Graduate Design Engineer

Posted 10/01/2022 by MET Recruitment UK LTD

Oldbury, West Midlands

Graduate Design Engineer


Oldbury, West Midlands

Our client a manufacturer of products within the construction industry has a requirement for a Graduate Design Engineer to join them on a permanent basis. The successful candidate will be working as part of the design team with a market leading structural product system.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Management of projects through the design and drawing office
  • Design of medium rise building structures and secondary structural support systems
  • Clearly communicate designs and concepts to customers
  • Provide technical support and advice to the team of Regional Sales Managers including general structural, fire acoustic and thermal issues
  • Represent the company at design team meetings and site visits with necessary at various locations across the UK

The successful candidate will:

  • Student or graduate member and working towards chartered status through the IStructE or ICE
  • Possess a minimum 2:1 BEng/Meng in Civil, Structural or Mechanical Engineering
  • The ideal candidate would have some experience working BS590, BS6399, BS8110, BS5268, (knowledge of Eurocodes, especially 1 & 3 would be an advantage)
  • Structural design of a variety of building structures in all materials, but ideally with a focus on steel
  • Have commercial awareness
  • Be familiar with AutoCad (Knowledge of Revit would be an advantage)
  • Have the ability to form good working relationships with customers
  • Be well organised, self-motivated, professional and able to work under pressure
  • Be responsible for archiving objectives on own initiative as well as part of a team
  • Be computer literate and able to communicate design principles at all levels
  • Attention to detail, accuracy and mathematical analysis

What's on offer?

  • Competitive Salary
  • Hours of work: Monday to Thursday: 08:30am to 4:00pm with 30 min lunch break and Friday 08:30am to 1:30pm with no lunch break 37 hours in total
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Health cash plan
  • Life Assurance
  • 33 days holiday including statutory days

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