Design Engineer Solidworks

Reference number: E111428


Job title: Design Engineer Solidworks


Salary: £33,000 - £39,000 pa + bonus + benefits


Location: Runcorn


Duration: Permanent


Start date: ASAP


GPW are working with a world leading, international manufacturing business, to recruit a Design Engineer using Solidworks in Runcorn.


Reporting to the Design Engineering Manager, you will perform engineering design work using Lean principles and identify and implement improvements in the design and manufacturing processes using efficient and sound engineering practices and procedures, in accordance with established company policies, procedures and objectives.


The Design Engineer Solidworks, will be a key member of the Engineering Department to assist in achieving the Strategic Development of the Business, in line with company goals.



Your work will is mainly directly related to production orders, with 3D design work and BOM creation


There will be some project work, as above but on multi product orders, resolving contract specific electrical control panel and customer documentation requirements


The rest of your time will be spent problem solving, site work ,start-ups and direct customer liaison and working with the overseas office supporting product development


As the Design Engineer Solidworks, you will need:



  • Minimum Degree level in Mechanical Engineering, CAD or equivalent experience

  • Experience within an international manufacturing company is desirable

  • Excellent knowledge of Fabrication techniques and welding

  • Working knowledge of Machinery Directive and CE marking

  • Project management skills where leadership skills have been demonstrated

  • Appreciation of the Atex Directive

  • Understanding of and experience within a lean environment is beneficial.

  • Experienced with Solidworks

  • Experience with integrated ERP systems.

  • Some electrical knowledge advantageous.

  • Experienced user of Microsoft Office software.

  • Process focussed.


The Rewards as the Design Engineer Solidworks:


Starting salary £33-39,000 pa, Bonus, 25 Days Holiday,4 % Pension


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