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Design & Product Development Engineer - South Manchester

Posted on Jan 27, 2019 by White Label Recruitment

Manchester United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£35k - £35k Annual

White Label is recruiting for an extremely exciting new role that has just come up with one of our market leading clients based in South Manchester.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a passionate and ambitious privately-owned business, that has been established for 50 years. The role is tremendously really interesting involving both Design Engineering and new product development.

The role:

To work on the development of new products and processes. This position requires an individual who thrives on a varied working environment and wants to become an integral member of the engineering team.


  • Researching and validating new product opportunities and developing new and exciting products to complement the existing portfolio.
  • To take ownership of the product development systems, pushing new projects from concept through to launch.
  • Ensure all product designs are fit for purpose, meet or exceed customer expectations, achieve cost targets and meet all regulatory requirements.
  • Design and manufacture prototype parts for testing using current production machinery and assisting the Production Engineering Development team in the implementation of new manufacturing systems.
  • Operating in-house testing systems for verification of new product design and other R&D activities.
  • Control of new part data within the ERP system.
  • Leading DFMEA reviews of new and existing products.
  • Any other duties as dictated by the business needs that you are safe and competent to complete.


HNC or Degree qualification in Mechanical Engineering or relevant discipline.

Skills and Experience.

  • Experience in mechanical design of steel and aluminium parts and assemblies.
  • Experienced in the use of 3D CAD systems, knowledge of different modelling techniques (Solidworks experience preferable) and utilisation GD&T.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Meet deadlines whilst working under pressure.
  • Experience of leading group review meetings and presenting project information to colleagues.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a thriving business, with excellent prospects for a progressive future. The company is offering flexible working hours, 25 days holiday, and a salary of £30-35k depending on the level. If this could be of interest to you, please apply immediately for consideration, or contact Ruth Llewellyn at White Label.

Reference: 633441887