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What is a Design Engineer? A Design Engineer is a person who agrees specifications of products with clients and follows with creation of the design for the product required. There is a variety of Design Engineer requirements and responsibilities depending on the field of work.
What does Design Engineer do? Essentially, Design Engineers originate the idea to satisfy client specifications, draw the schematics using company’s software packages, provide Bills of Materials, work with other colleagues in the company to ensure the design works once prototype is produced, can be involved in final testing and also in production of technical documentation and manuals. There are usually many other associated duties, varied by the company.
What is a Design Engineer’s salary? This varies by company, the field and level of experience, usually £30,000-£50,000pa.
What do Design Engineer construct? This varies depending on the product company supplies. This can be a purely mechanical design (eg. parts or components), electrical design (eg. wiring schematics) , electronic design (eg. PCB boards) and others. Designers are often able to cross between the disciplines to support their companies and have a wide understanding across the board.
What is a Design Engineer's responsibilities? Design Engineers are creative thinkers who are able to originate an idea or an improvement. They are involved in a major parts of the products life cycle, from concept stage to production and are responsible for the final product doing what it is set out to do.
Looking for a job in the West Midlands, UK? We can see why! The metropolitan county and city region in western-central England is the second most populous county in England, where career opportunities and new developments continuously arise. The region is geographically diverse, from the urban central areas of the conurbation to the rural western counties of Worcestershire and Herefordshire, offering a fabulous work-life balance between busy city life and the more laid-back countryside. It truly does offer the best of both worlds.
The many attractions, such as the Malvern Hills, an area of 'outstanding natural beauty', Kidderminster's Wyre Forest and Severn Valley Railway Station, alongside the town of Stratford upon Avon, the birthplace of the writer William Shakespeare, allow you to get immersed in culture, history and tranquillity while living and working in the West Midlands, so why not start here with locally-based Hewett Recruitment? Browse our current job opportunities in the West Midlands below…
- £45000 - £55000 per annum
- 15 days ago
The Role As a Senior Software Design Engineer, you will be working as part of dynamic team who thrive on the day-to-day challenges of delivering projects at pace. As a senior engineer you will be responsible for leading the design and implementati...
- 30 days ago
Senior Electrical Design Engineer Worcester Competitive Salary My client is a well-established market leading global manufacturer based in Worcester and they are seeking a new Electrical Design Engineer to join their existing team. As a Senior Ele...
- £40000 - £50000 per annum
- 30 days ago
Product Design Engineer £40,000 - £50,000 Stourport-on-Severn There is now a great opportunity to join a well-established engineering company that designs, develops, and manufactures a range of bespoke products within the automotive industry secto...