Graduate Design Engineer.

  • Blackwood, Caerphilly
  • £23000.00 - £24000.00 per annum

Graduate Design Engineer

  • Blackwood, Caerphilly
  • £23000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
  • Posted January 25, 2023

Job Title: Graduate Design Engineer
Location: Blackwood/Crumlin
Salary: £23,000 salary increasing to £24,000 after a 6 month probation
Hours: Full time Permanent Mon-Fri days regular but flexible

Here at The Recruitment Co we are recruiting a Graduate Design Engineer to work for a client of ours based in Blackwood.

The Graduate Design Engineer is an important member of the Product Development Department and has full exposure to New Product Design across all product ranges.
The Graduate Design Engineer must show passion and drive to succeed in this crucial role within Senior Flexonics and looking to maximise this great opportunity.

Main Job Roles:

  • Generate innovative & feasible design concepts and cost-effective solutions to meet project and customer requirements, including preparation of drawing packs complying with specifications.
  • Ensure all design requirements (customer and internal) are optimised to provide a robust product that can be manufactured within the agreed targets (cost & performance)
  • Prepare, check, and approve that drawings are correct to required standards complying with Senior’s
    internal quality processes and procedures.
  • To participate in internal team meetings and design reviews with cross-functional departments to meet
    project needs.
  • Liaise with technical specialists as required (e.g., for FEA, CFD analysis and specialist 1D calculations).
  • Represent Senior in customer meetings where necessary.
  • Work closely with Project Managers, Prototype, Purchasing and Production engineers to ensure
    products are designed for manufacture.
  • Ensure design files (3D & 2D) and information are kept up to date and stored in accordance with
    departmental procedures.

Required experience

  • A Mechanical Engineering degree (or similar field).
  • A strong technical and solving problems ability including new technologies and innovations in automotive sector.
  • Experience in using Catia (3D, surface modelling, detailed drawings) and knowledge of NX packag would be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of GD&T would be an advantage.
  • Maintain a high standard of Health and Safety. Designs solutions must be based upon safe working
    practices and support environmental initiatives.
  • Ability to communicate information, whether technical or non-technical to internal stakeholders,
    customers, & suppliers in a clear and concise manner.
  • Current knowledge on latest manufacturing techniques and drawing standards.
  • Strong technical & analytical knowledge with “thinking outside of the box” mind set.
  • Ensure that all work activities and records comply with Company Policies, Procedures and Codes of Practice.
  • Valid UK Driving licence & Passport – Willing and able to travel globally and at times, at a very short notice.


  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Excellent Salary Sacrifice Pension Scheme
  • On successful completion of the 6 months’ probationary period- entry onto the Graduate Remuneration Scheme.
  • Free Parking
  • Flexible Working Policy
  • Employee Events- Summer/ Christmas
  • Recognition Awards
  • Training and Development (Internal & External)
  • Share Save Schemes
  • Salary Sacrifice Scheme- Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme

If you feel this role is for you then please apply now!


The Recruitment Co. is an equal opportunities employer and we’re committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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