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Design Engineer

  • £35.000-£42,000
  • Castleford
  • Permanent
  • Per Annual Rate
  • Full Time

Design Engineer

Location: Castleford

Reporting to: Technical Manager

We are currently seeking a Design Engineer to join our clients well-established team. Our client has proven experience in design and manufacturing, providing pumping solutions, systems and services for the global water, wastewater, flood control and industrial markets.

Overview: To effectively construct, design and contract manage pump projects from order receipt to delivery to the Customer within agreed timescales and required margins.

Key Responsibilities:

· Mechanical design of products and pump assemblies used within multiple pumping applications.

· Creation and maintenance of accurate GA’s of Bills of Material within the EMIR system on time, every time.

· Manage the Contract Management process.

· Contract Manage projects from order receipt to delivery to Customer including project planning, cost control and documentation management.

· Effective project management to ensure projects are delivered on time and on/under budget.

· Accurate project documentation provided to the Customer on time.

· Carry out site surveys with detailed reporting to allow the team to construct detailed quotations/tenders.

· Submit all required information for any project sign-off.

· Ensure all project costing, plans and documentation are up to date.

· Ensure all data recording systems are up to date including drawing/part revision and managing the engineering change process.

· Provide technical support to the Application Engineers, Regional Sales managers and Operations Team as and when required.

· Support the development of the mixer selection program and supportive Bills of Materials and GA drawings.

· Provide assistance and support to the Technical Manager.

Qualifications & Required Experience:

· Strong working experience of CAD and 3D modelling preferably Solidworks.

· Minimum of HNC or Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.

· Recognised time served apprenticeship/training within a mechanical/electrical engineering discipline.

· Ability to interpret Customer design and specifications

· Good understanding of CDM regulations

· Experience of revision-controlled drawings and transmission of specifications

· Strong experience in project management of mechanical or industrial engineering products.

· Ability to communicate clearly and effectively to internal team members, Customers and suppliers.

· Ability to plan and meet deadlines

· Reduce costs in the supply chain by design

· Experience of working with fabrications, materials and processes

· Experience in reviewing technical product designs

· Ability to work on project budgets

· Commercial and contractually astute with working experience of contracts including NEC3 and 4.

· Good product and application knowledge of pumps particularly wastewater.

· Experience working within an ISO quality system

· Excellent analytical skills including ERP systems and MS Office.

About You:

· Positive, proactive and self-motivated.

· Customer service focused.

· Friendly and professional telephone manner

· Effective problem solver

· Detailed-oriented project manager

· Strong commercial awareness

· Committed team player

· Excellent attention to detail

· Quality focus – right first time.

Who are THOMAS Recruitment Group?

We are an award-winning recruitment agency that is well-known for our client relationships and candidate benefits. We are a dedicated and passionate team of professionals who are eager to find you a role that suits your career goals. Our experts are based all over the U.K., so you’re never too far away from support.

If you are interested in this role, please apply below.

Alternatively, you can get in touch with Dean at or by phoning 0117 332 1586.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Pay: £35,000.00-£42,000.00 per year


  • Free parking
  • On-site parking

Work Location: In person

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