Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Design Engineer (Mechanical)

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About Us

GRE is a fast-moving, exciting, agile and modern business operating from our headquarters and manufacturing facility in Willand, Devon, UK. You have an opportunity to become part of this diverse, young, growing company at an exciting time. GRE design & manufacture innovative, high-end heating and cooling systems for industrial, medical, scientific and laboratory applications.

Overview of the role

The Graduate Design Engineer will be involved with the entire engineering process - from concept design and detailed design - providing support during manufacturing - to testing, software-writing and commissioning.

You will be an all-round, hands-on, practically minded Engineer, who relishes the opportunity to cover a variety of jobs and challenges. You will be working with globally-recognised companies, and will be changing the world with New Technological advancements.

You will join our Engineering team, working in a mixed office / factory environment, and will interface with all areas of GRE's business. You will have an interest in "getting stuck in" and should enjoy (rather than be intimidated by) the variety that this role offers.

The role will involve the whole of the Engineering process and more:

  • Initial customer meetings to formulate the brief
  • Detailed design work & drawings using a variety of Engineering platforms
  • Engineering documents such as drawings, manuals, test documents
  • Providing assistance to the manufacturing team during construction
  • Testing, installation and commissioning of the equipment YOU have designed!

The role involves travelling to Customers / Suppliers in the UK and abroad.

Most importantly, GRE need someone who is driven and enthusiastic with a flexible approach and an eagerness to learn a diverse Engineering skill set.

We acknowledge that there will be a need for on-the-job training to develop the wide range of technical skills required for this varied and exciting role. This will be provided through our friendly and supportive workforce. Specific technical skills are not required at this stage.

The following skills are essential for a successful application:

  • A University Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Highly Proficient in 3D CAD (Preferably Solidworks, otherwise Solid Edge, Inventor, Pro Engineer)
  • High level of IT Literacy including, but not limited to, MS Office, Email, Internet, Databases etc.
  • Able to communicate confidently and effectively with colleagues and customers alike
  • A basic understanding of Engineering Quality Procedures.

The following skills are desirable:

  • A proficiency in 2D CAD (e.g. AutoCAD)
  • Appreciation of manufacturing procedures and processes
  • Some experience in a manufacturing Engineering company or environment
  • A natural inclination to solve engineering problems
  • Full UK Drivers licence.


How to Apply

Please contact with a CV and covering letter telling us why you would fit the role.

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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Willand (Devon)
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Mechanical

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