Structural Designer/Design Engineer

Employer
Entre Prises
Location
Lancashire
Posted
Jan 15, 2022
Closes
Jan 17, 2022
Ref
2816327560
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Structural Designer/Design Engineer

We are Entre-Prises.

We are the country's leading artificial climbing wall manufacturer. Based in Kelbrook, Lancashire on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales. You could be working within our dynamic team, dedicated to supplying the best climbing walls in the world. Each and every climbing wall is unique and every project represents a new challenge. Fancy joining us?

On an average day, you'll be:

- Creating accurate fabrication drawings for climbing wall and Clip n' Climb components.
- Working from engineering reports to design and draught bespoke connection methods from concept through to manufacture. - Producing detailed and easy-to-follow installation plans for all of our product lines. (Climbing walls, Clip 'n Climb, caving systems, etc.)
- Working alongside project managers and installation teams to overcome live project challenges.
- Developing systems and procedures within our continuous improvement projects.

Sounds interesting?

From your first day, you'll receive detailed training and assistance from our existing team to help you develop into a valued member of our company and help you become embedded within the climbing wall industry.
Needless to say… if you're a climber, that would be just great.

Location: Kelbrook, Lancashire BB18 6SH.
Approx. 50mins drive from Leeds and approx. 55mins drive from Manchester.
Position: Full time within our Kelbrook office.

Position

Reporting to the Senior Structural Designer, you would be responsible for the production of fabrication drawings required by the production department, and all installation and general drawings required by project management. You would be responsible for delivering technical information to the production centres for the manufacture of the full Entre-Prises product range.

Main responsibilities

* Producing structural drawings for the fabrication of climbing walls & Clip n Climb systems.
* Ensure drawings are simple and concise for error-free fabrication and installation, while also containing all necessary information to ensure quality, EN standards, structural requirements, etc are met.
* Liaison with UK and International Project Management to ensure the client's expectations are met.
* Support the Production Manager to ensure projects are built on time and to the correct specification and quality.
* Conduct inspections during manufacture to ensure standards are met and drawings correctly interpreted.
* Support the continued improvement of our Clip n Climb product, including R&D, materials sourcing and testing, updating models and drawings etc.

Potential Responsibilities:

* Producing calculation notes to include all reaction forces imposed by a climbing wall.
* Supporting R&D Designing new Clip n Climb elements.
* Conducting site surveys with Project managers from time to time.
* Liaise with project architects, engineers, quantity surveyors, clients, etc as required.
* Occasional assistance with on-site installations to improve knowledge.

The ideal candidate will have some, or all, of the following attributes:

* Mechanical, Engineering or Industrial/Product Design based bachelor's degree and/or 2+ years experience in a similar manufacturing environment.
* An understanding of Sketchup, Autocad in 3D, Solidworks, or equivalent 3D Solid CAD software.
* Knowledge of FEA packages such as Robot or Cype.
* Knowledge of metal & timber structure fabrication, assembly techniques, part & assembly drawings, part tolerances.
Skills and general experience
* Excellent communication & collaboration.
* Must have the ability to multitask and work under own initiative.
* Must have good timekeeping and time management skills.
* Must be able to drive.
* Having an interest and knowledge of climbing would be an advantage.
* Due to the international nature of the work additional language skills (French, German, Spanish, Chinese) would be an advantage

The successful applicant will receive training and assistance from our existing team to help them become embedded in the world of artificial climbing walls. The position would be ideal for a candidate with a passion for outdoor activities (Climbing, MTB, running, Walking..). Employees have access to equipment pro deals.

The position is full-time and is based at the head office in Kelbrook, Lancs