Project Design Engineer

Title: Project Design Engineer

Location: Kidderminster, West Midlands

Salary: £ (dependant on experience)


We are currently recruiting for a Project Design Engineer, to work for our client at their site in Kidderminster, this is an exciting opportunity that has arisen and would suit someone who is a self-motivated individual who would like to join their established Engineering department.

The role will be responsible for design work across ongoing projects including material procurement, instigation, control and compilation and submission of all associated engineering documentation.

Job Summary:

  • Shall be fully committed to the achievement of the company policies and objectives with attention to quality, safety & environment
  • Will undertake reasonable instructions from senior personnel in the best interests of the company
  • Assisting Sales in the preparation of quotation drawings/documentation (workload permitting)
  • Assisting in the development of new equipment/new product ranges (workload permitting)
  • Assisting in the creation of standard 3D models and library parts (workload permitting)
  • Creating cost effective designs by integration of common parts and standardisation of components
  • Producing General Arrangement drawings, Manufacturing drawings and Technical Specifications
  • Producing 3D models for estimating weights, volumes, interferences, determining complex geometry, etc.
  • Verification of designs by calculations and/or FEA/CFD (analysis to be carried out under supervision)
  • Designing products that are safe and in accordance with Health & Safely legislation
  • Designing products that comply with applicable design codes, e.g. ASME VIII, ASME B31.3, etc.
  • Designing products that comply with applicable governing legislation, e.g. 2014/68/EU (PED)
  • Producing material requisitions to ensure all material/quantity/technical requirements are identified
  • Using standard components and referencing part numbers from the company system, where possible
  • Instigation and ongoing control of projects/contracts from Sales hand-over through to delivery.
  • Organisation of the duties, tasks & workload of engineers assisting on larger contracts.
  • Liaison with Quality/Production to ensure sub-contract and in-house activity is considered and controlled
  • Supervising workshop personnel and/or sub-contractors, as required Documentation
  • Organisation and preparation of all engineering documentation requirements, as required by the contract
  • Submission of required contract documentation to client/third party, via the Documentation department


  • Minimum GCSE Grade 5 (equivalent grade C) or higher in Maths & English
  • HNC in Mechanical Engineering essential
  • Essential knowledge of Microsoft packages (Outlook, Word, Excel) required
  • Experience using Adobe Acrobat
  • AutoCad experience essential SolidWorks & 3D Modelling
  • ASME PV code knowledge preferred (i.e. ASME VIII)
  • Knowledge of manufacturing, welding, piping and materials essential
  • Experience of working within the Oil & Gas industry preferred
  • Experience of filters, strainers and pressure vessels preferred.


  • Company bonus
  • Company pension scheme
  • Life insurance (death in service)
  • 23 days holiday (19 floating days, 4 fixed towards Christmas shutdown) +extra service days +Bank Holidays +Birthday Leave (after 2 full calendar years service)
  • Training opportunities
  • Free eye tests and contribution towards spectacles for PC users, if appropriate
  • On-site parking

If you are interested in applying for this role or would like more information please contact Lee Elwell on (phone number removed) (Direct Line) or your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

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