Junior Design Engineer

3rd May 2024 | Heywood, UK

We are looking for a Junior Design Engineer to join the engineering team of a long-established business delivering projects and developing market leading solutions that benefit our extensive client base. This is an excellent opportunity to shape and influence the design of high value capital projects for our blue chip clients

As part of this skilled team, you will have the opportunity to drive the success of an integral business function, which in turn, will make a positive impact on our organisation.

This is a permanent, full-time role.

The Benefits

  • Competitive salary, depending on experience
  • Annual bonus based on company performance
  • Annual holidays 24 days plus bank holidays
  • Shopping & Leisure discounts


Our clean, bright 63,000 sq.ft site in Heywood, Lancashire is the largest containment factory in the North West, just minutes from the M66 and M62. We have invested £1m in our facility, with state of the art machinery and great staff facilities including showers, canteen and plenty of on-site parking.

About us

Envair Technology have been manufacturing world class clean air and containment equipment for the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries since 1972. Our mission is to engineer controlled environments that keep people and products safe from airborne hazards.

Our products, including isolators, laminar airflow cabinets and microbiological safety cabinets, are used to prepare chemotherapy treatments for cancer patients, discover new therapies for Alzheimer's or test samples in hospitals. It means you’ll always finish the day feeling you’ve contributed to something really valuable, supporting our NHS and private hospitals throughout Europe.

We’ve enjoyed strong growth in demand for our products for the last few years, and as industry leaders, are always looking to bring new innovations to the market. It’s why we look for people who share our values of taking pride in your work, being ambitious and inventive, nurturing the people around you and collaborating as a team.

Your Role

As a Junior Design Engineer, you will help support the design team with standard and bespoke equipment. You’ll need to work closely with our engineering team to develop the mechanical design and detailed the equipment to the required standard. Specifically, you will:

  • Understudy the senior engineers and learn to deliver standard and bespoke product designs
  • Support the senior engineers in producing engineering and fabrication drawings for in house manufacture
  • Produce flat-pattern designs and organise nesting programmes for the CNC laser
  • Help drive design for manufacture and design assembly best practices
  • Create general arrangement drawings, detailed manufacturing drawings, and bills of materials
  • Ensure product designs comply with applicable regulatory requirements
  • Ensure components and assemblies meet quality standards
  • Help bridge the communication of information coming into and leaving engineering

About You

To join us, it’s not essential you have everything but we’re out looking for:

  • An NQV in relevant field of engineering or fabrication
  • A good working knowledge of 3D CAD (such as SolidWorks) 2D CAD (such as AutoCAD or Radan) or similar software, gained from your studies, a professional role or similar (such as a placement)
  • Excellent IT skills, including proficiency with MS Office applications
  • A creative approach and an innovative mindset, with the ability to come up with new ideas and improvements for existing processes, products or designs
  • Knowledge of flat-pattern development and/or sheet metal & fabrication background.

Envair Technology are an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

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