Project Designer

Wakefield, £0 Permanent
Reference: P8JOB3775 | Specialist area: Engineering | Sector: Manufacturing

Salary is negotiable depending on experience.

Project Designer - Company benefits:
• 22 days’ holiday + Bank Holidays
• Pension
• Life Assurance
• Profit Share Scheme
• Employee Lunches Provided
• Regular Social Events
• Monthly Reward Scheme / Voluntary Health Cash Plan

Pyramid8 are working with a leading engineering company that specialises in a niche market.  This Project Designer role is a fantastic permanent opportunity for someone that wants to work within an exciting and market leading industry.  If you have experience in production drawings and designing your own models, then please read on…

Project Designer - Key Responsibilities:

• Meet with Design Leads for handing off and brainstorming the preliminary concepts into detailed design phase
• Generate preliminary mechanical-structural assumptions, and calculations for later review by third party engineers
• Create the basic element geometry model for review with design leads, then update as requested
• Research stock and purchased component and material availability, vendors, and pricing
• Collaborate with co-designers to ensure proper interface with other show elements, and no voids or overlaps in scope
• Oversee the development and testing of functional scale or full-size prototypes
• Create the detailed fabrication and assembly drawings, bills of materials, and cut sheets for final review
• Assist Project Design Leads in mentoring and supervising detailers of models provided
• Update drawings as requested by management, production, third party engineering, or client feedback
• Distribute documentation to fabrication, machining, purchasing, project management, third party engineers, and H&S
• Support fabrication, testing, and installation issues and troubleshooting, including possible on-site support
• Generate final as-built documentation for finished element

General Responsibilities:

• Actively follow all company employment, fire, health and safety policies
• Attend staff meetings and training as required
• Maintain sound housekeeping standards and always represent the company in a positive manner
• Any other ad-hoc duties as may be required

Skills Required:

• Engineering, Design, Architecture degree, or equivalent industry experience
• Strong knowledge of structural and mechanical manufacturing components and fabrication techniques
• Sound organisational skills for success in a fast-paced work environment
• Good communication and interpersonal skills for a collaborative workplace
• Solid computer proficiency in 3D modelling (AutoCAD preferred) and Microsoft Office

Hours; Full-time 40-hour week, 8:30am to 5:30pm.

Due to the amount of applications we receive, unfortunately we are not able to give feedback to all candidates, if you have not heard back within 5 days please assume that you have not been successful for the role you have applied for. We will hold your details on our database and consider you for future opportunities, unless you instruct us otherwise. Good luck with your job search. Many thanks - Pyramid8 Ltd.

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