Design Engineer

Job Reference: WM - 2190

Location: Powys

Salary: £28,000 - £35,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Design Engineer


  • Makefast are looking for a Design Engineer to join their Design team to work on all facets of design such as New Products, Tooling and Modify Existing Products designs to meet Customer requirements.
  • Responsible for the design of new or existing products to suit the customers’ requirements.
  • Ensuring that designs are cost-effective and that the customers requirements are met.
  • Responsible for managing the whole project from initial enquiry to first off manufacture and producing and maintaining project plans to ensure key dates are met.
  • To communicate of the progress of any project with the design manager and the client.
  • Ensuring that the designs are suited to the manufacturing process such as injection Moulding.
  • To design tooling to support the manufacturing process such as Press tooling, Injection mould tooling, machining jigs, forming Nests.
  • Produce a full manufacturing BOM on Epicor for new parts and assemblies, ensuring that correct materials are specified, the correct operations are used, and correct drawings are added.
  • The ability to methodically work through setting up new BOMS ensuring no components are missed.
  • Work closely with all production departments comparing current designs with latest thinking and available technology.

About You:

  • Experience In small mechanism design.
  • 3 years minimum mechanical design experience.
  • Knowledge of Injection Moulding and press work would be advantageous.
  • Competent MS office products.
  • Able to use 3D CAD software (Solidworks preferable).
  • Engineering Graduate (Desirable).
  • Experience of MRP/ERP systems (Desirable).
  • Attention to detail.
  • Able to work as part of a busy design team.

Job Application:

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply to send a copy of your full CV – or call us now.

Whilst this position may not be of interest to you or suit your skills and experience, please don’t hesitate to get in contact with a member of the team at Willcox Matthews to understand how we can support you.

We receive a large number of applications for all of our positions – Therefore, if you have not received a response within 10 working days, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK