Design Engineer


We are looking for a Design Engineer to join the Quickflange™ team, based in Carnforth.

The Design Engineer will provide engineering support primarily to the Quickflange™ business unit.

The main purpose of the role is to perform engineering design using Computer Aided Design (CAD) packages for Quickflange™ components.

This role will report to the Engineering Technical Authority – Quickflange™.

The main tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • To perform 3D CAD using SolidWorks to create parts, assemblies, and drawings.
  • To liaise with internal stakeholders and external suppliers to help manage the manufacture of components.
  • To ensure all drawings, documents and calculations are filed according to ICR procedures.
  • Checking of calculations, designs & manufacturing drawings.
  • Project management of allocated work.
  • Develop procedures for, perform, and record workshop Factory Acceptance Testing.
  • To investigate non-conformances relating to any quality or safety issues.
  • Technical support for sales in reviewing new scope of works and authorising correct supply of equipment for all locations.
  • Producing procedures relating to the operation, maintenance, and handling of Quickflange™ products.
  • Provide engineering support for other business units within the ICR group when required.

Key Skills, Attributes and Experience:

  • HND in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent discipline is an advantage but not essential (HNC acceptable with relevant experience).
  • Previous relevant engineering experience.
  • Extensive use of 3D modelling software (ideally SolidWorks).
  • Excellent communication and organisation skills.
  • Ability to problem-solve, multitask and work to tight deadlines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to build relationships with internal and external clients.
  • Self-starter that takes a collaborative approach and really enjoys working as part of a team.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and self-manage own workload.
  • Sets high standards in quality of work and excellent attention to detail.