Design Lead

Venatu Consulting Ltd
35000.00 - 50000.00 GBP Annual
10 Apr 2019
08 May 2019
Contract Type

DESIGN ENGINEER / LEADER - Conveyor Division


GBP35000 - GBP50000pa


38.75 hours per week full time

8.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. Monday to Thursday

8.00 a.m. to 12.45 p.m. Friday

Applicants should have flexible approach to working hours.

The Company

The employment opportunity is within the conveyor design department to join a fast growing mechanical handing division, who are market leaders in the design and manufacture of feed systems, bulk handling and conveying in the food and pharmaceutical industry.

This role would best suit an experienced designer who is looking to further advance their career into a leadership role.

The company are leaders in the design and manufacture of Stainless Steel and Aluminium equipment for Food Processing & Pharmaceutical. They are an exceptionally well resourced and highly regarded British manufacturer with many innovative products specified domestically, and internationally.


  • Design products and systems
  • Ensure product and project specifications are fulfilled within the agreed cost and timescale
  • Support product development
  • Liaise with all company departments
  • Customer visits as required with project team
  • Support, coach and manage a design team
  • Plan and organise team workload in line with key dates
  • Adhere with company procedures

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • An engineering qualification, minimum HNC (or equivalent)
  • Advanced SolidWorks experience
  • Experience of designing material handling conveyors for the food industry
  • Sheet metal and weldments fabrication knowledge
  • Project engineering
  • Good commercial knowledge

Personal Qualities:

  • Ambitious to move into a leadership role
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Good communicator
  • Innovative, open minded approach to design
  • Highly driven and motivated
  • Reliable and committed
  • Hands-on approach to work
  • The ability to support, coach and develop a team of Design Engineers
  • UK drivers licence

Company Benefits:

Life Assurance at 4x basic salary

Health Care benefit

Pension (Auto Enrolment)

Discounted Gym Membership

Long Term Service Awards