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Design Engineer

Posted: 21st June 2024

Terry Group Ltd are now recruiting for the below role:

Job Title: Design Engineer
Department: Design
Report to: Technical Director

An employer you can trust
Terry Group Ltd are a British engineering company who have been working in the lift industry for more than 70
years. We design and manufacture our own lifts right here in Cheshire, and fit them in homes and public buildings
across the country and beyond. We are proud to provide our customers with nothing less than the outstanding
quality, safety and service they expect from a lift provider they can trust.

What you can expect from usEach member of our team plays a big part in creating products and services that people around the world can trust, and we reflect that in our benefits. We offer ongoing product and personal
development training and automatic enrolment into our pension scheme when you join us. You’ll also
enjoy life insurance, 22 days’ holiday plus statutory bank holidays, additional annual leave based on
length of service, a day off on your birthday and free regular eye tests for employees using a visual
display unit.

Your trusted responsibilities
The role will include responsibility for new projects and the on-going development of
current products. The successful candidate will contribute to our success by working not
only on their own initiative, but also by working with other departments in the business, our
suppliers and customers.

Most important is an open-mindedness and willingness to provide colleagues with the highest levels
of support and a genuine desire to assist a successful team in achieving an ever-increasing demand
for its products. You will enjoy working within a challenging environment.

We trust our team to do their best for our customers. Here’s what you can expect to be doing in this

  • Using PTC CREO 8 3D CAD package day to day.
  • Evaluation of problems and requirement to design new parts and/or modify existing
  • Carry out testing and quality checks on new both new and existing parts and producing verification documentation.
  • Creation of CAD based technical documentation.
  • Lead and contribute to design discussions.
  • Progressing projects for new parts and assemblies from a conceptual design through into production.
  • Responsibility for the creation of new bills of materials and the manipulation of existing bills.
  • Performing calculations to verify designs.

What you’ll bring to the role…

Desirable skills & experience:

  • Specific experience in sheet metal design and mechatronics.
  • Working knowledge or interest in electrics and/or hydraulics would be beneficial. Experience testing designs and components against relevant standards.

You’ll also have the following essential skills:

  • UK based Degree in STEM subject
  • 2+ year professional experience in a design or manufacturing role.
  • Experience in mechanical assembly using hand and electrical tools.
  • Experience of 3D CAD modelling and technical drawing.
  • Creating and manipulating BOMs.
  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects under pressure.
  • Experience of safe working practices and using PPE.
  • IT Literate, including competence with Microsoft Office.
  • Proficient at working with spreadsheets.
  • Well-motivated and able to work independently and part of a team.
  • Able to demonstrate lateral and creative thinking.
  • An excellent command of spoken and written English.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

Rewarding our people

As well as access to comprehensive and ongoing product and personal development training, you’ll
enjoy a range of benefits including:

  • Competitive Salary depending upon experience.
  • 22 days holiday per year, plus statutory bank holidays and birthday day off.
  • Company pension scheme.
  • 2 years salary death-in-service benefit from day one of employment
  • Additional holidays after 5 years’ service

How to apply
For all advertised vacancies please complete an application form and an equality and diversity form.

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Please send the completed forms, along with any supporting documentation, to:


Postal Address:

HR Department
Terry Group Ltd
Longridge Trading Estate
WA16 8PR

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