Design Engineer

Position: Design Engineers

Salary / Rate: £40k per annum

Location: Lichfield, Staffordshire

Type: Full-time

Start Date: ASAP




Job Description:


Winner Recruitment are looking to recruit a Project / Design Engineer for a leading foundry equipment manufacturer based in South Staffordshire. This is a fantastic opportunity for candidates who have AutoCAD and Inventor skills and are looking to take a step up into a Project / Design Engineer position.


Located in South Staffordshire, they design & manufacture for a very niche market supplying foundry equipment, 90 % of their machines being exported. With a current workforce of 12 employees, this opportunity has arisen as a result of an increase in market demand and the requirement to develop new and existing products. This position is ideal for a candidate who has a strong design engineering background with experience using AutoCAD and Inventor.


As the Project / Design Engineer you will be responsible for working on new and existing product ranges forging a strong partnership with shop floor and other engineering personnel.


We are aiming to add a Project / Design Engineer to our client’s team and are considering candidates both looking for a step up in their career and those who are established with extensive industry and Design knowledge. You will take ownership of a number of Design Projects from start to finish.


There is a possibility that the position will call for some time to be spent working overseas.


You will be responsible for:


  • Design activities from concept through to production validation.
  • The robust design of products in accordance with the department procedures
  • Investigating design factors such as function, materials, performance, interchangeability, cost, operational efficiency.
  • Preparation of Project Engineering data for new product assemblies and components, eg 3D / 2D Drawings, BOM's, Technical Specifications
  • Customer technical liaison on new projects, ensuring that the designs meet the customer's requirements and often exceed their expectations and remain competitive to achieve sales growth and increase market share.




  • Qualified to HND/Degree level in an engineering discipline, ideally Mechanical or Product Design
  • Possess a sound knowledge of mechanical engineering principles and product design processes.
  • It is essential that you have at least 10 years' experience designing using AutoCAD and Inventor.
  • Experience of working in a manufacturing environment


Interested? Please give Leahanna Chamberlain a call or apply now. Don't delay!


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