Product Design Engineer

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    Preston Brook

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Alex Hatfield

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Design Engineer required to join a Global manufacturer based in Runcorn. The Design Engineer will preferably be Degree qualified in mechanical engineering or similar.


Engineering design experience is essential, preferably having used Solidworks, however, experience using other 3D CAD packages will be considered, including CREO, Pro E, SolidEdge, Autodesk Inventor or similar.


Machinery design or knowledge of sheet metal / fabrication manufacturing processes would be beneficial.

£32,000 - £40,000 depending on experience

Plus 8% bonus

Pension scheme



Develop new and prototype designs as well as existing designs

Perform Engineering design work under the supervision of the Engineering Manager

Transforming customer requirements into design drawings and specifications, considering manufacturability, tolerances and cost control

Creation of bills of materials

Engineering calculations

Perform engineering analysis, DFM and liaising with manufacturing departments

Assist in the design and project management of larger projects

Create 3D designs in SolidWorks and layout designs.

Working to a variety of manufacturing processes, including sheet metal/fabrication

React to customer issues and provides ongoing design modifications and support

Liaise with various engineering departments

Office based in Runcorn



Experience as a Mechanical Design Engineer, Project Engineer (design experience), Mechanical Engineer, or similar

A background in mechanical design

Preferably Degree qualified (BEng, BSc, MEng or MSc) in mechanical engineering, automotive engineering, manufacturing engineering, aerospace engineering or similar.

3D CAD experience is essential - Knowledge of SolidWorks would be beneficial, however, Creo, Pro-E, SolidEdge, Autodesk Inventor or similar will be considered.

Machinery design or knowledge of sheet metal / fabrication manufacturing processes would be beneficial but not essential

Must be commutable to Runcorn

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