Design Engineer

Job Title: Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Horwich
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: 2023-01-11
Reference: J147
Contact Name: Dominic Golding
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 11, 2023 11:53

Job Description

Process Design Engineer - Vacuum Systems
Permanent in Bolton.
Salary range is £30K to £50K.
Due to the nature of the work being related to the Defence Industry, there is a security clearance requirement for the person to be British National.

Take ownership and responsibility of engineered designs within the Process Vacuum Systems & Solutions business of the Industrial Vacuum Division of the company.
Take responsibility for supporting all technical requirements and deliverables for contracts assigned to the Process Vacuum Systems and Solutions Business.
Other activities including but not limited to proposals, aftersales support, testing, engineering change, research and development, training, and sales.

Main Responsibilities
Process design responsibility for the process vacuum business, including and not limited to process design, mechanical design, instrument, and control design.
Final design of all aspects of engineered systems and components
Issue of design information to contracts department to enable execution of orders
Approval of technical drawings and documents relating to the execution of orders
Manage Safety Review Process
Support Proposals Department
Support aftersales activities relating to spares, replacements, site support work, training, customer meetings (external and internal) warranty claims and fault diagnosis.
Technical responsibility for factory testing including management of customers representative at witness stage and act on the results.
Support Site Acceptance Testing.
Development and maintenance of Engineering Design Standards
Support R&D activities and projects

Skills / Experience
Educated to degree level in a science (physics or chemistry) discipline or commensurate experience - essential
Minimum 5 years of industry experience - essential
Experience of providing custom engineering solutions, preferably gained in a process / chemical engineering sector.
Experience of designing solutions to meet customer specific specifications
Demonstrated the ability to manage resources successfully.
Experience working with engineering contractors is desirable.
Knowledge of vacuum technology an advantage, but not required
Knowledge and working experience of international design standards and codes is preferred. E.g., ASME, HEI, PED
Communicate effectively with internal and external customers on a professional level.
Other requirements (Fluent written and spoken English language; expected travel national and international requirements up to 10% of time)