Project Design Engineer

Time added: 03.05.2019

Job Type: Full-Time

Hours: 40 hours (Monday to Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm)

Salary: Negotiable


  • 28 days’ annual leave (incl. bank holidays) rising to 34 with service
  • Competitive Salary
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • Generous pension
  • Free parking
  • Company sickness pay
  • PPE / Uniform provided
  • Central location
  • Good transport links

Job Purpose

  • To produce product and part designs that meet customer requirements in the most effective manor while considering the capabilities of ATL and our supply chain;
  • To manage Design Projects from inception to start or production and any subsequent Engineering change;
  • To be technical point of contact for assigned customers or projects;
  • To work with the relevant commercial point of contact for the customer to ensure all commercial implications of any projects are strictly managed;
  • To work with all Production Departments to produce designs which are consider customer requirements and ATL manufacturing needs;
  • To work with the Quality and Purchasing teams to ensure project requirements are clearly documented, communicated and met;
  • To consider the planning of projects at all times escalating risks and concerns as necessary.

Main Duties

  • Work with the Head of Design & Design Office Manager to ensure Design projects are delivered on time and right first time to all Operations areas;
  • Produce part and assembly models;
  • Produce drafts;
  • Produce production build information considering all Quality and Production requirements;
  • Conduct DFMEA’s where required;
  • Work with the Quality team to support customer specific Quality requirements;
  • Work with the Planning team to ensure correct internal resource is provided to a project at any given time;
  • Work with the Purchasing team to select suppliers;
  • Ensure that all prototype feedback is considered as part of any subsequent design review;
  • Lead or attend project meetings as required;
  • Produce documentation in line with customer requirements including (but not limited to) test reports, assembly manuals and system integration documentation;
  • Identify area for Continual Improvement and work with others as required to deliver requisite tasks to achieve the improvements.

Other jobs within your capabilities may be requested from time-to-time including any other role that you possess experience in that the Company may require you to fulfil.

Responsibilities & Competencies

  • Ownership of key customer projects from a technical perspective;
  • Lead Engineering decision making process for specific projects;
  • Representing the business at a technical level on new customer projects;
  • Ownership of the Engineering Change process for those projects;
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times;
  • Ownership of tasks from start to finish;
  • Must have strong attention to detail;
  • Ability to manage workload;
  • Be able to use initiative to keep all processes moving.


  • Must have experience in CATIA V5, Solidworks or NX
  • Degree in engineering discipline
  • Three years of professional relevant experience


  • Catia V5: 1 year (Preferred)

We do not accept applications through recruitment agencies.
ATL do not offer Tier 2 Sponsorship. Applicants must have a right to work in the UK prior to application.
If you require any reasonable adjustments to be made during the application process, please get in contact with us either via email or telephone.

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