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Design Engineer

Office Services & Commercial
£40,000 to £45,000 Per Annum
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For more information about this job please contact:

Tessa Grant


  • To work within our design team on the comprehensive range of equipment that we manufacture.
  • Must be experienced in the use of Solid Modelling design software (preferably Autodesk Inventor or SolidWorks but similar would be considered) and be proficient in the use of AutoCAD.
  • An engineering background.
  • Be able to work on their own or as part of a team and be able to meet deadlines.
  • Be able to deal directly with suppliers to obtain prices and delivery times.

The following would be advantageous, but not essential:

Previous shop floor “hands on” experience; Machining, Welding Fabrication   “Time served Apprentice” etc.

In depth knowledge of Autodesk Inventor.

Experience of design work carried out on food machinery and systems.

A working knowledge of the following, both at user design and calculation levels:

- steam systems and energy calculations

- fluid systems, pumps and pipe work

- pneumatics

- stress calculations

- sizing of motor/gearboxes for applications

- sheet metal development

- tolerance of machined parts

Hours:      8:30 am to 5:00 pm (Mon – Fri).  Overtime is sometimes available.

Holiday:   22 Days, increases to 25 with service years.

This is fantastic opportunity to join a thriving company. Due to the location, own transport is needed. Please apply today or if you need or want any extra information please contact Nicola on nicola.english@oa-uk.co.uk or 01234347069

Thank you for your interest in this vacancy, which is being advertised by Osborne Appointments, who are acting as an employment agency / business. Your application will be considered in competition with others and we will contact you within 3 working days. Should you wish to speak to one of our team, please contact the OA Bedford office on 01234 347069..

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