Solutions Design and Applications Engineer
to c£60k neg dep exp + generous benefits

Location: East Midlands - commutable from Derby, Leicester and Nottingham

Description: Experienced Solutions Design and Applications Engineer professional required by our established and innovative niche sector automation and materials handling solutions specialist.

Our client has been established for more than 20 years and are recognised as market leaders in the provision of bespoke innovative materials handling and automation solutions to a diverse range of clients and industry sectors throughout the UK, and as a result of continued success and an ongoing programme of exciting strategic growth, they are now seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and self-motivated Solutions Design and Applications Engineer to complement their dynamic and professional team.

Working as part of the Sales team, the successful candidate will thrive within a technology focussed business environment and will be responsible for driving the mechatronic design of concepts and solutions across many industries including Parcel, Ecommerce, Manufacturing & Robotics, using experience gained in a previous applications environment to work closely with clients and understand their needs before turning these into innovative solutions and following projects through to handover.

Core responsibilities for this varied and challenging role will include (but not be limited to):

  • Using AutoCAD and Solidworks to develop mechatronic layouts and present them to the project team and clients
  • Undertaking throughput and cycle time calculations and be able to specify appropriate equipment to meet the project requirements
  • Being responsible for equipment costings from both in-house and external suppliers
  • Reviewing Client operational processes and developing material flow diagrams
  • Liaising with R&D, Sales and Project teams to ensure that projects and processes are executed to the highest quality

To be considered for this unique and genuinely exceptional opportunity, it is envisaged that the successful candidate will realistically be qualified to at least degree level or above in a relevant engineering discipline and ideally demonstrate previous experience gained within a material handling systems design environment or have completed an apprenticeship in a similar discipline, with strong skills in the MS suite of applications and a high level of proficiency in the use of both AutoCAD and Solidworks packages.

You will possess excellent communication and presentation skills at all levels, with experience of logistics and supply chain solutions advantageous, and also French speaking candidates or those with Robotics experience will also be favourably considered.

In return, an attractive remuneration and benefits package and genuine scope to progress within a structured and dynamic environment are available for suitably motivated, enthusiastic and experienced individuals.

Contact the Design Team at Premier Technical Recruitment on 01827 68400 or email your cv in confidence to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further details.