Senior Design Engineer required on a permanent basis to join an industry leading engineering and manufacturing business.Are you looking for an exciting opportunity at the forefront of off highway machine technology? Are you an senior engineer that cultivates a team spirit with the respect of others' ideas and requirements. Are you able to direct multiple personnel, across several locations? Are you able to assess workload and commit to realistic timelines with given resources? Are you able to select from multiple design alternatives when a clear best choice is not evidence and investigate root cause of machinery non performance? If you answer yes to the above then get in touch! As a senior design engineer you will be responsible for the development of new and maintenance of existing products, as identified by Product Management within defined timescales.Key responsibilities:Translate product specifications from Platform Manager and Product Manager into engineered solutions for the development of new products and modifications to existing products. Working with Design engineers, produce full manufacturing specification packages including Engineering BOMs.Stay knowledgeable of machine component advancements and competitor design trends; apply latest technology to new and existing designs where appropriate to stay current and innovative.To resolve problems at the root cause quickly and effectively and manage engineering change process.Follow Group standards of in the areas of QFD, FMEA, design-for-manufacture, prototype development and field testingFollow Group engineering standards and associated IT systems, to ensure effective global management of released engineering dataEnsure current and new products meet standards and performance levels specified for safety, function and reliabilityReduce manufacturing cost through improved design and consultation with the production department, purchasing and suppliers.To investigate and address Customer Complaints in a timely manner.To supervise and control sub-contract design personnel as may be required from time to time.To manage, mentor, coach and help develop design engineers.To conduct on-site trials etc to help generate comprehensive application database.Develop a strong working knowledge of product family.Drive standardization of components and sub assemblies across productsExperience required:Degree educated or equivalent in Engineering and proven experience in heavy equipment designPrevious design experience of off highway machines or aggregate equipment an advantageStrong 3D CAD skills, preferably Pro E/CREO.Ideally have good working knowledge of hydraulic system design.Working knowledge of Metallurgy, welding and casting techniques.Creativity and innovative thinking Experience with Oracle TMS a plus Good English communication skill, both written and spokenGood Presentation and interpersonal skillsProject management experience and advantageThis is an awesome opportunity to be part of a leading manufacturing business which offers an interesting, varied and exciting workload coupled with a motivated and passionate culture. You will be part of a small, friendly team working together to deliver programmes that are critical to the long-term success of a respected, global company. Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.