Design Engineer

The Design Engineer studies, researches and develops ideas for new products and the systems used to make them. He/She modifies existing products or processes to increase efficiency or improve performance. He/she also works on almost every consumer product imaginable for large-scale production, from telephones and medical equipment to kitchen appliances and car engines.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collects and analyzes data from tests on prototypes
  • Identifies solutions to improve production efficiency.
  • Summarizes scientific and engineering principles in an easy to understand manner
  • Assesses a design brief to gauge the design requirements
  • Modifies designs and retesting them
  • Identifies new systems and processes to drive quality, efficiency and save costs
  • Creates multiple iterations of design prototypes using computer-aided design tools
  • Maintains existing engineering records and designs.
  • Evaluates design solutions against industry standards and regulations
  • Writes regular progress reports and presenting them to project managers and clients
  • Supervises the manufacturing process of all designs

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in design engineering, engineering, product design, or relevant field.
  • Master’s degree in Design Engineering preferred
  • Must have obtained license as a Design Engineer
  • Proven experience of working in the design engineering field
  • Familiarity with design software, such as Autodesk, AutoCAD Civil 3D, and MicroStation.
  • Proficiency in site layout, grading, utility design, erosion control, regulatory approvals etc
  • Proficient in MS Office and popular design software.

Skills needed for this role

The Design Engineer must have strong working knowledge of computer-aided design (CAD) or engineering software and excellent time management and prioritization skills. He/She must have in-depth knowledge of industry design principles. Having in-depth knowledge of the latest design trends and engineering software to lead the way is also essential for this role. 

Career Level

Licensed Professional, Skilled Worker

Job Specializations

Engineering