Senior Project Design Engineer

£40000 - £50000/annum Substancial Bonuses + Pension
18 Oct 2016
16 Nov 2016
Contract Type
This leading, multi-national company specialising in bespoke bulk handling systems are looking for a dynamic Senior Project Design Engineer to join their team. Working from their Lancashire based Office in this key role you will take full ownership of multiple projects for a hugely varied client base including food, beverage, plastics and textiles. Working within this busy engineering team at the very heart of the business, you will attract a basic salary of £40-50k (depending on experience) + substantial bonus, holidays, pension and ongoing opportunity to progress in this growing organisation.


- A multi-national, growing organisation with an impressive growth plan
- A forward thinking organisation setting and challenging standards within dry goods handling
- A first class reputation with a prestigious client base of manufacturers throughout a huge spectrum of industries


As a Senior Project Design Engineer you will be responsible for co-ordinating projects and contracts through design, engineering, assembly, testing, installation and right through to successful customer handover.

You will also be responsible for looking at current processes and also looking at ways to move the design office forward.

Key deliverables:

- To attend complete handover meetings with the sales team to ensure the customer requirements are clearly refined
- Where necessary, carry out site visits to ensure practical and cost effective design solutions
- Offer technical support to customers and internal colleagues throughout the project
- Administer all design detail, modifications, technical queries, and support documentation in line with Office Procedure
- Source bought-out equipment and liaise with other companies, ensuring equipment meets the required specification
- Regularly update with the customer of changes to key schedules and deadlines
- Regularly attend weekly production meetings to update with production
- Looking at current design processes and come up with new ways to improve them
- Looking at continuous improvements
- Looking at ways to improve the bespoke machinery and any ways to improve the service they supply to their customers


The successful Senior Project Design Engineer will have a strong design/ project background in special purpose systems.

You must also:

-         Have a strong understanding of 3D CAD Design software (preferably Inventor) as well as 2D AutoCAD

-         Have a background in the design and delivery of special purpose machinery projects

-         Be an excellent communicator with the ability to build solid client relationships

-         Be an active team player with good problem solving skills

-         Be able to demonstrate examples where you have improved design processes or made continuous improvements 

-         Ideally you will be a chartered engineer

This is an excellent opportunity to join a thriving, market leading company. Alongside an attractive salary of £40-50k you will receive ongoing career development and the opportunity to work for a growing organisation with large expansion plans across the UK and Europe