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Unit 19 Small Industries Estate, River Lane,
Bridgwater, Somerset TA7 0AA.
Tel: 01278 445164

CAD Vacancy


Dans Engineering Ltd are looking for a 3D Design Engineer working with SOLIDWORKS software.


Dan’s Engineering is a successful metal fabricator based in Bridgwater, Somerset.


Due to the company’s growth we now require an Design Engineer to join their team.


The role holder will be responsible for the design, drawing and development of new projects as well as maintenance of existing projects. They will contribute to the Company’s success by assisting the Managing Director in matters relating to design. Furthermore, they will be proactive and efficient whilst keeping a close eye on costs. This is a permanent opportunity based in Bridgwater. We are offering a competitive salary and continued training/updates in the software.


Duties will include:

•Carrying out design processes and development.

•To supervise and oversee the designs through the factory, ensuring accuracy and quality

•To liaise with shop floor supervisors to point out potential quality issues through production

•Interpreting customer ideas and preparing drawings and 3D models for manufacture, including all dimensions, tolerances, finishes and notes

•Assisting Senior Management with matters relating to product development

•To identify opportunities to reduce costs in the design, materials used and manufacturing techniques

•To provide feedback for continuous improvement of products and services


What are we looking for?

As this is a specialised design role, it is ideally suited for an experienced Design Engineer from a manufacturing background. Furthermore, it is required that the ideal candidate is fully conversant with SOLIDWORKS and has proven experience of using this within a manufacturing environment. The chosen candidate must be able to practice good interpersonal skills to successfully liaise with shop floor employees. They must be able to recognise potential quality issues through production and indicate these to employees. Finally, the ideal candidate will be IT literate and proficient in all standard Microsoft programs.


What is on offer?

This is an excellent opportunity for a well-driven, self-motivated design professional to take on an integral role within an established Company.

Location – Bridgwater, Somerset

Status – Full Time, Permanent

Salary – To be discussed on application depending on experience.

Additional benefits – Company contributory pension scheme


Apply to: or feel free to call us on (01278) 445164 if you require further information.