Graduate Design Engineer

Graduate Design Engineer with IT skills required for dynamic design role in the window and door hardware manufacturing industry.

A muti-skilled designer/engineer with IT experience is required for highly successful family-owned window and door hardware manufacturer, J Banks.

The role will require designing new and innovative products from initial concept all the way to production.

The candidate must be multi-skilled, IT literate and driven.

The candidate must have experience with CAD packages and be able to work well individually and coordinate with a small but dynamic team.

Ideally, the candidate should have IT experience, and be able to troubleshoot IT issues, in a muti-role position.

The candidate must be able to communicate and coordinate with the customer and be able to present concepts and solutions for their requirements.


Degree in product design or design engineering

Previous experience in design work is desired

Experience in IT trouble-shooting

Tasks will include:

  • Design and develop hardware solutions/concepts/designs using 3D CAD software such as Solidworks and Autodesk Inventor
  • Testing of CAD designs using Mouldflow and Finite Element Analysis
  • Producing prototypes using 3D printed, laser-cut, machined and turned components
  • Indicative testing of prototypes in real world tests
  • Producing technical drawing for component, assemblies, tool manufacture and patents
  • Evaluate designs for functionality, cost effectiveness and ease of manufacture
  • Liaise with colleagues to create bills of materials and costings
  • Liaise with toolmakers to assist with diecast and moulding tool design
  • Assist with IT issues on both user PCs and servers
  • Liaise with external technical support companies

The position is full time.