Design Engineer

Great Bromley
14 Apr 2018
17 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time


We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Design engineer to join an expanding business. Taking ownership in creating and developing a new in-house Research and Development centre, turning concepts into reality. Having recently acquired a production business, now is the time to bring in the right person to assist in shaping and pushing the business forward.


  • Shaping/Leading and Development of the new R&D department
  • Research new developments and innovations
  • Turning ideas/concepts into technical plans
  • Designs need to consider the most cost-effective production processes and safety
  • Write and present reports
  • Ensure that all work is documented, and drawings filed correctly
  • Review and modify existing products in order to increase efficiency or improve performance and add value
  • Research new materials and methods of development
  • Oversee the build of prototypes and Perform physical testing on them
  • Ensure components and assemblies adhere to applicable industry and business standards following current legislations including Vehicle Type Approval within UK and abroad
  • Budget management and cost tracking so the R&D tax credits can be claimed efficiently
  • Responsible to the board of directors

In order to be considered for this role you must have the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering or related field
  • 3+ years’ experience in mechanical design
  • Experienced CAD Programmer
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Management experience
  • Having a creative yet professional manner, keeping positive even under pressure
  • Having electronic knowledge
  • Having industry experience within the automotive industry or capital equipment
  • Extensive knowledge of metal fabrication processes
  • Full Driver’s License (Essential)


  • Monday-Friday 07:30-16:30
  • Free on-site parking
  • Free Lunch
  • Pension Scheme
  • Bonus Scheme - up to 10% annual Salary
  • 20 days holiday + 8 days bank holidays

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