Design Engineer

Recruit Mint
Great Gransden
08 Mar 2018
15 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Design Engineer

The Role:

As a Design Engineer, you're involved in the initial concept, design, development and management of projects in a range of sectors within the production of industrial equipment. To succeed you will need strong technical knowledge, as well as problem-solving, communication, leadership and project management skills.


  • Experience of design work carried out on food machinery and systems
  • Liaise with clients to identify their requirements
  • Investigate and undertake analysis on how to improve existing projects or components
  • Write technical reports to summarise findings
  • Cover the concept, specification, tender and development of new projects or components
  • Design the aesthetics, materials and functionality of components
  • A working knowledge of the following, both at user design and calculation levels:
    • steam systems and energy calculations
    • fluid systems, pumps and pipework
    • pneumatics
    • stress calculations
    • sizing of motor/gearboxes for applications
    • sheet metal development
    • tolerance of machined parts

Person Specification:

  • Be able to work on their own or as part of a team and be able to meet deadlines
  • Be able to deal directly with suppliers to obtain prices and delivery times
  • Come from an Engineering background with knowledge of Design
  • Must be experienced in the use of Solid Modelling design software (preferably Autodesk Inventor or SolidWorks but similar would be considered) and be proficient in the use of AutoCAD

Hours and Pay:

  • 8:30 am to 5:00 pm (Mon - Fri) Some overtime available
  • £35,000 - £45,000 per annum DOE
  • 22 days holiday increases to 25 with each year of service plus 8 bank holidays
  • Free parking
  • Pension

The Company:

Recruit mint are working closely with a market leading manufacturing business based in the Bedfordshire area who are seeking a Design Engineer to join their expanding team.

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