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.

Graduate Engineer – Product Design

Williams Advanced Engineering are currently recruiting for a permanent Graduate Product Design Engineer.

Working in the WAE Design group and reporting into a wide range of projects through both the Technical and Programme Management Team, the successful individual will have a good understanding of engineering design, with a product and/or graphic background to support any relevant projects.

You will be primarily responsible for delivering concepts from initial proposal, concept design and through to engineering integration. You will also be responsible for addressing engineering and manufacturing challenges in design realisation and will need to be able to communicate effectively both internally and externally.

In this role, you will need a good working CAD literacy in Siemens NX 9.0 and TeamCentre. You will need experience with graphic design packages such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. A working knowledge of Premiere Pro would be beneficial. You will also be able to present design ideas, discuss and critique plans and offer alternative design solutions.

The successful candidate must be educated to degree level in either Product Design, Mechanical or Automotive Engineering. Experience of mechanical or graphic design in the specialist automotive or motorsport industry would be advantageous. It would also be beneficial to be familiar with CATIA V5.

The successful individual will be able to use their initiative and respond to problems quickly. You will be in a customer/VIP facing role, so you will have high standards of presentation and communication skills. You will be able to manage your own workload and possess a good working knowledge of proprietary PC software e.g. MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint.

Any visual work will be across all areas of the business, so you will be a self-motivated individual able to bring lots of ideas and creative flair to the role in order to ensure WAE is well presented across all facets including social media, document creation, presentations and videos.

Please submit your covering letter and curriculum vitae by the closing date, which is 11th December 2021.

This is an exciting opportunity to further your career in a growing and varied position within Williams Advanced Engineering Limited.

Williams Advanced Engineering Limited is an equal opportunity employer who values diversity and inclusion, we are therefore happy to discuss reasonable job adjustments where required.

26 Days Holiday

Increases with service and also options to buy and sell

4 x Car Schemes

Mercedes, Jaguar Land Rover, BMW and Nissan car schemes available

Bonus Scheme

We offer a performance based bonus scheme

Salary Sacrifice & Childcare Benefits

Vouchers & Teds Premier Childcare

Health and Fitness

Free on-site gym with Health and Fitness classes and Osteo treatment

Private Medical and Health Insurance Cash Plan

Save money on health and medical benefits


Life Assurance, Long term disability insurance

Staff Events

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.