Senior Design Engineer – North Leicestershire – Circa £58,000

Are you a passionate Senior Design Engineer, looking for an exciting new role?

Coulter Elite Resourcing are currently looking for a Senior Design Engineer to work with one of their well-established and very successful clients based in North East Leicestershire working as part of their Design team.

Job Summary:

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Design Engineer with expertise in composites to join a dynamic team in the automotive and Formula 1 sectors. As a Senior Design Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of our projects by leveraging your proficiency in Catia v5 software and your deep understanding of composite materials and manufacturing processes.

Key Responsibilities:

1. **Composite Design:** Lead the development and optimization of composite components for high-performance automotive and F1 applications.

2. **Catia v5 Expertise:** Utilize Catia v5 software to create detailed 3D models and engineering drawings of composite parts and assemblies.

3. **Collaborative Teamwork:** Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including aerodynamics, structural analysis, and manufacturing, to ensure the successful integration of composite designs.

4. **Material Selection:** Recommend and select appropriate composite materials based on performance requirements and manufacturing feasibility.

5. **Performance Analysis:** Conduct structural analysis and simulations to validate the integrity and performance of composite components.

6. **Innovation:** Stay updated on industry trends and emerging technologies in composite materials and design techniques, and apply them to enhance project outcomes.

7. **Quality Assurance:** Ensure designs meet quality and safety standards, industry regulations, and customer specifications.

8. **Documentation:** Maintain comprehensive design documentation, including drawings, models, and reports.

9. **Cost and Weight Optimization:** Work to optimize designs for cost efficiency and weight reduction while maintaining high performance.

10. **Project Management:** Assist in project management activities, including timelines, resource allocation, and budget tracking.


– Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field.

– Proven experience in composite design for automotive and/or F1 applications.

– Proficiency in Catia v5 software for 3D modeling and design.

– Strong understanding of composite materials, manufacturing processes, and structural analysis.

– Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.

– Effective communication and teamwork abilities.

– Familiarity with industry regulations and standards in composites design.

This is a full time permanent Senior Design Engineer position, Mon – Fri (Hybrid working), offering an annual salary up to £58,000 plus annual company benefits to include a 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays, pension scheme, discount scheme on all company products and free car parking.

If this Senior Design Engineer position sounds like you, then please forward your CV to Shaquille at Coulter Elite Resourcing.

Coulter Elite Resourcing is an independent recruitment consultancy with a head office in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire supplying permanent, temporary and contract personnel from office junior through to the highest levels of management both locally and nationally. Our area of recruitment are Commercial, FMCG, Engineering, Technical and IT


We endeavour to reply to every application we receive, however due to the volume of applications sometimes we are unable to do this. If you have not heard back from us within 7 days of your application, please accept our apologises that you have on this occasion been unsuccessful in your application.