Senior Mechanical Engineer in Kin Ltd at Worksop, England, United Kingdom

Website Kin Ltd

This listing is about Kin Ltd in Worksop, England, United Kingdom
in 2022

About the job

We are looking for an enthusiastic team member to join Kin as a Senior Mechanical Engineer based between our Support Centre in Worksop and remotely. If you’re asking yourself, ‘who are Kin?’, let us explain.

We have a passion for product design with a dedicated team of innovative designers responsible for bringing award winning new products to market, this creative team have been part of the exciting journey culminating in the establishment of Kin. We develop brands and design sustainable products as a better way to get jobs done in the home and garden. Our award-winning in-house product design team take a holistic approach to creativity, usability, and commerciality; designing quality inventive products that are easy to use, effective and durable.

We aren’t just any new player to the market though we are one with the backing, support, and guidance of a well-known and established business, as Kin Ltd is a member of the Wilkinson Hardware Stores Ltd family of businesses. A business that truly believes in Kin’s potential. Join our team and you’ll be able to say you truly made a difference and played your part in our history. Working for Kin means you’ll be part of a collaborative, entrepreneurial and just generally amazing team, what more could you want?

As our Senior Mechanical Engineer you’ll be responsible for developing products that have quality built in by applying engineering best practices and knowhow in how we engineer our designs to meet product requirements and performance targets. You will also Act as the lead expert for the business in design engineering best practices, and use them to generate viable product concepts to solve mechanical problems

Taking huge pride in what you do, your role will involve;

  • Accountability for product designs that meet requirements and performance targets set, and providing suitable prototypes for testing to verify solutions.
  • Producing documentation to communicate concepts through sketches and/or initial CAD, and as designs mature: detail CAD, dimensioned drawings, and product specifications.
  • Resolving technical detail, remove ambiguity and produce optimised solutions to problem spaces in existing product designs and NPD product designs.
  • Ownership of tooling design reviews with suppliers, DFM process and assessments of reports, and value engineering to optimise capex investments and product part costs.

For this role we need someone who has at least 10 years’ experience of working within an engineering role within a consumer goods development environment and can demonstrate familiarity with the complete product design process. Proficient in Solidworks and have a good understanding of analytical tools, like FMEAs, FEA software, and tolerance stack analysis.

We know it’s not just about the role but how we can reward you too, so with every role comes a competitive salary, a brilliant rewards scheme, 33 days holiday entitlement (inc Bank Holidays) rising to 38 days after 5 years, an exceptional array of apprenticeships, wilko WOW flexible benefits (such as great discounts on shopping, days out, holidays, health and fitness and money-saving schemes to cut the costs of childcare), holiday homes and most importantly 20% team member and family discount in store and online.

Company: Kin Ltd

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Job Location: Worksop, England, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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