Design Engineer

Job Title:             Design Engineer

Company:           Don Valley Engineering

Department:      Don Valley Materials Handling – Engineering

Reporting to:     Engineering Director

Salary:                 Competitive, based on skills and experience

Benefits:              Contributory pension, 33 days annual leave (incl. Bank holidays)

Base:                     Sandall Stones Road, Kirk Sandall, Doncaster DN3 1QR (Occasional off-site visits will be required)

About Don Valley Engineering

The Don Valley Group are a multi-disciplinary engineering company specialising in delivering bulk material handling projects across a range of industries. Customer satisfaction is our primary focus, and quality plays a critical role in our ability to achieve our relationships with clients during the course of the contract. A great opportunity has arrived to join a growing vibrant company as we are looking to appoint a high calibre individual to collaborate with our team of experienced professionals and engineers in a dynamic environment.

As an experienced Design Engineer, you will be responsible for preparing technical drawings and renderings of product designs for manufacturing.  You will design products through the various stages of design from calculations to 3D modelling, FEA, formal submission, manufacturing drawings and installation, and support all works personnel with design specific requirements and liaise directly with the client.

The successful candidate will need to display the desire, drive, and determination to perform as part of a team.  You will be given responsibility requiring you to organise your workload and be proactive.  This is an excellent opportunity to gain exceptional experience.

Main activities & responsibilities:

  • Ensure designs are accurately carried out based on the client information with occasional site-specific visits
  • Creation and compilation of project specific documentation, and manufacturing drawings once approval is received
  • Support live sites with any additional design queries
  • Apply techniques such as design for manufacture, design for assembly and installation and concurrent engineering
  • Prepare general arrangement drawings and produce detailed drawings for manufacture
  • Provide support for the design’s life cycle (Product Lifecycle Management) from concept through to installation and service
  • Provide support to customers (internal and external) around the rapid evaluation of problems, and specialist advice with the preparation and presentation of solutions
  • Design and develop prototypes of new products based on customer requirements



  • Approximately 5 – 10 years Design Engineering experience
  • Experience of designing and detailing belt conveyors and the associated support steelwork is essential
  • Experience of laying out materials handling schemes for Ports, Power Stations, Mines & Quarries
  • Experience of designing and detailing plant and equipment to process, handle and store
  • Grain , Quarry products, Fertiliser, Coal, Iron Ore, Animal Feed etc.
  • IT knowledge, including Microsoft 365 Suite: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Projects, AutoCAD/SolidWorks, and industry-specific software
  • Excellent communication skills and time management skills
  • Takes pride in their work and adopts a positive attitude to work
  • Ability to work in a small, cross-functional team in a fast-paced environment

Note: This job description is not exhaustive and will be subject to periodic review. It may be amended to meet the changing needs of the business. The post-holder will be expected to participate in this process, and we will aim to reach an agreement on any changes.

All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK with indefinite leave to remain as we do not hold a sponsorship licence.

We would politely request no agencies please.

Job Category: Design Engineer
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Doncaster Office and Various Project Sites

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