Design Engineer


£30,000 - £40,000 per annum

Permanent, Full-Time

10th September 2021

We’re hiring for a skilled Design Engineer to join a well-established metal manufacturer based in Eccles, Manchester. You’ll be working as a CAD/CAM programmer using sheet metal packages working in both 2D and 3D. The ideal candidate will need a minimum of five years design experience and an understanding of architectural metalwork and cladding systems.


What’s on offer?

  • £30,000 – £40,000 per annum (experience dependent)
  • Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm
  • Excellent work environment and career development opportunities


What will you be doing as a Design Engineer?

  • Undertaking all aspects of creating sheet metal part drawings from customer enquiries
  • Generating sheet metal developments/flat patterns from customer drawings and converting them into CNC programs for manufacture
  • Nesting and optimising parts into stock sheet
  • Maintaining and developing good working relationships with customers and suppliers


What will you need?

  • 5+ years’ experience working within the architectural sheet metal / fabrication industry
  • 5+ years’ experience working knowledge and industry experience using AutoCAD and Solid Works
  • Good technical understanding of sheet metal flat pattern and engineering drawings
  • The ability to prepare material take-offs and manufacturing schedules from engineering drawings
  • Official Solidworks training – experience from a further education institution not adequate


What’s nice to have?

  • Knowledge of Radan sheet metal is desirable, although training can be provided


If you’re interested in joining an industry leading design and manufacturing company with typical projects including Heathrow Airport Terminal, Tesco’s and the Etihad stadium, then apply today for consideration or speak with Adam at KPJ Group for more information on (phone number removed).

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