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Structural Engineer

Northampton, East Midlands, NN1 1ED
Salary up to £50K + 25 days holiday plus bank hols + pension scheme
Closing date
Jun 9, 2023

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Structural Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
You're an experienced, Structural Engineer. You're looking for a new challenge and maybe looking to manage your own Design Team? Here at our growing site in Northampton we're looking for you to join us. This is a brand new role where you'll have the freedom to run things your way and have a huge impact on the future of our business.

BASIC SALARY: £40,000 - £50,000

25 days holiday + Bank holidays
Employer pension contribution of 4% (5% employee)

LOCATION: Northampton

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Northampton, Milton Keynes, Wellingborough, Rushden, Daventry, Towcester, Bedford, Rugby, Market Harborough, Kettering, Corby, Newport Pagnell,

This is a brand new opportunity for you to take complete ownership of a Design office and make it your own.
With a large recent investment from our Parent company we're growing and you could be the person to grow with us.
The team is small, so you can really make your mark here and help us improve productivity & efficiency across the whole of the business.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Structural Engineer, Civil Structural Engineer, Structural Steel

Initially managing a team of 2 draughts persons, you'll be responsible for improving the design process and efficiencies of our small, but very busy design office. You will be responsible for creating your own calculation packs for our market leading crane and hoist systems, while driving continuous improvement across the design teams work flow. This is a vital role as you'll act as the primary approver for all Structural calculations and this will have an impact across the business as a whole by way of driving continuous improvement and increases in productivity. This is an opportunity for you to take complete ownership of the design office and truly make your mark.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Structural Engineer, Civil Structural Engineer, Structural Steel

You will:
Use your Structural knowledge to help improve the Design process and make us more efficient.
Be the Primary approver for all the Structural calculations.
Manage a team of 2 and run the Design office.
Carry out UK-wide site visits to clients to establish their needs.

PERSON SPECIFICATION: Structural Engineer, Civil Structural Engineer, Structural Steel

You MUST be qualified to degree level or equivalent in Structural Engineering or related field.
You MUST be able to create detailed calculation packs and also have CAD systems experience to design 2D & 3D Parts and assemblies (Solidworksand / or Tekla is preferred although not essential as full training will be provided).
You will have a proven track record in a Structural Steel or a Material Handling environment.
You'll show a strong understanding of steel fabrication & have knowledge and/or experience of the manufacturing process.

You'll also be able to demonstrate great team leading qualities or experience, being either ready to move into a formal management role or already in one.

Since 1994 we've specialised in the design, manufacturing, and testing of overhead factory cranes & gantry structures. After a recent merger with our new parent company, we're modernising our business and adding the right skills to our team to keep us ahead of our competition.

It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services:
Structural Engineer / Civil Engineer / Civil Structural Engineer / Structural Steel / Steel Works / Cranes & Hoists / Material Handling / Technical Pre-Sales / Formworks / Rail / Cranes / Steel Production / Fabrication / steel Fabrication / Heavy engineering

INTERESTED? Please click apply. You will receive an acknowledgement of your application.

Please Note: Wallace Hind Selection have been chosen as the retained recruitment partner of our client and therefore any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.

REF: ZH17286 Wallace Hind Selection

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