Design Engineer

Benefits Package
12-05-2022 10:14 AM

Design Engineer - Solidworks


Competitive Salary

Astute are partnered with a client who specialise in sheet metal fabrication, laser cutting, CNC punching, folding, welding and power coating. Due to continued success and growth, they're looking for a Solidworks Operator / Design Engineer to join the team.

Roles & Responsibilities
Reporting directly to the Design Manager, as a Design Engineer , you will be responsible for:

  • Producing 3D models and technical drawings from both our own designs and re-engineering customer drawings
  • Ensuring all drawings are maintained and up to date
  • Producing BOM's and easy to understand assembly/fabrication instructions
  • Working in a fast-paced environment with often changing priorities
  • Producing drawings for noise cancelling products, such as doors, frameworks and facades to client specification
  • Liaising with the fabricators and welders to troubleshoot any design issues
  • Speaking with suppliers an customers on the phone
  • Other duties as required

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:

  • CAD experience, particularly Solidworks and Radan
  • Background in working with sheet metal is advantageous, as is the ability to distinguish material types and finishes including Aluminium, Steel and Stainless Steel. Training will be given to programme a Laser and Punch Machine.
  • Ability to provide ideas and creative solutions to design problems
  • Excellent communication and organisation skills are essential

Salary & Package
What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • Competitive Salary DOE
  • Chance to add considerable value to a small and friendly team
  • Company benefits and perks

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to or ring 07441391775 and ask to speak to Sue Greeff who can tell you more.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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A friendly environment that takes work seriously. Everyone at Astute seems to very much enjoy being here and that reflects on the atmosphere in such a positive way. No one ever seems to have an issue with lending a helping hand when it is needed. The way that the staff on the floor are very focused and hardworking spurs you on to be the same. The saying "Work hard, play hard" could not apply more to the lovely bunch I have the pleasure of working with. I really feel as though I have fitted in well at Astute.

I have received nothing but the heartiest welcome into the Business. Not your normal recruitment agency. Firstly, you receive thorough training. Instantly you get the welcoming atmosphere and there is great team morale. Management listens, Colleagues listen and my opinion and any offering I contribute, I feel is valued and taken seriously. I really enjoy the level of support I receive as a newbie to both Recruitment and the world of Technical and I genuinely feel valued. I would highly recommend and already have to many of my contacts!