Design Engineer

Location UK / Antrim

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary See description

Updated 6 days ago

Reference 1372700

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for Design Engineer based in Lisburn.

Position: Design Engineer

Micon Distribution Ltd is a distributor of fireplaces, stoves, fires & related products throughout UK & Ireland. It is currently seeking a Design Engineer to join the company.

Design Engineer overseeing Research, Development and implementation of New Product Development (NPD) & maintaining current product development.

Job Type: Full Time/Permanent

Location: 1a Hallstown Rd, Upper Ballinderry, Lisburn, County Antrim

Salary: £26-32k/yr. Basic + 3 Days SolidWorks Training


Applicants must have at least:


1a           a relevant* 2:1 University Degree or equivalent;


1b           a relevant* 2:2 University Degree or equivalent;


At least 3 years’ experience in an engineering, manufacturing or design sector;

using 3D CAD (SolidWorks) and simulation software;


  • A relevant* 1st class University Degree or equivalent;
  • 5 years’ professional experience in an engineering, manufacturing or design sector;
  • Experience of designing, conducting and statistically analysing test results.
  • Certified SolidWorks Professional Credidation: experience with extensive 3d modelling, working drawings & FlowSimulation/HVAC skills.
  • Understanding of relevant EU & BS Regulations, and a mind-set capable of interpreting & implementing these.
  • Academic understanding of combustion cycles & thermodynamics.

(*relevant defined as: Mechanical Engineering; Manufacturing Engineering; Manufacturing; Product Design, Systems Engineering; Mechatronics or any other engineering related discipline.)



Technical knowledge of using a 3D CAD design package

New product development process

Materials selection and prototype development


CSWP / Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)


STEM Aptitude

Creativity & logical thinking

Leadership & Team working

Organisational skills

Work Role:

  • 3D Parametric Models(SolidWorks), associated Engineering Drawings & BoMs
  • Creating Manufacturing Drawings & Instructional Templates
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics Studies of stove bodies – Solidworks FlowSimulation
  • Understanding & implementing EU/British Standards Regulations & guidelines.
  • Prototype Design & Assembly
  • Emissions & Efficiency Testing of produced prototypes
  • Updating & maintaining Product Construction Files
  • Product Testing Applications              
  • Implementing & overseeing in house Quality Control procedures
  • Overseeing batch Conformity of Goods Received
  • Generating Technical Reports
  • Producing Marketing Materials for goods produced – PhotoView 360/Visualize & Photoshop Rendered Images

I.T Skills:

  • SolidWorks (3D CAD)
  • MS Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Photoshop

Working Hours: Full Time (37.5 Hours) 9am-5pm Monday – Thursday / 9am–3:45pm Friday

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