Design Engineer

Location: Ballymena

Come join Alexander Dennis on our mission to save the planet. We are transforming public transport globally by designing, manufacturing, and servicing greener, more eco-friendly, buses and coaches.

Our people are our biggest asset, making us the hugely successful company we are. We are transforming how we work, offering team members more flexibility around how they live and work.

What does that mean for you?

  • Generous salary package – we reward our people at the level they deserve
  • A half day on a Friday. Yes, every Friday. Giving you more time at the weekend to do the things you love with the people you love.
  • A 37-hour working week, with flexible working options, giving you that much needed work/life balance
  • Annual leave entitlement which increases with tenure
  • Pension scheme to help you save for the future
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme which offers practical, impartial support on issues impacting your life
  • Cycle to work scheme, discounted gym membership, and regular meditation sessions as your health and wellbeing is important to us.

Interested and want to find out more? Check out our YouTube channel here!

Your dream role:

  • Simply put, you will design, develop, verify, and maintain vehicle and system designs to exceed customer expectations and business requirements
  • Prepare, produce, and modify design schemes in 3D CAD, calculations, specifications, detail drawings, and BOMs to the relevant quality and safety standards
  • Ensure common designs, interfaces, and principles are applied consistently across all vehicle platforms and territories
  • Our customers mean a lot to us. Ensure a high level of customer satisfaction through safe, reliable, and well supported implementations
  • Partner with stakeholders internally and externally on technical issues and requirements
  • Arrange and co-ordinate activities with internal and external partners or suppliers to achieve quality, cost, and delivery targets for each project
  • Opportunities like this don’t come along often – you will have exposure to a wide range of projects and senior stakeholders globally.

What you will bring:

  • Minimum of a HNC in Mechanical Engineering
  • We have sites across the UK. You will be willing to travel between those sites as required
  • Experience in a similar role within a similarly complex and challenging business
  • You will have an active interest in vehicle-based technologies and have a good understanding of vehicle design and a working knowledge of 3D CAD
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to build relationships across all levels of seniority, internally and externally
  • You won’t be afraid to challenge the status quo, constantly striving to improve the way we do things
  • Things can be hectic here. You will remain calm under pressure, be able to multi-task and deliver projects on time
  • Generally, someone who is approachable, with a strong work ethic and a desire to succeed.

Next steps:

If this sounds like you, and you’re interested in coming ‘aboard’, then we would love to hear from you. Alongside uploading your CV, please share a short covering letter detailing why you’re interested and why we should hire you!

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