Position: Lead Design Engineer   -   BJEY-BK2GDD

Number of Positions: 1

Main Purpose Of The Job:

To lead and motivate a team to deliver solutions and designs for the next generation of leisure vehicle products, participating in the complete project development lifecycle. To drive new product designs from concept through to production within demanding timescales achieving performance and reliability targets.


  • Understand customer needs, translating those into innovative engineering solutions
  • Work closely within multi-disciplined teams to ensure customer requirements are achieved and projects are delivered on time, cost and quality
  • Develop test plans for new and existing product to ensure the product meets customer needs
  • Design reviews on new product designs
  • Developing design concepts which comply with legislative requirements
  • Undertake detailed analysis of components and products identifying cost reduction, product improvement and warranty reduction opportunities within the Business
  • To disseminate project outputs using appropriate tools such as project reports, presentations and other suitable methods
  • Involvement in continuous improvement and lean manufacturing initiatives
  • Any other reasonable duties as requested
  • Involvement in 5S & Continuous Improvement initiatives
  • Adhere to H&S Policy
  • Adhere to Company Handbook
  • Adhere to Quality Policy
  • Adhere to Standard Operating Procedures
  • Adhere to IT Policy
  • Involvement in training requests



  • Educated to Degree level (or equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering (or similar)
  • Proven experience in the design and development of new products is essential
  • Full UK driving licence


Skills & Experiences:

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in the design and development of fast moving, consumer products
  • Lateral thinking with the ability to provide realistic and innovative design solutions
  • Proven ability to lead, including resource balancing, mentoring team members and scheduling requirements. Experience of handling multiple tasks/projects
  • Highly proficient use and administration of 3D CAD packages, ideally Autodesk Inventor and Vault
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes and materials as they relate to design and manufacturing
  • Ability to create and implement process changes for continuous improvement within the department and company wide
  • Development of test plans
  • Structured Problem Solving capabilities
  • Self-motivated with a high degree of creativity and initiative
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills; computer literate

Personal Attributes:

  • Ability to achieve aggressive timescales
  • Lead by example with an excellent engineering discipline
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritise own workload
  • Good organisational and communication skills
  • Excellent team working skills
  • Not afraid of, and open to, change
  • Act with Integrity
  • Lead by example
  • Look after our Customers
  • Communicate effectively - we talk to each other not about each other
  • Process driven
  • Promote a positive business image
  • Teamwork
  • Not wasteful of Company Resources
  • Support the Community and Environment

Normal Working Hours:

Days :

Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs Hours : 08:00 to 17:00
Fri 08:00 to 13:00 

The post holder would be required to work the hours necessary to fulfil the requirements of the role.

Rate : Dependent upon skills and experience

How To Apply : Please forward an up to date copy of your CV to recruitment@erwinhymergroup.co.uk

Closing Date : 10th August  2021