Design Engineer

Job Title: Design Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Salary: £20.00 - £29.00 per hour
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 70088-ENGIN-ZOT_1504285313
Contact Name: Zoe Tomlinson
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 01, 2017 18:01

Job Description


A leading manufacturer of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines are looking to recruit an experienced Design Engineer to assist in multiple on-going projects.

This is a great opportunity to broaden your skills and on the design and development of engines intended to meet the latest emissions legislation, with world-class levels of quality and reliability.

You will have a mix of design & development expertise along with good knowledge of engines and be able to plan and execute challenging tasks/projects with minimal supervision.

Key Responsibilities:

+ Design and packaging of; various air systems, fluid systems (fuel, cooling & lub), FEAD and other engine systems
+ Working directly with the engine architect to identify space claims
+ Working with suppliers to develop hardware and mounting solutions
+ Conducting FMEA on components and systems to identify and address design risks and determine validation needs
+ Working with the validation team to plan and execute validation tests
+ Conducting component and system design reviews to obtain 'buy-in' from the business to selected components, designs and suppliers.
+ Keeping peers, team leader and management up to date with progress against planned activities
+ Development of drawings and other information to support the release of parts onto BOMs and engine lists in preparation for volume production.
+ Support field and production issue, diagnose issues to root cause, put in place containment actions, and develop permanent corrective actions.
+ Work with suppliers and keep stakeholder informed of progress and decisions


+ Technical degree or equivalent preferably in mechanical, electronic, electrical, or automotive engineering
+ Understanding of Manufacturing principles & processes
+ Design experience of engine components and systems 3D CAD (Pro-Engineer CREO)
+ Good understanding of engine design