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Role: Design Engineer
Location: Newcastle under Lyme
Salary: £40,000 – £50,000 per annum
Type: Permanent and full time

Monday – Thursday 8:30am – 5:00pm / Friday 8:30am – 4pm
Hybrid option available

Overview of the Design Engineer

2fawcett are recruiting for a Design Engineer for fantastic company based in Newcastle under Lyme. This is an exciting role to sit within the technical design team. You will be required to lead a project from concept to installation.  This role can be hybrid for the right individual, with days negotiated.

Responsibilities of the Design Engineer

  • Working within the Technical Design Team, you will be required to lead a project from concept to installation. You will be required to manage multiple projects/contracts.
  • You will be required to produce high quality 2D & 3D drawings to allow accurate fabrication and production of component parts.
  • Use Engineering Calculations, principles, tools, and software to overcome design and build issues.
  • You will liaise with other Design Engineers to discuss design requirements for each project, as well as in-house fabricators / welders during production.
  • You will liaise with Production Operatives to ensure all designs are fully manufacturable by providing accurate, clear and concise CAD data to an agreed assembly structure.
  • You will provide technical support to colleagues within other functions
  • Liaising with the client throughout the project, including on site visits, to ensure their requirements are managed & met.
  • React to customer issues and provide ongoing design modifications and support.
  • You will be bright, enthusiastic, and ready for a challenge.

Requirements of the Design Engineer

  • Ideally Degree qualified (BEng, BSc, MEng or MSc)
  • Ability to work within strict timeframes
  • The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic & flexible, Self-managed, motivated, and hard working.
  • Experience of working with design & detailing of; platforms & walkways including building steelwork and staircases; Ductwork; fully welded construction and support brackets; structural steelwork and supports.
  • Experience in a design environment in architecture, building, construction, or engineering services.
  • Good working knowledge of 2D AutoCAD, and Solid Works
  • Good working knowledge of fabrication / welding and general manufacturing techniques.
  • Able to work accurately & efficiently with attention to detail.
  • Good communication skills to be able to liaise with other departments in a concise and efficient manner.


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