company's new products and systems. They perform various tasks in an engineering department including drafting blueprints, creating test prototypes, and overseeing the manufacturing process.

Job requirements

  • Degree in Design Engineering/Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline.
  • Knowledge of structural steel design and associated production techniques with knowledge of welding standards and procedures would be a distinct advantage.
  • Several years Design experience in relevant industry.
  • Experience in manufacturing drawing generation (Auto-Cad) for a production environment.

Ensure the highest standards of H&S are maintained across the site


  • To develop innovative engineering solutions to meet product development requirements in line with company standards and objectives.
  • To promote production engineering and manufacturing solutions and their implementation to improve output and enhance the products.
  • Studying design briefs, thinking of possible design solutions
  • In-house design and technical support roles for all areas of engineering and production.
  • To provide hands-on engineering support with the ability to organise/coordinate staff.

Assessing the usability, environmental impact and H&S of designs by modifying and retesting them

Other Skills

  • Good practical engineering skills with previous working knowledge of MRP systems and specifically BOM's.
  • Proficient in MS office.
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written.
  • A good team player and be able to demonstrate reliability, flexibility and initiative.
  • Previous knowledge of the weighing industry would be an advantage.

Company Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary & Car Allowance
  • Holiday Allowance
  • Pension
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