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Sturminster Newton  |  10 April 2018
Design Engineer
Sturminster Newton

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Are you a recent graduate of Engineering/Manufacturing? Do you have a passion for product Design & Development together with a knowledge of 3D Modelling software such as Inventor/SolidWorks/AutoCAD?

Reporting into the Directors and working alongside an experienced team, you will be responsible for assisting the development of new/existing mechanical products & for defining, implementing and maintaining quality and development projects throughout Production.

Working for an innovative and market leading organisation, this rare and exciting opportunity offers a competitive salary of up to £28K, training, career progression, based in Sturminster Newton.

Responsibilities of the Design Engineer:   

  • Undertaking projects to develop new products or product variants paying attention to the commercial and manufacturability aspects of the design.
  • Undertaking projects to improve existing product designs from a performance, commercial and manufacturability perspective.
  • Working within a flexible team of development engineers on multiple products and/or projects.
  • Ensuring that designs comply to relevant standards and working towards obtaining relevant certifications where applicable.
  • Undertaking any testing required to determine performance or ensure compliance of the products.
  • Creating any required technical documentation in support of new or revised designs.
  • Liaising with other departments as required to accomplish the above points.
  • Undertaking projects to develop production processes throughout the Production Centre in line with Lean Manufacture principles.
  • Evaluating process, developing and implementing future state maps and monitoring performance to ensure the revised process achieves its objectives.
  • Developing any bespoke equipment that may be required to achieve the above.
  • Assisting with the development and implementation of the new production IT System and development and documentation of associated systems and procedures.



Personal Attributes of the Design Engineer:

  • Educated to Degree level (or equivalent) within the relevant sector
  • Experience in Inventor (or similar 3D Modelling software) would be an advantage.
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Excel would be useful.
  • A good communicator
  • Computer literate in Word, Excel and e-mails


What’s in it for you?   

  • Competitive salary Circa £27k
  • Opportunity to join a rapidly growing, leading manufacturer
  • Career progression
  • Parking
  • Holiday
  • Pension
  • Mon – Thurs 8.00am – 5.00pm, Fri 8:00am – 2:00pm.

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