Graduate Design Engineer

  • Peak Scientific
  • Glasgow
  • 17/11/2022

Job Description

This is an exciting graduate opportunity to join a multidisciplinary department participating in design lead activity in product, system and component design. You will support the team in designing and developing new products from conception to manufacture as well as identifying and evaluating new materials, methods, suppliers and processes with a key focus in improving quality, functionality, performance, and reliability through an innovative approach.

Your duties will also include:

Designing of sheet metal and moulded plastic and components
Revising or modifying existing products or components to improve performance or reliability
Reducing manufacturing cost through continual improvement
Producing technical drawing packs for external submission
Proposing conceptual product designs
Creating technical product documentation e.g. operation guides and manuals
Compiling monthly reports to show project spend vs budget
Creating and processing Purchase Orders for engineering material

You will possess an Engineering or Product Design based degree, with any work based experience being highly advantageous. You will have the ability to work under minimal supervision whilst offering solutions to technical problems derived individually or as part of a team.  The successful candidate will have an understanding of design for manufacture principles and be proficient in using Microsoft Office and using 2D and 3D CAD packages.

It's desirable if you also have:

Hands-on technical experience of product or prototype assembly
An understanding of designing metal and plastic components such as sheet metal and injection moulded parts
Experience of Pneumatic or electrical systems and components, project planning and/or Data analysis techniques (FEA)

Our values are structured around our colleagues, our customers and our service, our priority is always on delivering successful outcomes for our customers. At the heart of Peak is a focus on ‘doing the right thing’, it’s an informal approach but one which is well-known and understood throughout our business.

Peak Scientific is a global leader in developing innovative gas generation solutions for analytical laboratories in a wide variety of industries including life sciences, biomedical, pharma, petrochemical and environmental. After over 20 years of sustained growth, Peak is well established as a dominant player in laboratory gas generation - a market which is estimated to be worth over £250m globally, and still growing. With over 20 overseas offices across every continent and over 600 staff globally, Peak is one of Scotland’s manufacturing success stories of the past decade.

We offer a competitive package and opportunities to develop within an expanding international company.  If you have what it takes to be part of Peak, click APPLY!

Peak Scientific is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals regardless of their religion and beliefs, race, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, disability or any other protected classification.