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Design Assistant

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking to advance their career in engineering and design. We are looking for a highly motivated and energetic design assistant to join and support our passionate team of design engineers in Llanberis. You will be a team player within a small but busy department and will report to the design manager. It is essential that you are self-motivated with a positive and proactive approach, with the ability to work under pressure and solve problems independently.

The Role

To assist the design team with the development of new products and the upkeep of the existing DMM range, with a focus on manufacturing engineering, to ensure their successful integration into production.

Tasks include:

  • Perform and analyse metal forging simulations
  • Design jigs used for testing, prototyping and production
  • Produce and update manufacturing drawings for new and existing products
  • Design, prove and implement new production processes
  • Solve issues with production and implement solutions
  • Research and present findings of market research and manufacturing solutions
  • Research and prepare patents
  • Read, understand and carry out testing to BS/ISO standards
  • Conduct a wide range of bespoke laboratory testing
  • Field test concepts and prototypes
  • Write detailed test reports, proofread technical literature and work to the product design process as part of our quality assurance procedure
  • Operate the 3D Printers
  • Any other duties required

Essential Requirements

  • A degree in engineering or industrial design, or a strong background in this field
  • A year’s relevant industry experience
  • Skilled in CAD modelling and the use of IT
  • Creative individual to work on their own without guidance, or as part of a small team
  • Good attention to detail
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • An active interest in climbing/mountaineering and/or tree care/work at height

Desirable Attributes

  • Software skills – Solidworks and Microsoft Office
  • An understanding of FEA, 3D printing and of our primary production processes, which include: hot forging of aluminium and steel, CNC machining, injection moulding, material heat treatment and anodising

Training and Development

On the job training covering company products, procedures, correct use of machinery, and Health & Safety.

Hours

37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday

If you feel you have the relevant skills, qualities, background and experience we look forward to hearing more about you. This is an excellent opportunity to develop your own career. In return for your hard work and commitment you will be rewarded with a competitive basic salary, and a benefits package.

Interested applicants should apply in the first instance with a letter of interest, CV and any additional information that you feel is relevant.

Contact Us

Suzanne Bonnett-Heywood
Group HR Manager


DMM Engineering,
Y Glyn,
LLanberis,
Gwynedd,
LL55 4EL

Closing date for applications: 21st February 2022

DMM is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Tool maker (full time)

The Role:

Reporting to the tool room manager, the job holder will work as part of a team of tool room manufacturing and engineering staff.

Duties to include:

  • The manufacture of forging dies, press tools, CNC fixtures and other tooling.
  • Repair and maintain tools and to support general manufacture for the business as and when required.
  • Experienced in operating grinding machines, centre lathes, manual milling machine, spark eroders, wire rroders, and other relevant tool room machinery.

Essential Criteria:

  • Be a time served tool maker or hold relevant qualifications gained in this field of work.
  • The ability to multi task and work within time constraints to deliver projects to expectations.
  • Attention to detail, working to tight tolerances and regularly checking work.
  • Conversant with toolroom machines including millers, lathes, grinders and EDM machines and be able to read and understand engineering drawings. The ability to generate CNC programs for the milling/turning an advantage.
  • Liaise with production staff over tooling issues.
  • Must be a problem solver.
  • Team player and a self- starter.

If you feel you have the relevant skills, qualities, background and experience we are keen to hear more about you. This is an excellent opportunity to develop your own career in return for your hard work and commitment you will be rewarded with a competitive basic salary dependent on experience and an excellent benefits package

Interested applicants should apply in the first instance with a letter of interest and a copy of their CV and any additional information that you feel is relevant.

Contact Us

Suzanne Bonnett-Heywood
Group HR Manager


DMM Engineering,
Y Glyn,
LLanberis,
Gwynedd,
LL55 4EL

Closing date for applications: 31st January 2022

DMM is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Mission Statement:

“Together, each one of us will make a better, safer product for our customers”

DMM is a company that designs, manufactures, markets and sells high quality equipment for use in climbing, mountaineering, tree care, working at height, rope access and rescue. DMM strives to achieve the highest levels of quality, innovation, and service.