Design Engineer

Posted 5 April by UBT Easy Apply Featured


We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Design engineer to join an expanding business. Taking ownership in creating and developing a new in-house Research and Development centre, turning concepts into reality. Having recently acquired a production business, now is the time to bring in the right person to assist in shaping and pushing the business forward.


  • Shaping/Leading and Development of the new R&D department
  • Research new developments and innovations
  • Turning ideas/concepts into technical plans
  • Designs need to consider the most cost-effective production processes and safety
  • Write and present reports
  • Ensure that all work is documented, and drawings filed correctly
  • Review and modify existing products in order to increase efficiency or improve performance and add value
  • Research new materials and methods of development
  • Oversee the build of prototypes and Perform physical testing on them
  • Ensure components and assemblies adhere to applicable industry and business standards following current legislations including Vehicle Type Approval within UK and abroad
  • Budget management and cost tracking so the R&D tax credits can be claimed efficiently
  • Responsible to the board of directors

In order to be considered for this role you must have the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering or related field
  • 3+ years’ experience in mechanical design
  • Experienced CAD Programmer
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Management experience
  • Having a creative yet professional manner, keeping positive even under pressure
  • Having electronic knowledge
  • Having industry experience within the automotive industry or capital equipment
  • Extensive knowledge of metal fabrication processes
  • Full Driver’s License (Essential)


  • Monday-Friday 07:30-16:30
  • Free on-site parking
  • Free Lunch
  • Pension Scheme
  • Bonus Scheme - up to 10% annual Salary
  • 20 days holiday + 8 days bank holidays

Required skills

  • CAD
  • Components
  • Concepts
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Research

Reference: 34831159

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