Position Title
Production Engineer Composites

Development Engineer for Composites based in Derby up to £35K Salary Modern Workshop Environment Statutory Holidays & Pension Scheme

Composite Production Development Engineer with Existing Experience

Our client is a small, high growth composite manufacturing company based in Derbyshire, who work across several market sectors

Industrial and sporting goods

We are proud to provide unique design and manufacturing solutions for our customers, whilst adding value and maintaining affordability.

We are looking to recruit a Production Development Engineer with experience of working with composites in either an aerospace or automotive field. Prior experience with braiding, filament winding or any automated fibre placement processes would be advantageous, as would experience with thermoplastic matrices, although not necessary.

This is an exciting role, reporting to and supporting the senior engineer, but would grow quickly as the company expands, with the opportunity to tailor the role to your career ambitions.

It would be advantageous to have experience of:

FEA Analysis
Design of Experiments
Composite design and testing

We are also happy to speak to candidates who may not match ALL our role requirements


Development and support of manufacturing processes
Design and development of manufacturing tooling
Development of quality management system and processes towards ISO 9001 and IATF16949, including producing SOP’s and job sheets
Production feasibility studies, both practical and theoretical
Supporting the development of volume cost models using data gleaned from production metrics and analysis
Supplier management
Supporting business development activities
Project management/production planning


A BEng in Mechanical Engineering or similar or equivalent qualifications/experience
Experience of manufacturing advanced composite products
Practical engineering skills
Good personal time management
Good interpersonal skills
Experience with CAD programmes such as Solid Edge or Solidworks
Proven analysis skills
Self-motivation, as you will often be expected to work independently

Job Benefits

Competitive Salary
Modern Workshop Environment
Real Opportunity for Career Development


Email: info@buildaukbusiness.co.uk
Phone: 0121 582 6119

Employment Type
Full Time
Beginning of Employment
Immediate Start
Job Location
Working Hours
Mon to Fri 9am - 5pm
Base Salary
Date posted
20th January 2020
Valid through
28th February 2020
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