Williams Advanced Engineering provides world class technical innovation, engineering, testing, manufacturing and operational consultancy services to the automotive, motorsport, aerospace, defence, health and energy sectors.

Williams Advanced Engineering helps businesses meet the sustainability challenges of the 21st century.

Williams Advanced Engineering has grown from an embryonic business in 2010 to a company employing 350 people engaged in many innovative and transformative technical areas for a growing list of clients.

Contract Design Engineer

Williams Advanced Engineering are currently recruiting for Contract Design Engineers to join our team.

Reporting to the Chief Designer, this is a key role where the successful individual will be responsible for taking a range of designs from initial concepts through to volume production. This will involve working closely with a range of customers from SMB’s to major OEM’s to interpret their requirements and deliver engineered solutions within weight, cost and timing targets.

Duties will include working within project teams to undertake a wide range of either mechanical, composite and electrical design projects for a broad customer base. You will be responsible for Component design and detailing using Siemens NX and TeamCentre.

In this role you will attend design reviews to present design ideas and to discuss and critique alternative design solutions. You will work closely with the project technical lead to fulfil customer requirements, assisting in generating and presenting project material.

You will be responsible for working closely with purchasing and production departments to ensure cost and manufacturing capability.

The successful candidate must be educated to degree level in mechanical, automotive, electrical or aerospace engineering with experience of mechanical design in the specialist automotive or motorsport industry. Your experience working with Siemens NX and TeamCentre is essential for this role.

The successful individual will have a good ability to use their own initiative and respond quickly to problems, with strong attention to detail, as well as a good working knowledge of proprietary PC software e.g. MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint. To be successful in this role you will have a ‘can-do’ attitude and a drive for success.

This role is inside IR35

This is an exciting opportunity to further your career within a high profile and varied position within Williams Advanced Engineering.

Please Note: Due to the Volume of applications we receive on a daily basis we cannot guarantee your application will be acknowledged or considered unless you have applied directly via our website wae.com/careers.