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Design Engineer

  • Location: Northallerton
  • Industry: Engineering
  • Date Posted: 20 Mar 2022
  • Vacancy Type: Permanent
  • Reference: CC0048
Job Description

Design Engineer salary from: £35,000 to £40,000 (DOE)


  • Design and develop products in accordance with business processes that comply with customer, stakeholder and regulatory requirements for safety, quality, performance, cost and delivery.
  • Provide technical and engineering support to customers and onsite teams to ensure products are designed, manufactured and tested in a safe manner in accordance with defined build procedures, engineering specifications and standard to meet customer requirements for quality, efficiency and delivery targets.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Efficient and effective design and development of products in accordance with business processes that comply with customers, stakeholder and regulatory requirement for safety, quality, performance, cost and delivery.
  • Generate accurate equipment and component drawings to the required level of detail to support the manufacturing/purchasing processes, approval and customer requirements. 
  • Create product data including technical specifications, technical construction files, bill of materiels and bill of processes.
  • Execute engineering changes in accordance with business processes.
  • Provide technical and engineering support to customers and within the business itself, remotely via telephone and/or email communication to address enquirers and resolve issues in a timely manner.
  • Work to clearly defined goals with respect to safety, quality, efficiency and delivery.
  • Provide timely feedback to line leader/supervisor/manager on any technical or quality issues that arise.
  • Ensure all manufacturing, QHSE and business documentation is completed accurately to the required standard in a timely manner.
  • Adhere to general housekeeping and 5S rules ensuring a clean, tidy and organised working environment is maintained at all times.
  • Attend functional and business meeting as required and support other departments in order to meet company objective.
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures at all times.

Core Skills and Competencies:

  • 2-3 years experience of working as a design engineer in an industrial product manufacturing and supply environment.
  • Knowledge and understanding of design processes including; new product development, design for manufacture, design for services and change management control.
  • Knowledge and understanding of CE marking including the machinery directive, technical constructive file and safety standard requirements.
  • Experience of using design soft packages, preferably solid work, 2D draughting and PDM packages.
  • Ability to work under pressure, within tight deadlines, have a flexible approach to working hours and be a motivational team player.
  • Ability to establish strong working relationship and engagement with internal and external teams, stakeholders and customers.
  • Process driven, detailed and solution orientated, with experience of working in a formal, continues improvement culture and understanding of lean manufacturing tool techniques.
  • Strong effective decision making, organisational and time management skills.
  • Excellent logical reasoning, root cause analysis, deductive problem solving and analytical abilities.
  • Good communication and IT skills 
  • Full and current UK driving License.

For more information, contact Claire Cornforth on

Telephone: 01133201130

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