Keylite Mechanical Design Engineer

Company Background:

The Keystone Group manufacture and distribute a comprehensive range of market leading products to the UK & Ireland construction industry.  Keystone Group brands include Keystone Lintels, IG Lintels, Keylite Roof Windows, IGGRP Components and Smartroof Systems.

The Role:

We are currently recruiting for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join our Keylite Technical Team and after on-the-job training, to contribute to the design and manufacturing of new products and identify product improvements to our existing range.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Third level qualification in a relevant discipline such as Mechanical Engineering is desirable
  • Proficient user of computer packages, including MS Office, Excel
  • Competent user of Solid Works or a similar 3D Modelling Software (Essential)
  • Experience of R&D project design
  • Previous experience in a similar mechanical engineering role is desirable
  • Excellent Communication and Organisational Skills

Job Description and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the development of new product concepts from the initial design stage through to finished products
  • Need to be prepared to spend time away for training & development in Poland
  • Closely work with senior management to identify where improvements in existing products can be made
  • Liaise with suppliers during the design process to ensure components are suitable and within the specified budget
  • Constantly offer innovative solutions to meet the needs of both the business and customers
  • Involved in Research & Development, building prototypes and testing products

Keylite Roof Windows is the UK & Europe’s fastest growing Roof Window manufacturer providing a unique service to the construction industry.  This demanding yet rewarding position offers an excellent opportunity for a self-motivated individual to join a progressive company and to develop an exciting career.  Selected candidates must be enthusiastic and be prepared to work hard!

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