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Vacancy: Design Engineer

Tweddle Engineering currently have a requirement for a Design Engineer.

About Us

Tweddle Engineering design, manufacture and install bespoke steel fabrications, electrical control systems, hydraulic & pneumatic systems in a range of sectors. These include Agricultural, Sawmill, Incising, Timber Treatment, Pressure Vessels, Pipework & Storage Tanks, Renewable Energy, Nuclear, Material Handling and General Engineering.

We are based just outside of Wigton and are looking for a Design Engineer to join our busy and friendly team. The role is offered on a permanent basis and offers a fantastic opportunity for the right person. We are seeking a team player with a creative flair and keen eye for detail. This is an office-based role with the possibility of site visits.

About You

Your role and responsibility will include:

  • Providing bespoke solutions to customer requirements
  • Collaboration with project, purchasing and production teams to deliver the solution
  • Providing detailed general arrangements, layouts and fabrication drawings using SolidWorks
  • Liaising with customers throughout the design, manufacture and installation of the project
  • Dealing with multiple projects at any one time

Suitable candidates will satisfy the following:

  • 3 years+ on the job proficient SolidWorks user
  • Excellent organisation and communication skills
  • Familiar with a range of manufacturing techniques
  • Ability to develop a product from concept through to completion

As we are based at Kirkbride, Cumbria it is a necessity that you have your own transport due to the location.


The working hours are 40-45 hours, between 0700 to 1630 or 0800 to 1730 Monday to Friday. We are flexible with working hours and are willing to accommodate the right candidate. We offer 20 days holiday plus Bank Holidays and an additional day’s holiday is awarded with every 3-years’ service.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £30,000.00 to £60,000.00 /year

Opening Date: Friday 15th February 2019

Closing Date: Friday 15th March 2019

Design Engineer Vacancy