Job: Project/Design Engineer

Title Project/Design Engineer
Ref Number SA307
Salary £ 30-35K
Location UK – North West
Position Project / Design Engineer
The Company

Located in Lancashire, this company is highly successful, specialising in the manufacture of mechanical components, sub-systems and engineered elastomers.

The company’s worldwide operations now supply a wide and diverse product range to these major industries addressing many of the design challenges for the following key industrial applications:

With ISO 9000:2000 accredited manufacturing facilities in Europe, North America and China supported by international sales offices in Europe, North America, Singapore and China the Company is able to satisfy local and worldwide manufacturing & service requirements.

The Role

Due to the changing needs of the business, internal promotions and a large increase
in projects we are now urgently seeking to recruit a resourceful Project/Design
Engineer to join the expanding Technical Engineering Department, ideally from a
flexible, batch manufacturing background. Candidates with knowledge of the
offshore renewables industry or oil and gas would have a distinct advantage.

Working within a committed Engineering team, the successful candidate will be
responsible for new product development projects, from customer RFQ through
commercial feasibility to product launch and production. The role requires
familiarisation with a wide range of materials; elastomers, rubbers,
thermoplastics, steels and manufacturing processes, including; injection
mouldings, polyurethane elastomers, machining.


Hold a minimum Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline either Mechanical, Manufacturing Engineering or equivalent.

* Possess a thorough understanding of 2 & 3D CAD packages, able to generate detailed engineering drawings preferably within Autodesk products
* Experience in using project management software such as Microsoft Project
* Have a minimum 5 years experience ideally gained within a flexible, customer responsive batch manufacturing environment
* Have excellent oral, written and presentation skills.
* Knowledge of FEA packages; ANSYS and their applications would be a distinct advantage


A salary of £ 30-33K plus pension etc.

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