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Design Engineer


Salary : £28,000 To £30,000
Location : West Midlands
Job type : Permanent

Job Description

Midas Selection are currently working with a design & manufacturer of steering systems to Bus & Coach, Truck, Utility, specialist, Off Highway & Military vehicle manufacturers. Based in Coventry they employ over 150 people they supply purpose designed components to suit the specific requirements of the customer.

Together we are looking for a Design Engineer to join their engineering team to develop steering systems to suit customer driven requirements.


• Design and amend steering systems and components using 3D modelling software, mainly Solidworks.
• Create detailed drawings suitable for manufacturing and assembly.
• Using FEA to influence the design of components.
• Liaison directly with customers/ suppliers and internal departments on a technical level.
• Some travelling maybe required to discuss projects, which may include foreign travel.
• Set up and running of sample testing, including technical report writing.
• Familiar with DFMEA’s, APQP.
• Involvement with project management and advanced planning for production.
• Project management / Hand calculation for loads/forces/torque required
• Any other duties as required.


• Qualified to at least HND or Degree level in an area of Engineering.
• Minimum 2 years Experience within a design engineering environment.
• Experience on Solidworks design software (although experience on other systems will be considered and training will be provided).
• Computer literate including Microsoft Office software.
• Full driving licence.
• Experience in FMEA, FEA and APQP, “hands on” manufacturing.
• Be prepared to work offsite when required.