Concept Engineer

Title:                         Concept Engineer
Reporting to:       Technical Manager

Purpose of the Role:

To play a key role in the sales team by providing effective and innovative concept design solutions as part of the bid proposals process, ensuring the business remains a market leader in providing industrial automation solutions to new and existing customers.

This role will work very closely with the Sales team and Technical department.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the sales team to define/refine requirements and conceptualise design solutions
  • Production of 2D and 3D CAD models to depict the proposed concept designs
  • Conduct of analysis/modelling to determine performance of proposed solution
  • Contribute to the preparation of a statement of compliance against customers’ User Requirement Specification
  • Identification of risks and assumptions in relation to the proposed design
  • Ensure the concept design solutions are cost-effective and deliverable within the customer timescales
  • Establish an effective working relationship with the sales team and the mechanical, electrical and controls engineering teams
  • Attending meetings with the customer to achieve the objectives stated above

Key Skills

  • Experience in industrial automation systems
  • Ability to translate requirements into a design concept
  • Experience and highly competent in mechanical engineering
  • Experience in pneumatics, electrical and controls
  • Good communicator and confident when liaising with customers
  • Experience in performance calculations and modelling
  • Experience in Solidworks is a requirement
  • Commercial awareness and ability to design to a specified cost
  • Team-player and ability to work on own initiative
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills


Minimum HNC qualified in relevant mechanical discipline
Inventor, AutoCAD, Solidworks significant experience

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