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Technical Design Engineer .

Reference: tech
Salary: £18,000 to £22,000
Job Location: Bristol
Job ID: 16232
Job Type: Permanent
Posted: 29 March 2021

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Job Details

Reports to:

Line Manager

Hours of work:

30 - 37.5 hours each week

Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:30pm






The purpose of the role is to…

As a Technical Design Engineer, you will be supporting Space Engineering Services by assisting the Manufacturing Team in producing high quality complete design packages for a variety of clients, responsible for all aspects of refrigeration plant design, including budgets and costing, and accountable for legislative compliance in your area of expertise.

  • What you’ll be doing…
  • Liaising with clients to understand needs and expectations.
  • Requesting information from suppliers.
  • Working with best practice and recognised standards.
  • Working with quality management systems.
  • Developing refrigeration plant specifications.
  • Developing plant budgets and costing.
  • Developing bill of materials.
  • Conducting product selections.
  • Conducting quality checks and spot check reviews.
  • Checking quality documentation and traceability.
  • Maintaining quality system and quotations log.
  • Expanding knowledge of the basic refrigeration cycle.
  • Expanding knowledge of materials.
  • Expanding knowledge of thermodynamics.
  • Expanding knowledge of refrigeration systems using CO2.
  • Assisting engineering staff in all areas of design.
  • Developing ideas for improving processes process and product development.
  • Working with CAD, simulation software and Microsoft Office applications.
  • Assisting to develop energy models to establish best solutions and prove efficiency.

What success looks like…

  • Meeting client demands and deadlines.
  • Maintaining good practice and traceability of goods.
  • Working within product budget.
  • Working in a small team, being flexible and able to look after more than one project at a time.
  • Communicate effectively with the team.
  • Able to work self-sufficiently and prioritise workload.
  • Expanding and sharing knowledge in the field of heat transfer, product design and fluid dynamics.
  • Sharing knowledge of refrigeration systems, heating & mechanical systems, heat exchangers, vapor compressors, and fluid flow systems.

We’d love to meet someone with…

  • Good mathematics and science knowledge or background.
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • Good IT skills. Proficient with Microsoft applications (i.e. Word & Excel).
  • Able to work in a team.
  • Willingness to develop technical knowledge.
  • Willingness to develop computer skills.
  • Able to deal with customers.
  • Studying or studied Mechanical Engineering at college level or similar.

A value driven approach – it’s not just what we do, but how we do it that’s important at Space.  We’re Here for Each Other, Here for our Customers and Here for What Matters.

What's in it for you?

We offer a competitive salary, and all of our employees 22 days holiday, rising incrementally to 25, plus bank holidays. Our extensive benefits package includes; Private Medical Insurance, Income Protection Insurance, Life cover of 2x salary, Employee Assistance Programme, Discount scheme including Gyms, Introducers Bonus Scheme and an excellent pension scheme.

Who are we?

Space Engineering Services are one of the most dynamic refrigeration, heating, ventilation and air conditioning service providers in Europe. We are proud to offer innovative products and services, and market-leading refrigeration technology, for which we have received awards and industry accreditations.

We are all equal!

We’re committed to creating an inclusive workforce and are opposed  to any form of less favourable treatment, whether through direct or indirect discrimination, association or perception accorded to employees or job applicants, on the grounds of their; race, religion or belief, disability, ethnic origin, nationality, marital/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, gender, sexual orientation or age.



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