Design Engineers recruitment agency listing

Combining creative design skills with technical knowledge, design engineers can work in a number of industries and are responsible for researching, designing and developing new products / systems. Design engineers are employed largely within the construction, electrical, automotive, manufacturing and mechanical sectors and apply engineering skills to areas such as product, industrial and computer aided design (CAD). The position requires skilled candidates and a specialist engineering recruitment agency is often used to source the most suitable design engineers in the market.

A design engineer will typically work a standard 40 hour week with the majority of this time spent in an office or meeting clients. Earnings can vary depending on experience but new entrants can expect a starting salary of £20K-£25K per annum, with the potential for this to rise above £30K. The best locations in the UK for job opportunities and pay are usually London or the South East, where senior design engineers can earn in excess of £50K.

A degree, HND or HNC are generally expected of candidates trying to enter the job role and these could be in a range of areas including CAD Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering Product Design. The Institute of Engineering Designers (IED) also provides a number of accredited courses whereas employers may also accept candidates with credentials in mechanical or civil engineering.

Specialist engineering recruitment agencies will be best equipped to supply quality design engineers for a range of industries. As well as bespoke candidate databases and experienced consultants, they will also have pre-assessment procedures that will allow them to recruit the most innovative and technical professionals for their clients' permanent, part-time and temporary vacancies.

