Design Engineer

  • Stoke-on-Trent, UK
  • £32,000 - £40,000 per annum
  • Permanent

Are you a Design Engineer looking for a new opportunity within the Highways sector?

Then you need to keep reading as this might be the right fit for you!!

We are recruiting for a leading Water Technology Company looking to add a Design Engineer to their team

Job Title - Design Engineer

Area/Location - Stoke-on-Trent

Type of Job - Permanent

Start Date - As Soon As Possible

Salary - £40000

Job Description

Responsible for all aspects of design within a team delivering the complete design of products and water processing plants.

  • Job requires a good knowledge and comprehensive understanding of the range of processes, procedures and systems to be used in carrying out assigned tasks and a basic understanding of the underlying concepts & principles upon which the job is based.
  • The knowledge can be acquired through a combination of job-related training and considerable on-the-job experience. The skills and knowledge level can be equivalent to a specialised level within a skilled trade, but are generally non-theoretical skills
  • Ensuring drawings, BOMs, specifications, and other engineering information is produced in a timely manner in accordance with agreed timescales.
  • Generate 2D and 3D drawings and models based upon the information provided and based upon the individual's experience and knowledge.
  • Ensure that the design produced is commercially and technically the best possible.
  • Maintain standards that conform to the standards and company procedures.
  • Generate occasional electrical drawings based on information provided by the C&I Engineering Team.
  • Produce designs that are compliant with health, safety and environmental legislative requirements.
  • Working closely with Product Managers, Process Engineers and Electrical Design Engineers.
  • General administration duties including modification notes, QA procedures and document control


  • Experience with 3D software, proven experience with 3D Cad software i.e. CREO, Inventor or Solidworks as an alternative would be useful.
  • Proven experience in using Windchill PDM package, proven experience with a similar PDM package as an alternative is desirable.
  • Experience of practical design and manufacturing would be an advantage.
  • Excellent communications skills, both verbally and in writing. Able to explain things in a clear and concise manner.
  • Experience in the water treatment industry would be an advantage.
  • A high degree of flexibility is required to ensure project targets are met.
  • Security is a vital part of product development and the position is subject to the signing of a confidentiality agreement.
  • Good levels of experience and competence in drawing and performing basic interpretation of P&ID's.
  • Ability and experience of being able to work to a dead-lines and to plan tasks around the timescales of others, with excellent time management skills.
  • Basic design knowledge and experience of equipment and technologies used commonly within the water treatment industries (eg. Pumps, pipework, valves and tanks).
  • Ability to review the designs of others (colleagues, supplier and clients) and provide supporting comments where applicable.
  • Without direct supervision to have an ability to proactively find information and answers so that design work is allowed to progress.
  • A passion for delivering excellent customer service.
  • Technical competence and excellent problem solving skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Comfortable working within a team environment.

What's in it for you - Benefits of working at the company

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday plus 8 public holidays
  • Life Assurance
  • Pension Scheme
  • And also..... Private Medical Insurance, Group Income Protection, Dental Insurance, Cycle to work scheme, Travel Insurance, Health Screening, Shopping discounts and much more.

If you like what you have read so far

  • you feel this Company matches what you are looking for in a new career venture
  • would like a more detailed Job Description or would like to discuss the opportunity on the Design Engineer

please click Apply on this advert and ring Cass on



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