Design Engineer

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

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    Automotive, General engineering & manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    Up to £35000.00 per annum

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    Gemma Skidmore

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    about 1 year ago

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Design Engineer


Up to £35K

OT Rate at 1.5xHourly Rate

We are seeking a Design Engineer to work for a highly reputable precision engineering company. Reporting to the Engineering Design Manager/DO Manager/Project Engineer, you will be designing and detailing conceptual products, for our varying range of customers.

Overview of main duties includes;

  • Support design reviews with customers.
  • Provide technical engineering input and support manufacture and test activities.
  • Support business development team in preparing technical proposals for customers.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • A strong background in mechanical design of Jigs/Fixtures for machining, assembly tooling, test-rigs, inspection media (ICY) preferably in the automotive/aerospace industry.
  • Previous experience with Work holding/BIW/Inspection media/Test rigs.
  • Relevant supporting qualifications in mechanical engineering.
  • The ability to quickly understand new technical concepts is essential.
  • Experience working with the following software packages;
    • Catia V5 - Modelling - Drafting-Surfacing- ideally.
    • Solidworks


  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication with presentation skills.
  • Self-motivated, flexible and driven to meet objectives.
  • Ability to work both alone and in teams as required by the individual task.
  • Ability to work within defined timescales to meet programme milestones.

For more information or to apply please contact Gemma Skidmore of Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

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