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Design Engineer | Proftech

Design Engineer

  Telford, Shropshire

Reference #: SMD123_1554711432
Location: Telford, Shropshire
Salary: £37000 - £45000
Sector: Technical & Engineering
Type: Permanent
Posted On: 08/04/2019

Design Engineer - Conveyor Division

The employment opportunity is within the conveyor design department to join a fast growing mechanical handing division, who are market leaders in the design and manufacture of feed systems, bulk handling and conveying in the food and pharmaceutical industry.

This role would best suit an experienced designer who is looking to further advance their career into a leadership role.


- Design products and systems
- Ensure product and project specifications are fulfilled within the agreed cost and timescale
- Support product development
- Liaise with all company departments
- Customer visits as required with project team
- Support, coach and manage a design team
- Plan and organise team workload in line with key dates
- Adhere with company procedures

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Experience

- An engineering qualification, minimum HNC (or equivalent)
- Advanced SolidWorks experience
- Experience of designing material handling conveyors for the food industry
- Sheet metal and weldments fabrication knowledge
- Project engineering
- Good commercial knowledge

Personal Qualities:

- Ambitious to move into a leadership role
- Strong organisational skills
- Good communicator
- Innovative, open minded approach to design
- Highly driven and motivated
- Reliable and committed
- Hands-on approach to work
- The ability to support, coach and develop a team of Design Engineers
- UK drivers licence


38.75 hours per week full time

8.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. Monday to Thursday

8.00 a.m. to 12.45 p.m. Friday

Applicants should have flexible approach to working hours.

Company Benefits:

- Life Assurance at 4x basic salary
- Health Care benefit
- Pension (Auto Enrolment)
- Discounted Gym Membership
- Long Term Service Awards

Job Type: Full-time

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