Design Engineer

Wallace Hind Selection
St Helens
16 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you an experienced 3D Design Engineer or Draughtsman / Draughtsperson looking to step up into a full Design Engineer role We are a manufacturer of special purpose machinery / capital equipment / filtration equipment and require a skilled and experienced 3D CAD designer (Solidworks or AutoCAD Inventor) to work within our Automation department at our site in St.Helens.

SALARY: Up to £35,000

BENEFITS: Good holiday package and access to company benefits scheme including pension.


COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Liverpool, Warrington, Widnes, Runcorn, Wigan, Northwich, Bolton, Manchester, Altringham, Preston, Southport, Bootle, Sale.

Why should I apply

·Are you frustrated about your lack of options to step up from a Draughtsman / Draughtsperson role into a full Design Engineer position We want talented people like you!
·This is an expansion role within the fast-growing automation arm of the business. You can make this role your own within a dynamic team.
·For the more established Design Engineer, we offer excellent stability, a great work / life balance, and the ability to become an expert in a niche industry.


This is a new, permanent position working in the automation arm of the business – which is a growing sector. Alongside fellow design engineers / draughtsmen. You will work alongside the engineering team to produce detailed design documents from client briefs, develop existing concept designs and problem solve / troubleshoot issues or problems that arise during the manufacturing process. You will follow design projects from initial concept through to completion – potentially meeting customers throughout the process. You will also be involved with the ordering of materials / admin / logistics throughout project lifecycles.

Working in a busy design office, you need to be flexible, a problem solver, and able to work to tight deadlines. Typical hours are 8:00 - 4:30 (Mon to Thursday) and 8:00 – 1:00 (Fridays).

REQUIREMENTS: Design Engineer

To be considered for this role you MUST:

·Be experienced with 3D CAD - Solidworks (ideally) or AutoCAD Inventor.
·Have some exposure to designing automation / capital equipment / machinery / components or anything else related to an industrial setting (regardless of sector.)

In addition, you will either have:

·A proven track record as a skilled 3D CAD design engineer (Solidworks)
·Excellent Draughtsperson experience and have the desire and ability to step up into a full design engineer position.

Any exposure to PLC’s or pneumatics would also be an advantage.

THE COMPANY - Design Engineer

Established over 20 years ago, we are profitable and well-respected specialists in our field. Serving a wide variety of sectors including Industrial, Medical, Military, Pharmaceutical and Power Generation, this recruitment represents further expansion and development to our automotive / special purpose machinery / mechanical engineering arm.

It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: Design Engineer / Draughtsperson / Draughtsman / Draughtswoman / 3D CAD / Solidworks / Inventor / AutoCAD / Design Manager / Bespoke design / Automation / Robotics / PPMA / Pneumatics / Hydraulics / Industrial Capital Equipment / Special Purpose Machinery / Filtration / Filters / Components / Industrial Equipment

Please Note - We have been selected as the exclusive retained partner for this role so any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.

INTERESTED Please apply to our retained consultant Stuart Platt quoting Design Engineer reference SP14815 to DD: Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: . Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.

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