Design Engineer

Location : Milton Keynes
Job type : Permanent
Reference : JOB-2657

WSR is recruiting for a Hybrid Design Engineer based in Milton Keynes. Salary £37K

Location: Milton Keynes – hybrid, 2 - 3 days in office

Working hours: 8.30am – 5pm

Reports to: Group Design Manager

Our client, a prominent player in the industrial product and service sector, is currently seeking a dynamic individual to join their team as a mid-level Design Engineer. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a leading company serving the warehousing, logistics, and material handling industry. The hybrid role is based in Milton Keynes and you will be responsible for designing the next generation of safety solutions and mid-life upgrades for our existing products, and customer specific solutions.

Reporting to the Group Design Manager and working alongside their customer focused team, you will help drive new impact protection product development with input into all aspects of the design process such as material selection, supplier relations and physical impact testing of products for certification. Responsible for creating 3D CAD models/assemblies, technical drawings and costed BOMs as part of product development and supporting the preparation of evidence for design reviews.

Design Engineer Key Responsibilities:

  • Basic market research and Concept Creation

  • 3D CAD creation (SolidWorks), Design for Manufacture (DfM) and Design for Assembly (DfA)

  • Basic Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and Basic structural analysis

  • Designing product components and assemblies using Solidworks and preparing evidence for design reviews

  • Identifying potential product and/or manufacturing improvements with Design for Manufacturing and Design for Assembly (DfM & DfA)

  • Owning a portfolio of work including new product development

Experience & Qualifications:

Design/Engineering Degree or HND desirable

3-5 years of experience in a design engineering role

Enthusiasm and willingness to learn

Benefits - Hybrid working – 2/3 days in the office

- 23 days of holiday (increasing to 25 after 5 years of service).

- Health Care Cash Plan (after probation).

- Company sick pay support scheme (after probation).

- Employee Assistance Programme (including 1:1 counselling).

- Group Life Assurance – 2 x annual salary (after 5 years of service).

- PERKS retailer discount scheme.

Please click ‘APPLY NOW’, or call the WSR Team at 01908 618848 for more info.

We appreciate the time and effort invested in your application. While we strive to respond to all applicants promptly, we kindly ask for your understanding in case of delays. If you do not hear from us within 10 days of submitting your application, please assume that, unfortunately, you have not been successful this time.

We will however keep your CV on file and review your suitability against any other vacancies we may have available.