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Design Engineer

  • Location: Peterborough
  • Salary: £35 - 40 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 29 days ago

  • Sector: Off-Highway
  • Function: Product design and development
  • Contact: James Tilley
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384 446126
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Start Date: June/July 2022
  • Expiry Date: 14 June 2022
  • Job Ref: 61552

Design Engineer

Up to £40/hr - Inside IR35


Diesel Engines

A Design Engineer opportunity has become available for one of the world’s leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines.

The successful applicant for this position will be join the Compact Engine Systems team and will take responsibility for design activities on electrical harnesses and packaging of electrical components for our clients brand engine ranges.

Each project offers the opportunity to work on the harness design, supporting the development of engines designed to meet the latest emissions legislation, with world-class levels of quality and reliability.


  • Design of harnesses and packaging of electrical components (sensors, ECM's, actuators etc.)
  • Working directly with the engine architect to identify space claims.
  • Working with suppliers to develop harnesses & associated brackets.
  • Conducting FMEA on components and systems to identify and address design risks and determine validation needs.
  • Working with the validation team to plan and execute validation tests.
  • Conducting component and system design reviews to obtain 'buy-in' from the business to selected components, designs and suppliers.
  • Keeping peers, team leader and management up to date with progress against planned activities.

To apply for this position you should have some of the following:

  • Mechanical degree would be desirable but not essential, would accept equivalent experience.
  • Experience in design of harnesses, brackets, and packaging of electrical components.
  • Experience with CREO.
  • Confident with communication and collaboration with multiple teams.

For further information, please send your interest and CV to -

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.