Senior Design Engineer

Employer: Crane Building Services & Utilities
Job location
Hitchin
Job salary
Competitive
Job term
Permanent
Job closing date

Core Responsibilities:

  • Develop new products from concept to production using the Crane New Product Development (NPD) process.
  • Plan and execute design activities with a focus on safety, quality, cost and timing. 
  • Understand and apply relevant industry standards to ensure products comply or exceed all requirements.
  • Drive continuous improvement within the engineering and test department.

The successful candidate will be a motivated Senior Design Engineer with experience in the Utilities (Water and Gas) industry looking for their next career move.  They will have a high level of experience in 3D design and engineering drawings and be highly proficient in use of CAE tools: 3D CAD (Creo), PDM (Windchill), FEA (Ansys) and CFD. 

Ideal applicants will have:

  • Degree in mechanical engineering (or similar).
  • Previous experience of supervising or developing a small team 
  • Water industry or pipeline experience.  Consideration will be given to candidates with experience in Gas or other related industrial sectors.
  • Track record of coaching and leading a mechanical engineering team to deliver NPD projects.
  • Experience of managing engineering teams and willing to be “hands-on”.
  • Good understanding of DFMEA, DVP&R.
  • Understanding of material properties and methods of production used in pipe connection applications (e.g. casting, fabrication, welding, machining, injection moulding, compression moulding).
  • Knowledge of both tollgate and agile project management.

If you are interested in this opportunity please send your CV to Michele Wilson, HR & Training Manager at miwilson@cranebsu.com