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  • Are you looking for people who can help you to engineer a new future? Tiro Associates was set up to provide recruitment in the Automotive Engineering Sector, but we also offer a specialist technical recruitment service for other areas including Avionics, Materials Engineering, Project Services, and Quality Assurance. If you'd like to speak to a team who know an Integrated Circuit from a Vacuum Pump, then get in touch today.
    Coverage UK, Europe, Global
    • 7 The Chequers, High Street, Chelmsford, Ingatestone, Essex, CM4 0DG
  • We specialise in Engineering and Technical recruitment. We operate across various sectors and many of our candidates have transferable skills. Including Project Engineering, Geotechnical, Welding and Design Engineering vacancies, we can use our diverse talent pool of top technical candidates to fill a full range of roles across the industry. We service both interim and permanent vacancies in Scotland, UK wide and Europe. Call us today no upfront
    Coverage Scotland, England, Wales, Europe. International
    • 40 Ashley Terrace, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, EH11 1RY
  • DANEM People is an international Engineering & Technical recruitment agency which can help you to recruit qualified and experienced staff in the UK, EMEA and Asia. As a member of the REC we offer an ethical and professional service to all our clients. All our consultants are qualified and experienced and our approach is 100 % consultative. Our UK offices are located in Cardiff, Bristol and London. Our European office is based in Paris (France).
    Coverage England and Wales
    • Aztec Centre, Aztec West, Almondsbury, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS32 4TD
    • Connies House, Rhymney River Bridge Road, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF23 9AF
    • Vista Centre, 50 Salisbury Road, London, Hounlsow, TW4 6JQ
  • Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for over 45 years, focussing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. We currently have over 8,000 contractors placed in roles around the world and, as well as contractor recruitment, we also fill permanent job vacancies across our key sectors; Oil & Gas, Automotive, Power & Energy, Mining & Minerals and Engineering.
    Coverage Worldwide
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    • Cranmore Place, Cranmore Drive, Solihull, West Midlands, B90 4RZ
    • Lingley House, 120 Birchwood Point, Birchwood Boulevard, Warrington, Cheshire, WA3 7QH
    • GG.003, Metal Box Factory, 30 Great Guildford St, London, SE1 0HS
    • First floor, Wynyard Park House, Wynyard Park, Wynard, Stockton-on-Tees, Durham, TS22 5TB
    • Office number 1, Elevator Business Centre, Admiral Court, Poynernook Road, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, AB11 5QX
  • 30 years recruitment experience in the Construction & Engineering industry, supplying Mechanical, Electrical, Civil, Structural, Water, Environmental and Building Engineers across the UK, on a temporary and permanent basis.
    Coverage UK
    • 23 Austin Friars, London, EC2N 2QP
    • 9 York Place, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 2DS
  • The UK's leading supplier of Mechanical & Electrical Trades/Labour & Management - Electricians, Plumbers, Pipefitters/Welders, Data Cable Engineers, Foremen, Project Managers, Contracts Managers, Estimators
    Coverage Nationwide
    • Brunel House, Fitzalan Road, Cardiff, South Wales, CF24 0EB
    • 27 Old Gloucester Street, London, WC1N 3AX
    • Victoria House, New Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B2 4QJ
  • Intec (UK) Ltd are experts at filling roles such as Civil Engineer, Project Engineer and Tool Designer within the Engineering industry. With over 30 years' of experience in this specialist field, Intec (UK) Ltd strive to provide quality service to every client. So whether you're looking for a Mechanical Engineer, Safety Engineer or Materials Engineer, we are confident in providing all solutions for all demands.
    Coverage UK Wide & Global
    13 Offices Nationwide
  • We offer a complete recruitment service for the Engineering industry, with our years of experience and industry contacts enabling us to find the best staff in areas including Construction, Mechanical and Automotive. Berry Recruitment manages campaigns tailored to our clients' needs, pre-interviewing candidates for roles such as CMM Inspectors, Technicians and Project Engineers. We recruit nationwide and in EMEA and are REC members.
    Coverage UK wide
    • Temple Courtrn13A Cathedral Road, Cardiff, Wales, CF11 9HA
    • Courtyard House, Mill Lane, Godalming, Surrey, GU7 1EY
    • Offices 10-11, Quay West Business Centre, Quay Lane, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 4LJ
  • Huntsman Recruitment specialise in providing temporary and permanent Driving, Industrial, Commercial and Technical personnel to independent and blue chip companies throughout the West Yorkshire area. As part of our service we offer; Immediate Supply or Free Advertising, Pre-Booking Facility, Competitive Rates, Complete Recruitment and Account Management, 24/7 Telephone Support, Free Recruitment Consultation at Your Convenience.
    Coverage West Yorkshire
    • 26 Huddersfield Road, Brighouse, West Yorkshire, HD6 1HA
  • Recruiting personnel within Design, Quality and Maintenance, Recruit Mint offers a personal and low risk service to Engineering clients in the South East of the UK. Offering a 110% rebate on perm placements, we also source staff such as Fitters and Machinists for clients including Redring Xpelair, DC Norris and Titan Motorsport. We take the time to listen to our clients so that we can recommend staff that fully meet their needs and culture.
    Coverage 60 mile radius of Peterborough
    • 118 Culley Court, Orton Southgate, Peterborough, Cambs, PE2 6WA
    • 5 High Street, Huntingdon, Cambs, PE29 3TE
  • We have worked with some of the leading names within the Engineering sector and are delighted to offer the expertise of an industry expert for all recruitment projects. We target staff with the right credentials (IEng, CEng etc.) as well as an aptitude that has seen them rise to the top of their field. Combining a knowledge of mechanical practices with an ability to network, we headhunt senior practitioners of all vocations from Avionics to Rail.
    Coverage UK and International
    • Concorde House, Trinity Park, Solihull, Birmingham, West Midlands, B37 7UQ
    • 22 Upper Ground, South Bank, London, Greater London, SE1 9PD
    • Stocks Court, 18/20 Old Market Place, Cheshire, Altrincham, WA14 4DF
  • Bamford Contract Services recruit Blue Collar and White Collar Engineering professionals. Specialising in North West and Yorkshire appointments, we recruit for all Engineering roles, including: Coded Welders, Fabricators, Quality Engineers, Pipefitters, CNC Setters / Operators & Programmers, Draftsperson and CAD Technicians. If you have a permanent, temporary or contract vacancy, no matter how short notice, contact our friendly team for help.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 17 Cheetham Street, Rochdale, Lancashire, OL16 1DG
  • Jazz Personnel are an innovative recruitment company based in Middlesbrough providing permanent, temporary and contract recruitment solutions to clients in the North-East and beyond. Specialising in Office Support, Accounting & Finance and Technical & Engineering, we pride ourselves on quality of opportunity for candidates and excellence in our offer to clients.
    Coverage North East & North Yorkshire
    • Boho 4 (Gibson House), Cleveland Street, Middlesbrough, Cleveland, TS2 1AY
  • Wild Recruitment can find professionals for all positions within the Industrial & Technical sectors, utilising job boards, social media and our expanding database. We work mainly within Hampshire and Dorset and cover sub-sectors including Assembly, Warehouse, Domestic and Cleaning. Our extensive experience has allowed us to develop a specialist industry knowledge that enables us to source and register the personnel that you need.
    Coverage Hampshire, Dorset and Buckinghamshire
    • Unit 7, Linford Forum, Rockingham Drive, Linford Wood, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK14 6LY
    • 46-48 Arundel Street, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 1NL
    • 2-4 Wimborne Road, Poole, Dorset, BH15 2BU
  • 'Nationwide suppliers of a safe, legal and cost-effective workforce' SiteMasters is a Nationwide Recruitment Company with over 29 years experience in supplying Permanent and Temporary Site Management, professional Construction Trades People, Security Guards and Quality Labourers to the Construction Industry
    Coverage Nationwide
    • 100 Borough High Street, London, Greater London, SE1 1LB
  • FIrst Choice for Recruitment. We focus on delivering a comprehensive recruitment solution across the IT, Media and Engineering sectors across the UK, Europe and the Middle East, keeping the entire process of hiring staff as smooth and efficient as possible.
    Coverage UK wide
    • Clarendon House, 59-75 Queens Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 4BG
    • 4th/5th Floor, 164 Bishopsgate, London, EC2M 4LX
    • 3 Hardman Square, Spinningfields, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M3 3EB

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Medium Pay:£37,500
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