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Senior Design Engineer

  • Location

    Wakefield, West Yorkshire

  • Sectors:

    Design & NPD

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits

  • Contact:

    Josh Brown

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Up to £45,000 + Excellent Benefits

Excellent newly created role! I am working exclusively with a global engineering business specialising in bespoke special purpose machinery and they are looking for an ambitious Design Engineer to join their team.


Reporting directly to the Technical Director, the Design Engineer will be an integral part of the team right away working on a wide range of different projects.

In this interesting and varied role, the Design Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Design and develop a brand new range of products from concept through to manufacture.

  • Deal effectively with design problems to ensure efficient and profitable manufacture

  • Customer and supplier liaison in order to ensure projects are delivered on time and to the desired standard

  • Discussing and interpreting requirements, preparing concise engineering specifications as a prerequisite to design

  • Designing products based on design-function relationships, serviceability, materials and methods engineering, production costs, and client specifications.


As Design engineer, you will need to be highly motivated and career focused. On top of being a strong communicator and well organised, key criteria for the role will include;

  • Hold a relevant engineering degree (2:1 and above)

  • 5+ years Design Engineer experience in a manufacturing/precision engineering environment

  • Experience with CAD software - Autodesk Inventor would be preferred

  • Experience with Special Purpose Machinery is essential

  • Experience in design from blank canvas/concept through to manufacture


The company area rapidly growing design and manufacturer of bespoke, cutting edge technology and equipment with a global blue chip customer base. They are looking for an focussed, career driven design engineer to join their team and support their growth. If you are interested in this excellent opportunity to join an exciting business with uncapped potential and the ability to offer genuine career progression then please apply now!