Senior Design Engineer

Unipart Rail
11 Mar 2018
18 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Design Engineer

Welcome to Park Signalling. We are a Rail signalling design and consultancy business who provide specialist products and services to the Railway industry. We are part of Unipart Rail, a Division of the Unipart Group, an international provider of manufacturing, logistics and consultancy services. We have strong growth ambitions both in the UK and overseas and this position has arisen due to retirement.

Position: Senior Design Engineer
Location: Stockport, Greater Manchester
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000

About the role:

We are looking for a Senior Design Engineer to help realise our ambitious growth plans. Working out of our Stockport office and reporting to the Engineering Team Leader, your role will be to design and implement new and innovative solutions for signalling and train control systems and products in the field of Railway Engineering. There will also be involvement in problem resolution of new and legacy equipment.


- Engineering design, development, and test
- Product safety analysis, FMEAs and other safety activities
- Verification and validation
- Lead small development projects
- Specify requirements and offer solutions to meet a given need
- Assist with / conduct, equipment workshop repairs
- Produce technical drawings and technical documentation
- Attend customer meetings, internally and / or externally
- Conduct product related training activities
- Conduct installation / commissioning / repair activities on the railway
- Work effectively and efficiently to company procedures and industry best practice

About you:

- Educated to degree level (or equivalent) in an Engineering discipline (preferably electronics or software engineering)
- Experience in programming skills and working in a product design role, preferably in a safety critical industry
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with a desire to produce innovative design solutions will all be critical to your success in the role
- You’ll also be expected to have the motivation to embrace continuous improvement along with strong communication, project management and interpersonal skills

You may have experience of the following: Senior Design Engineer, Project Management, Senior Project Engineer, Project Manager, Product Development, Product Manager, New Product Development etc.

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications

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