Product Design Engineer - Global British Brand

Allett Mowers
Stafford, Staffordshire
£28,000 DOE Plus Benefits
01 Oct 2018
29 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Product Design Engineer - Global British Brand 
Hixon, Staffordshire 

Do you have a passion for innovative design and a solid grasp of mechanical product design and manufacturing principles?


Want to put your creativity to good use and make a positive, lasting impact as a Product Design Engineer?


If so, we want to hear from you.  

The Company 

With a proud heritage and over fifty years of success, Allett Mowers are a pioneering manufacturer of precision lawnmowers. We are a wholly British-owned company and we serve a broad customer base, from the avid gardener to the world’s most famous sports grounds. 

Now, we are looking for a Product Design Engineer to join our team in Hixon. 

The Benefits 

- Salary of up to £28,000 DOE 
- Pension 
- Friendly and hard-working team 
- Team lunches 
- Personal development opportunities 
- 28 days’ holiday including Bank Holidays 
- The option to purchase five additional days of holiday 

This is an amazing opportunity to bring your ideas to the table and work with a collaborative, highly-skilled team to see your designs come to fruition. 

Working within a niche market, we pride ourselves on top quality products, great customer satisfaction and ultimately amazing lawns. We are an international player, that exports products all over the world to a high-end customer base, including sports grounds and royal households. 

Within an innovative and forward-thinking environment, you will have the chance to help shape our prestigious product range and really make your mark within the business. 

The Role 

As a Product Design Engineer, you will support our product design process, focusing on battery-powered products. 

In this creative mechanical design role, you’ll work with a team who are continuously working towards innovative solutions that delight our customers. 

Specifically, you will: 

- Work on projects, from inception to completion 
- Liaise with customers to help understand their needs and identify their requirements 
- Get involved with innovation workshops 
- Create 3D CAD models and drawings in SolidWorks 
- Design products in-line with safety standards 
- Organise the construction of prototypes to present your design ideas 

About You 

To join us as a Product Design Engineer, you will need: 

- A good understanding of mechanical product design and manufacturing principles 
- The ability to interpret mechanical and/or electrical drawings and tolerances 
- An HNC qualification, ideally an HND or degree, or equivalent experience 
- A practical, hands-on approach 
- A full, valid driving licence 

- A passion for innovative design

Ideally, you’ll also have electrical knowledge, but this is not essential. 

We are eager to hear from you if you’ve worked as, or would like to become a, Product Design Engineer, Junior Product Design Engineer, Junior Product Designer, Mechanical Product Designer or Product Development Engineer. 

Webrecruit and Allett Mowers are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be. 

So, if you’re seeking your next challenge as a Product Design Engineer, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency. 

Working hours: 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday, 8:00 – 17:00

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