Development Design Engineer

Development Design Engineer

Job Specification

Drive continuous improvement through the redesign and performance of existing products, design for manufacture, whilst also designing, creating and testing new products.

Key Tasks

• Improve existing products ensuring high quality performance, efficiency and cost savings
• Study existing design briefs, determine possible and effective design solutions whilst incorporating new technologies and/or materials
• Design suitable engineering solutions for new products
• Creation of design and manufacturing drawings and selection of appropriate materials for parts and assemblies
• Detail 3D CAD design development (Solid Edge)
• Concept development and testing
• Collect and analyse data from tests on prototypes.


• Degree in relevant engineering discipline such as, mechanical design engineering or product/industrial design engineering
• Proven successful experience of managing mechanical design projects and product engineering min of eight years’ in a similar role)
• Expertise in Design for Manufacture
• Design life cycle, phases and reviews
• Design processes to minimise production effort
• Fabrication supply technology, sheet metal and machined component knowledge
• Understanding of hydraulic systems and design for assembly
• Finite Element Analysis
• Understands CE conformity.

Skills and Personal Characteristics

• Understands design and commercial processes
• Problem solver, innovative, creative flair and design ability
• Analytical with excellent attention to detail and methodical
• Effective communicator
• Experience of mentoring design engineers.


Competitive salary
Pension (GPP)
Life Assurance
Holidays 25 days plus statutory

40 Hours per week, working:
8am-5pm, Monday to Thursday
8am-2pm, Friday

If you'd like to join us on our journey then we'd really like to hear from you!
Submit your CV and covering letter to

« Return to careers section
Cookies help us deliver our services. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies.