Design Engineer

  • Location
    Swansea, Swansea
  • Salary
    £ 25 - £ 30 / Hour
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing and Production - Skilled
  • Job type
    Contractor
  • Industry
    Industrial and Manufacturing
  • External Reference
    MY240918SDE


Adecco are currently recruiting on behalf of our client for a Senior Design Engineer.


Based on the outskirts of Swansea - Driving licence essential as this job will include occasional travel between multi sites.


The ideal candidate will have experience in interior plastic trim component design and supply chain management.


MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES / ACTIVITIES:



  • For new developments, provide to the purchasing team, the necessary technical elements to proceed with quotation requests and participate in the selection of the expert supplier.

  • Organise & lead technical meetings, design reviews and mock ups with the customers, suppliers and internally during development & mass production, in line with technical, planning and quality, requirements.

  • Travel regularly to customer and supplier sites and occasionally to the different sites of the group to support management of component development, design changes feasibility, costs & planning.

  • Analyse risks and put in place the related action plans and validation plans.

  • Drive the suppliers to update the related customer drawings, user manuals & PSW documents. Use of 2D/3D design tools occasionally required to support this feedback.

  • Obtain the customer homologation of the component.

  • Know the customer specifications and analyse pro-actively the impact of any changes.



  • Monitor technology evolution; identify VAVE and/or inter-project synergies.

  • Provide technical support to internal and customer teams.

  • Project management experience



This role is a 6 month contract




If this sounds like the role for you then please apply today by submitting your CV.


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Please apply with your CV to: Jamie Williams