A Design Engineer, or Design and Development Engineer works to improve product effectiveness and performance through research. Their duties include developing and designing new versions of products, researching new materials and testing prototypes.
Design Engineer duties and responsibilities
A Design Engineer main duties and tasks include:
Thoroughly researching new materials and processes
Utilising specific software to create models of the product
Organising previous engineering records and properly reporting new ones
Working as part of a team to produce the best methods
Attending design meetings with different departments
Effectively testing prototypes
Recording and analysing data from testing
Constantly modifying designs until the best version is reached
Typical industry areas within greater Manchester include: digital and creative, financial, legal and business services, biotechnology, advanced manufacturing, environmental technologies, tourism, global sports brands, media and real estate.