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Design Engineering Manager

Employment type: Permanent, full-time

Location: Clacton-on-Sea

Hours: 8am to 5pm, Monday to Thursday and 8am to 4:30pm (Friday)

Salary: £42,000-£47,000 p.a. + company benefits

We are currently working exclusively on an excellent opportunity with our client, who are seeking a Design Engineering Manager to join their business on a permanent basis in Clacton-on-Sea. They manufacture products associated with windows and doors.

The Role

Playing a key role in my clients manufacturing team, the Design Engineering Manager will have the following responsibilities:

  • Leading in the preparation of product definitions, specifications and mechanical product design
  • Developing product specifications, material selections, CAD designs, and detailed product drawings
  • Designing, implementing and testing new products to achieve desired features and specifications
  • Documenting designs for product support
  • Working effectively with sales, marketing and customers
  • Working effectively with Company Directors, Managers and departments to ensure effective communications of new product development and continuing engineering activities
  • Manging the performance testing and analysis of new and existing products and a test house

Experience/ Skills Required

  • Previous experience in mechanical/ product engineering within the manufacturing sector
  • A recognised engineering qualification
  • Good working knowledge and experience using SolidWorks 3D
  • Experience of moulded plastic parts, metallic castings and sheet/ strip metal would be beneficial
  • Experience in the window and doors manufacturing industry would be beneficial
  • Test and analysis experience would be beneficial

This is a great opportunity to join a long-established business, who are a specialist in their field. You will join a supportive team and they will be able to support your understanding of products.

Company benefits include: 25 days holiday (+ bank holidays), pension and free parking.

Key words: SolidWorks, Design Engineer, Design Manager, Manufacturing, Windows, Doors


    • Job type: Permanent
    • Location: Clacton-on-Sea
    • Date posted:
    • Salary: £42000 - £47000