We are looking for

Design Engineer

to join the Exel team in Runcorn, UK

Key Responsibilities

  • To support production, sales and technical sales through the design of production tools and equipment. Designing tools including dies, mandrels and infeeds.
  • Support production on their daily activity and problem solving – continuous improvement
  • Design of machinery and equipment for new projects
  • Use engineering principles, tools, and software to overcome design and test issues
  • Work with colleagues to understand customer requirements and applications – Designing engineering solutions to meet customer requirements
  • Create 3D models in Solidworks
  • Prepare Part drawings with correct dimensioning and tolerances
  • Liaise with various engineering suppliers
  • Develop testing for products


  • Experience as a Mechanical Design Engineer, Project Engineer (design experience), Mechanical Engineer, Draughtsman or similar
  • A background in mechanical design, ideally with experience within a Design for Manufacture or engineering environment
  • Degree (BEng, BSc, MEng or MSc) qualified in mechanical engineering, automotive engineering, manufacturing engineering, aerospace engineering or similar.
  • 3D CAD experience is essential – Knowledge of Solidworks, or similar will be considered
  • Must be commutable to Runcorn

We offer

  • Exciting job with winning and dynamic team in one of the leading global composite companies
  • Extensive training and management support in order to develop your skills in this field
  • Competitive salary and benefit package including bonus programs

For additional information please contact Richard Thomas, Business Unit Manager at Richard.Thomas@investors-fi.exelcomposites.com.

Please send your application and CV with salary expectation in English by Sunday, 11th April 2021.