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Senior Design Engineer

Date: Nov 21, 2020

LOCATION: Leighton Buzzard, BDF, GB

Company: Pelican Products, Inc.

<span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Overview:

<span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">The Senior Design Engineer will be required to lead and participate in design projects, bringing creativity and innovation to the development of the company’s current and future packaging solutions. Provide strong technical direction and design leadership to a cross functional team. Manage projects where required adhering to defined company processes and procedures and undertake specific projects either as a project manager or a team member as required by the Engineering Manager.



<span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">What You’ll Do:


  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Lead and participate in design projects, bringing creativity and innovation to the development of the company’s current and future packaging solutions.
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Provide strong technical direction and design leadership to a cross functional team and manage projects where required adhering to defined company processes and procedures
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Set up and conduct mechanical / thermal simulations to design and validate cold chain shipping containers
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Take a pro-active approach to attendance of appropriate conferences and learning opportunities in order to remain in touch with industry trends.
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Strong focus and proficient use of 3D CAD, FEA and Thermal Simulation Software to both validate design concepts and deliver product support documentation
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Prepare and deliver technically focused presentations to both internal and external groups.
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Management of external and internal dependencies in order to maintain standards of design output. These will include but not be limited to:
    • <span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Tooling design approval
    • <span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Acceptance criteria for new products and / or materials
    • <span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Drawing control
    • <span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Validation of product throughout design and delivery (i.e. dFMEA)
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Provide advice to suppliers and manufacturing partners where required in respect of:
    • <span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Material specifications
    • <span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Acceptable design tolerances
    • <span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Manufacturing processes
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Provide project direction in relation to cost reduction and margin improvement.
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Develop and manage cost models for NPD projects in conjunction with Finance teams.
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Liaise with internal legal counsel and patent attorneys to develop patent applications.
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Use graphic design and applicable software packages to create visual product concepts, animations, and other technical imagery to support product development, promotion and usage. 
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Generation of physical prototypes to prove concepts including managing external design resources and prototype suppliers
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Attend customer sites, industry conferences and exhibitions to support the sales and marketing process with technical input and to maintain strong awareness of industry developments.


<span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">What You’ll Need:

  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar field
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Master’s in engineering / Materials / Physics
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Must be proficient in 3D CAD (Solidworks)
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Must have experience in thermal and / or mechanical simulation software (such as Ansys)
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Must be able to travel to visit customers, suppliers, subcontractors or other Peli/Pelican sites as and when necessary.
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Must be able to interact effectively and diplomatically with all company personnel and customers under minimum supervision and be responsive to the requirements of department members and other departments with whom interaction is necessary.



<span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Bonus Points For:


  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Materials and thermal background
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Experience of patent development and freedom to operate would be an advantage
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Experience in IoT development or integration would be an advantage, such as, wireless communications




<span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Why Join PeliBioThermal ? Here’s a glimpse of Peli’s Perks


  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Generous pension contributions with a competitive match
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Established reputable brand offering premium products – you’ll be proud to represent Peli!
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">26 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Life Insurance
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Permanent Health and disability Insurance
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Free On Site Parking
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Free Tea, Coffee and fresh fruit provided to all employees
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Employee discount program on Pelican Products
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Lucrative employee referral program – get paid to work with your trusted network.
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">And more…


<span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">ABOUT PELI BIOTHERMAL:


<span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Peli BioThermal is a global leader in providing the life sciences industry with the most comprehensive suite of patented and award winning thermal protection packaging solutions for the safe transport of pharmaceuticals, clinical trials, diagnostics, tissue, vaccines and blood supplies. Our specialized design, engineering and lab testing services ensure clients are fitted with cold chain performance solutions that best fit their purpose. And Pelican BioThermal’ s Credo Prevision track-and-trace software, which allows clients to monitor temperature-controlled packaging inventories throughout the entire end-to-end distribution cycle, ensures clients meet increasing global regulatory demands, manage challenging shipping lanes and unforeseen delays while reliably and confidently tracking critical, high-value payloads around the world.  



<span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Next Steps of the Selection Process:


  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Our hiring team reviews applications and select candidates.
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">We’ll invite candidates to complete a one-way video interview on Spark Hire.
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">After the submitted one-way video interviews are reviewed, we’ll invite a final number of candidates for in-person interview(s).



<span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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