Design Engineer

Full Time Permanent

Employer Confidential

My client in Newtown is currently in need of a Design Engineer

Primary Responsibilities: (NOT LIMITED TO)

Responsible for the design of new or existing products to suit the customers’ requirements.
– Ensuring that designs are cost effective and that the customers requirements are met.
– Responsible for managing the whole project from initial enquiry to first off manufacture and producing and maintaining project plans to ensure key dates are met.
– To communicate of the progress of any project with the design manager and the client.
– Ensuring that the designs are suited to the manufacturing process such as injection Moulding.
– To design tooling to support the manufacturing process such as Press tooling, Injection mould tooling, machining jigs, forming Nests.
– Produce a full manufacturing BOM on Epicor for new parts and assemblies, ensuring that correct materials are specified, the correct operations are used, and correct drawings are added.
– The ability to methodically work through setting up new BOMS ensuring no components are missed.
– Work closely with all production departments comparing current designs with latest thinking and available technology.


– Experience In small mechanism design.
– 3 years minimum mechanical design experience.
– Knowledge of Injection Moulding and press work would be advantageous.
– Competent MS office products.
– Able to use 3D CAD software (Solidworks preferable).
– Engineering Graduate (Desirable).
– Experience of MRP/ERP systems (Desirable).
Behaviours & Competencies
– Reliable.
– Excellent communication skills.
– Attention to detail.
– Able to work as part of a busy design team.

The Salary for the position is between £30,000 to £37,500 depending on experience.

If you would like to be considered for the role, please respond with an up to date CV