Job Description

Role: Senior Design Engineer

Specialism: Composite Design, Catia

Salary: £48,000 - £52,000

Location: Coalville

You're reading this now, as you would like to see what is available on the market. It might be for personal reasons, or you may be looking for a bigger challenge to widen your design spectrum.

Are you an experienced Composites design engineer with a background in the Automotive or Aerospace sector? Do you thrive on working complex projects from concept to production?

Are you looking to work with one of the most innovative manufacturers for products within challenging environments?

If you're ready to use your experience to thrust you into a Senior Design Engineer position, in this technically challenging environment, please read on!

Senior Design Engineer

You will have strong experience in the Automotive or Aerospace industry. In your career, you will have been involved in the design of composite components from concept to authorisation.

Your responsibilities

You, the Senior Design Engineer, will be accountable for designing Aerospace hybrid and composite structures, based on customer specifications to programme and budget. You can also expect to be relied on for Manufacturing Drawings, Qualification plans, tests and reports.

Involvement in external/internal reviews is also expected.

Must have experience

  • Degree or HND Qualified in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Examples of capability in the design of composite materials.
  • Conversant with aerospace composite design practice.
  • Skilful in the use of CAD systems, CATIA V5 or similar.
  • 2 years of post-grad experience

Desirable Skills (Not essential but preferred)

  • Stress analysis of composite components using FEA software
  • Knowledge of manufacturing techniques for fibre reinforced plastic and thermoplastic materials
  • Knowledge of anti-icing and de-icing of structures for the aerospace industry


  • Competitive salary.
  • Friendly working environment.
  • Social able working hours.
  • Easily accessible commute routes and on-site parking.
  • Pension and annual leave package.
  • Working for a Global and ever-growing manufacturing business.

If you've got experience working within a Design Engineering or Stress analysis, please do apply.

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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