A vacancy has arisen for a Design / Senior Design Engineer working within NSG’s R & D Engineering team. The position is based at Lathom, in North West England, with occasional travel required within the UK and overseas.
The role is centred on mechanical engineering support to R&D, including all project management of internal and external resource as required, and the provision of innovative design solutions to often novel applications.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Management of engineering projects of various size and complexity, to deliver

    equipment or design which is fit for purpose and complies with all relevant safety

    requirements / regulations, to time and cost

  • Undertake a structured design process, including the maintenance of all records

    appropriate to the project size, risk and complexity, to support the development of new

    equipment, instruments or the significant modification of existing equipment

  • As required, comply with the requirements of the NSG R&D UKCA Marking process where applicable such that UKCA Certificates maybe issued and legal compliance


  • As required, supervise the design work of other design engineers, ensuring fitness of purpose and health, safety and

    quality regulations are addressed

  • Responsible for all supplier and contractor management both on and off site, during the build / installation phase

    Applicants should be educated to degree level or equivalent in a mechanical engineering-related discipline. Prior experience in the leadership of project engineering and design, including the specification and procurement of equipment and services is essential. This includes the management of all internal, supplier and contractor resource during any maintenance, installation, or commissioning phase.

    Applicants should possess the specific knowledge and understanding of the rules and regulations, design principles and details, materials of construction and other relevant technology associated with the development of lifting, transport, and load bearing equipment. Experience within the heavy product packaging and handling areas would be beneficial.


Interested in innovative engineering design solutions to mechanical problems

  • Able to work proactively in a multi- disciplined team

  • Excellent numerical, interpersonal, and analytical skills and an ability to manage people and projects to a high standard

Your technical skills

Minimum BEng in Mechanical Engineering / MEng (Senior Design Engineer)

Registered, or be working towards relevant registration to a suitable Professional Body


371⁄2 hours per week
25 days holiday
Holiday Salary Exchange Scheme
Pension with employer contribution Bonus scheme
Free on-site car parking
On-site canteen
On site fitness activities and events

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