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Design Engineer

A creative and detail orientated Design Engineer is needed to join a highly successful South West business as part of the Development and Design team at their site in Exeter. This is a challenging role for an individual who wants to be involved in the design and production of high quality products.

Working within a team of Design Engineers, you will be responsible for taking a product from concept to creating accurate detailed engineering drawings for production, as well as undertaking modifications of current products when needed.

You will use all elements of Solid Edge to create an extensive range of designs in various materials including steel, cast iron, aluminum extrusions, stone and glass; ensuring that the engineering drawings allow components to fit together on the production line taking into consideration appropriate production tolerances.

Liaising with other departments across the business to ensure the smooth running of the production of items, e.g. Production Engineers who will advise on the best assembly method as well as the Purchasing Department for timely production of drawings for quotation and conducting various product design cost exercises.

In return this company is offering a competitive salary based on ability/experience plus excellent benefits. This employer provides a supportive and friendly working environment.


The successful candidate is likely to have knowledge of Solid Edge, however applications from individuals with experience of Solid Works are also very welcome. A background in design engineering or mechanical engineering is essential along with effective communication skills and an approachable personality.

For a confidential career chat and more details on this opportunity in Exeter, South Devon, please call Jo at Gravitas Recruitment.


Gravitas Recruitment provides services as an Agency and an Employment Business. Gravitas is an independent recruitment company based in Exeter and specialising in accountancy and office support recruitment at all levels across the South West. For a confidential discussion about your next career move please get in touch.

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