Design Engineer

Heywood OL10
Salary: £25,000.00 to £45,000.00 /year

Key Objectives:

Reporting to our Design & Project Manager, you will be part of a team tasked with the design and development of tunnelling machines and associated equipment. Preparing innovative designs and detailed drawings, supporting sales, buying and production from order through to project completion – where time, quality and costs are imperative.

You will have practical experience of working in a manufacturing environment and to working processes, along with good interpersonal and communication skills – a team player with a ‘can do’ approach.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

The role is ideally suited to an organised, proactive and self motivated individual with a systematic approach to design and documentation.

  • Production of design and detail drawings using Autodesk Inventor/AutoCAD.
  • Day to day liaison with internal and external contacts including: sales, planning, production/manufacturing, customers and suppliers.
  • Supporting manufacturing activities through the build process with a ‘hands on’ approach.
  • Technical problem solving.
  • Product development.
  • Occasional travel on business.
  • Comply with all company Health and Safety and Quality standards and procedures.

Key Skills and Experience:

Suitable candidates will have:

  • Degree/HNC minimum in a mechanical or production engineering background.
  • Broad design/draughting experience, mechanical engineering in Autodesk Inventor/AutoCAD.
  • Knowledge of production engineering and quality systems – ISO9001:2015 and BSEN1090 EX3.
  • Hands on experience and knowledge of steel fabrications and equipment.
  • Time served manufacturing experience an advantage.


Working as part of a friendly and dedicated team, the role is diverse and dynamic with good opportunities for career development and progression.

This is a permanent position, in return we offer.

  • Competitive salary £25,000 to £45,000 – dependent on experience.
  • 39 hour week.
  • 25 days holidays plus statutory.
  • Workplace pension scheme.
  • Secure free parking.

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