Production Design Engineer
December 2013 - at Present
• Production of all component drawings. • Liaise with Valve & Gauge Division Managers on product design. • Management of design projects and participate in the on-going fundamental design and development programmes. • Provide technical engineering support to all areas of Production, including design calculations, tooling and product support. • Provide technical support to Sales Department. • Provide technical document specifically general arrangement drawings to Sales department. • Translation of customer standards to product specification confirming any deviations of standard design. • Provide engineering support to any production improvement programmes. • Provide the necessary technical support and response to product failures/quality issues. • Provide support and guidance to engineering apprentices.
October 2011 - October 2013
• 2D and 3D CAD modelling using Solidworks. • Using tools where necessary to verify designs (e.g. FEA, rapid prototyping). • Preparation and organization of production drawings/data. • Production of detailed manufacturing drawings and Bill of Materials (BOM’s). • Component design including gears and springs using MITcalc. • Providing design support at all stages of the design process. • Liaison with Production and Purchasing on Supply/Design/Cost/QC issues. • Redesign of components to reduce cost or improve supply. • Testing of new products, components and applications. • Communicating with customers and suppliers to resolve design issues. • Technical support to internal sales.