Design Engineer

Posted by Time Appointments 02/10/2020

Colchester, Essex
£30,000 - £45,000/annum
Time Appointments

Time Appointments are seeking a talented Design Engineer to join our client who is a leading manufacturer based in Colchester. They work with customers across the UK and Europe, including almost all leading manufacturing organisations. The role will involve end-to-end responsibility for development of new products, to expand the client’s market leading range of equipment. You will be temporally working remotely due to COVID-19.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Defining detailed requirements for new products based on high level briefings from customers and management.
  • Researching appropriate technologies and competitive offerings.
  • Understanding appropriate British Standards and applying to the design process.
  • Selecting third party solutions and suppliers where necessary.
  • Detailed design and prototyping of products.
  • Operational testing of prototypes.
  • Production of documentation, including O&Ms, assembly manuals, drawings.
  • Providing input to marketing and launch of product where required.
  • Provide leadership in the design team, including definition and improvement of internal processes.
  • Becoming the internal subject matter expert on technical aspects of our product range.

Skills Required:

  • Be degree qualified in an engineering subject
  • Have experience of product design and development in an industrial environment
  • Have sufficient electrical knowledge to specify and design simple systems or obtain support where needed.
  • Be able to draw on external resources and identify suppliers where required.
  • Have experience of sheet metal design
  • Be able to show experience in a closely related field - HVAC, fan systems, industrial filtration, or a comparable industry.
  • Be experienced with Inventor or Solid works
  • 3 years Design Experience


Company pension, Annual bonus, Flexible working hours, on-site parking, and the opportunity to work from home.

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