Job Title
Design Engineer
£35000 - £38000
Expected Duration

Our client are a well-established Engineering business based on the border of North Wales and Cheshire. They already have an established Design team and are looking to add further staff to the team in line with their expansion plans.

Design Engineer

This is a customer facing role encompassing Design process from Customer/site visit, establishing brief, concept/proposal (to quote and obtain order against), system design and supplier liaison as required, full detailing including calculations and FEA if warranted, materials/coatings/treatments selection, manufacturing drawings, manufacturing support and in some cases commissioning.

  1. Competent & experienced Solidworks user (experience in other parametric CAD packages may be considered if they have a proven track record of picking new software up quickly)
    1. Solid modelling, sheet metal, weldments, assembly, drawing & Simulation (FEA) experience
    2. Surface modelling and motion studies a plus
  2. Strong knowledge/experience of:
    1. Machined components
    2. Fabrication
    3. Manufacturing processes
    4. Geometric & dimensional tolerancing, tolerance stack analysis
    5. Pneumatic & Hydraulic systems and componentry
    6. Drives, motors, gearboxes
    7. Hand calculations and FEA
    8. Design for Assembly
    9. Cost considerations
    10. Customer interaction; understanding requirements, managing expectations and inspiring confidence
    11. Site visits/surveys
    12. Capturing design briefs/scopes of work
    13. Composing technical documents
  3. Core (proven) skills:
    1. Problem solving
    2. Communication & presentation
    3. Sound mechanical engineering principals
    4. Hand drawing/sketching – for record of information on site visits and as part of concept/design/development process

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This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Recruit4Staff (Wrexham) who are operating as an employment agency and employment business.


Job Reference: JOB-5133

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