Lead Design Engineer – Lifting Equipment

Publish Date: 05/22/2024

Closing Date: 30/06/2024

  • Full Time
  • Teesside
  • £60,000 - £69,999
  • Engineering, Technical & Manufacturing

Posted by Adam Knox

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About the Company

Talent84 is delighted to be representing our client, a highly successful specialist engineering solutions business based in Teesside.  My client seeks a  Lead Design Engineer to drive the future of the department, contributing to the entire design process as well as playing an integral role in the continuous improvement of the department, upskilling of staff etc.

About the Role

Reporting to the Technical Director, the Lead Design Engineer will be the ‘2nd in command” for the design function.  This is a senior role where the individual is expected to manage the day-to-day tasks of the design team and make technical decisions that best suit each project. The Lead Design Engineer is expected to check and verify the work of the other Design Engineers with final approval obtained from the Technical Director.

Main Responsibilities

  • Create concept designs and working drawings with the use of 3D and 2D Autodesk packages
  • Development of Multi-Sec Engineered Lifting Systems range
  • Development of Crane Systems range
  • Prepare internal design and fabrication documents
  • Lead other design engineers and troubleshoot day to day issues within the department
  • Produce project deliverables e. calculations, reports, drawings etc.
  • Assist in the scheduling of projects
  • Ensure job packages are correct and are circulated in the correct manner
  • Documentation control
  • Assist in pricing and client quotations
  • Participate in industry events and networking

About you

The candidate is expected to be a Chartered Engineer registered through relevant learned institutions i.e. IMechE, IStructE.The role would suit a candidate with experience particularly with beam designs to Eurocode 3 as a minimum.

Key selection criteria

  • Experience with 2D and 3D draughting and modelling utilising Autodesk Inventor.
  • Knowledge and experience in using STAAD.Pro would be an advantageous.
  • Working knowledge to BS EN 13001 and BS EN 13155 would be favourable.
  • The candidate is expected to have experience working with and designing lifting equipment.
  • Have a strong sense of ownership and accountability
  • Have an open mind in navigating difficult situations
  • Able to multitask when working under tight schedule
  • Enjoy establishing process and system
  • Organised and meticulous in keeping and recording information
  • Thrive in a variable environment
  • Have the ambition to be part of a growing business
  • Work well in a multidisciplined team

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