Project Design Engineer

£30000 - £35000 per annum
09 Oct 2017
06 Nov 2017
Joy Oguzie
Business Sector
Other Business Sector
Contract Type

This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to develop their career, moving from hands on engineering into a project design role. As the Project Design Engineer, you will be working with a highly experienced team, developing your skills to understand how concepts are developed, quickly becoming an integral part of the pre-sales team.

Client Details

You have the chance to join a leading company based in Northamptonshire as a Project Design Engineer in their engineering solutions team. You will be developing & working with state of the art automated machinery; supporting the commercial teams in technical understanding & specialist design.


This is a great opportunity for a Project, PLC or system testing engineer working with electro-mechanical equipment & who is looking to move into a front end, design focused team.

Key responsibilities:
  • Review solutions from CAD drawings and specifications for design integrity.
  • Be able to break the solution down into elemental units which can be estimated using costs obtained from internal or external suppliers, standard price lists or metric formulas.
  • Assist in the development of pricing metrics formulas to streamline the estimating process.
  • Work with solution design engineers to develop project risk registers, combining commercial and technical risk.
  • Work with a close knit Solutions Design Team to assist in generating cost effective engineered solutions for blue chip customers.
  • Identify and understand new technologies as they come onto the market.
  • Generate relationships with suppliers to ensure competitive pricing.
  • Work with the Solutions Design team to build a comprehensive library of technologies and costs.
  • Prepare formal cost documentation.
  • Assist in the development of sales proposal documentation.
  • Present and justify costs for Director level approval.


A Project Design Engineer ideally with experience in the detailed design and implementation of automation systems & the following:
  • Project Management capability
  • CAD Experience
  • Commercial/Costing understanding (e.g. preparing BOMs)
  • Strong Communications Skills

Job Offer

Circa £30,000 - £35,000 + Additional Benefits