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Manufacturing Design Engineer

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Attention, engineering mavericks! Step into the spotlight as the next Manufacturing Design Engineer. Turn challenges into triumphs and engineer the future with us!

Job Title: Manufacturing Design Engineer

Location: Hull, HU9

Annual Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 -DOE

Shift Pattern:

  • Mon to Thurs - 8 a.m to 5 p.m
  • Frid-8 a.m to 2 p.m

Purpose of the Manufacturing Design Engineer:

The role of the Manufacturing Design Engineer will be to enhance production by designing and standardising procedures, creating work instructions, developing tooling methods, implementing lean processes, and driving continuous improvement in product design and manufacturing.

Key Duties:

  • Assist with engineering projects and all departmental functions
  • Support process design from concept to product delivery
  • Develop new and existing production methods and systems
  • Provide onsite support and advice to design, production, and purchasing teams
  • As a Manufacturing Design Engineer, you will read and create technical drawings
  • Manage and update drawings due to design changes and improvements
  • Identify and implement design standardisation and modularisation
  • Review manufacturing drawings for clarity and feasibility
  • Support R&D projects and provide feedback for production-ready designs
  • Coordinate with other engineering disciplines and stakeholders for data sharing
  • Produce and review documents like worklists and cutting lists
  • Support testing and technical documentation for build systems
  • Generate and manage contract build reports and lesson learned files
  • Perform additional ad-hoc duties as required


  • Technical background in engineering (mechanical and electrical) with at least 3 years' relevant industry experience
  • Proficient in Autodesk Inventor 2021, Vault 2021, AutoCAD 2021 (iLogic experience a plus)
  • Strong MS Office skills (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Solid knowledge of steel, timber, and GRP composites
  • Familiar with Whole Vehicle Type Approval regulations and Design for Manufacture principles
  • As a Manufacturing Design Engineer, you should have experience in Lean Manufacturing environments
  • Practical commercial vehicle bodybuilding/van conversion experience (beneficial)
  • Understanding of engineering methods, including composite materials, GRP, aluminium, and steel
  • Strong visualisation skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, effective in cross-departmental interactions
  • Leadership in project meetings across business levels
  • Experience with 5S and Kaizen methods
  • Critical thinker with strong problem-solving skills, works well independently and in teams


  • Equivalent of 32 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Life Assurance cover

Ready to make your mark as a Manufacturing Design Engineer in manufacturing innovation? Apply now and join us in shaping the future.

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For further details, please reach out to Emma at 07874 858 054 or email

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