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Design Engineer - Plastics

Job Title: Design Engineer - Plastics
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicester
Salary: 31000 - 55000
REF: RF910
Contact Name: Ruth Forster
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 4 years ago

Job Description

Design Engineers. x2

New roles for Design Engineers with plastics experience. A global R&D and manufacturing business are setting up a new research and technology centre. The innovation centre will be based in Leicester (they have 3 other innovation centres around the world). Design Engineers working at the UK innovation centre will focus advanced technology products. Carbon footprint, single polymers, smart packaging and sustainability.

Two roles available for Design Engineers:

Design Engineer - Concept work, working with marketing and business development teams to create new products inn caps, closures and lids, dispensing products FMCG and Pharmaceutical products 

  • 2-5yrs experience
  • BA / BSC Product Design engineer
  • Focused on Creativity
  • Visuals / Renderings

Mechanical Design Engineer. Taking the concept of the product and ensures it can be manufactured , looks at tooling needed, flow of material, is it cost effective, do they have the right equipment to make it etc.

  • 2-5 yrs. experience
  • BSC / MSC Engineer
  • Structured / methodical to run FEA – prove of principal
  • Target to prove designs 

Applicants must be able to travel oversee, approx. 25% of your time. Anticipated 6 launches per year, 2 weeks away per launch.

This genuinely is a brilliant opportunity with a progressive business, lots of investment, developing new products into great markets.