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Mechanical Design Engineer -Structural Glazing Systems

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Manufacturing & Engineering, Construction & Civils

c£40-£50000 (DOE) + Benefits

Location: UK London East Anglia Midlands East South East (inc Home Counties)

Mechanical Design Engineer - Structural Glazing Systems

c£40-£50000 (DOE) + Benefits

Location: Suffolk


We have been retained by this client, part of a European group that manufactures and assembles high quality architectural and structural glazing products. Their products are used in major construction projects large and small in the UK and overseas including shopping centres, airports, supermarkets, railway stations, hospitals, schools, offices, factories, swimming pools, public buildings etc. The product range consists of both standard items and also architect specified bespoke designs.

Working closely with European design colleagues, the Design Engineer will design bespoke glazing products from design briefs.

The Role:

  • Using 3D CAD and CRM systems to undertake the design of bespoke and unique solutions from design briefs at enquiry and order stage.
  • Liaise with customer design teams at European HO.
  • Work with European HO design team to develop designs for glazing systems.
  • Manage design/ drawing approval process with customers and European design team at HO.
  • Undertake drawing amendments as required.
  • Provide technical advice to customers and assist with the specification of glazing products.
  • Work with external bodies, e.g. Trade Associations, and suppliers/contractors concerning material specifications and product testing.
  • To travel to site when required to assist with product design and feasibility in conjunction with customers and architects.


Your Background

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  • 3D CAD proficiency is essential with Solid Works/Solid Edge knowledge preferred or similar software such as AUTOCAD Inventor.
  • Produce detailed AutoCAD design solutions to meet the architect's specification and design intent.
  • Knowledge of glazing design, fabrication and assembly will be important.
  • Experience of design from extruded steel and aluminium.
  • Design Engineering experience gained within the following product sectors: structural glazing systems, façade projects, curtain walling, windows, skylights, rooflights, doors,
  • Degree level qualifications in mechanical design or mechanical engineering or similar
  • Able to fully understand a product brief and to design a practical and cost
    effective solution.
  • Fluency in a second language such as German would be advantageous but not essential.
  • Happy to travel to customer sites.


To apply without delay please email your CV in word format, quoting reference LX 1686060

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