Design Engineer

10 Feb 2018
13 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Detail Design Engineer

Boston, Lincolnshire

Our client is a ‘design and manufacture’ SME based in Lincolnshire – looking to substantially grow and develop the business. They have over 30 years’ experience of machine technology with current product ranges focussing on providing bespoke packaging solutions to the food and process sectors.

As a small business, the role will encompass both detail design and drafting, and the production of manufacturing drawings.


Working as part of a team to take a concept to full production manufacturing drawings in SolidWorks.

Project Management of designated customer works.

Production of sales drawings to support customer quotations.

Produce fully functional detailed manufacturing drawings.

Perform all relevant calculations for stresses and speed, loads etc.

Produce drawings in 3D accurately and in shortest time to keep up with manufacturing.

Update and maintain drawing files as needed.

Update and maintain project files.

Produce operation and maintenance manuals as required.

Operate software systems for job costing, time management etc.

Produce reports to support meetings.

Advise and new technology and systems.

Attend conception meetings.

Attend post mortem meetings.

Support technical customer site meetings / site visits.

Support R&D as required.

Any other related work as required by Management.


3D CAD Experience ‘SolidWorks’

Packaging or Special Purpose Machinery background

40 hour week, 08:00 – 17:00 hrs with 1hour lunch, Monday to Friday.

A profit share scheme is in effect and paid twice a year; April and October providing the company makes a profit (as set out in staff manual).

This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and dynamic individual looking to make a recognised contribution to a well-established and growing company.

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