Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Design Engineer


Job Description:

You will be joining a growing R&D department as a Design Engineer to work on New Product Development of their product range.

The company are an award winning SME business who are part of a global company. They are a leading manufacturer of electro/mechanical equipment within their industry sector.

As a Design Engineer you will…

  • To produce drawings, build prototypes, test and prepare associated documentation
  • To design new units, and assist in the general design and development within the R&D department

What you will be doing…

  • Liaise with the Engineering Manager to establish scope and completion dates for projects
  • Generate new ideas and concepts for future products.
  • Visit customer sites and provide support to the sales department in helping to develop new innovative solutions to customer and industry problems.
  • Create detailed CAD models and working drawings using SolidWorks for product development and prototyping, fabrication, BOMs and future production
  • Assist with the production and fabrication of prototypes, noting and recording ease of fabrication, ease of assembly and maintaining cost targets
  • Support the Engineering Manager with the generation of cost estimates and accurate BOMs
  • Provide illustrations and images of design for use by the Sales and Marketing departments
  • Research new technologies and enhancements that may be applicable to existing BOFA products
  • Carry out tests, document results and incorporate the test results into future product design
  • Prepare documentation for User and Operator manuals

What we are looking for…

  • Minimum of HNC/HND/Degree in an Engineering related discipline
  • Experience working in a design for manufacture environment and ideally experience of designing mechanical or electro/mechanical assemblies.
  • Knowledge of 3D CAD packages preferably Solidworks
  • Knowledge of product data management systems
  • Excellent IT literacy with the ability to use MS Word, MS Excel and MS Outlook
  • Knowledge of various manufacturing processes
  • Excellent numeracy and analytical ability
  • Experience with DFMEA / PFMEA and 8D processes will be desirable.


  • Competitive Salary
  • 23 Days holiday + bank holidays
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Early Finish on a Friday
  • Opportunity to be part of a growing and award winning business

  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Other