The Town of Fairford in the County of Gloucestershire

The town of Fairford is located within the county of Gloucestershire.   Fairford is situated in the South West region of the UK and is governed by Cotswold District council.

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Plumber| Gloucestershire (GL7)
Posted: 09/07/2018
Pump Design Engineer
Posted: 02/07/2018

Salary:£32000 - £35000/annum per Annum

Category: Engineering

Pump Design Engineer - £32,000 - £35,000 + 4% discretionary bonus


Responsible for the design and development of self-priming centrifugal pumps from concept to production. Utilising engineering analysis, 3D modelling and CFD modelling to develop the detailed designs. The Design Engineer will also support product management, sales and applications through the creation of pump curves and the required technical documentation related to the said pump designs.

Main Duties:

• Develop pumps from concept to production
• Project manage new pump development within the tollgate process
• Undertake design and development work utilising computer-aided tools, including CFD, FEA and 3D modelling
• Produce detailed design drawings for manufacture
• Support testing and prototype build in the development department


• Competitive Salary plus 4% discretionary bonus
• 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
• Health Cash Plan
• Contributory Pension Scheme
• Many more flexible benefits

Skills and Experience:

• Thorough knowledge of centrifugal pump design, theory and applications
• In depth knowledge of engineering design principles; materials, tolerance, assembly methods, within stringent time and cost constraints.
• Strong organisational and project management skills
• Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
• Minimum of 5 years’ experience in pump design
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Designer/Estimator (Roof Truss)
Posted: 27/06/2018

Salary: per

Category: Engineering

Designer / Estimator (Roof Truss)
Fairford - Gloucestershire / remote
£Excellent DOE
Our leading timber engineering specialist client is seeking to strengthen
their team with the addition of a Designer / Estimator. As an experienced
Roof Truss Designer / Estimator you will join a renowned team of timber
engineering experts, with the latest manufacturing processes and
equipment, integrated supply chains and strong environmental credentials.
You will enjoy the autonomy of managing your own projects, working within
this friendly team. This growing company offer good prospects for the
right Designer / Estimator to fully develop their career.
Key Estimator / Designer Responsibilities:
- Prepare accurate schedules and quotations for submission to customers
- Prepare tender quality layouts, construction quality layouts and
associated detail for submission to customers
- Review, evaluate, prioritise and manage workload
- Liaise with sales team to discuss and implement strategies to secure
- Demonstrate value engineering to ensure best possible financial return
to the business
- Present accurate information for manufacturing
- Review all work for accuracy, efficiency and quality
- Liaise with internal operational teams to deliver to level of sales
- Maintain and ensure the correct and timely use of internal systems
Personal Specification - Designer / Estimator:
- Self-motivated and organised
- Attention to detail and thorough approach
- Energetic and flexible team member
- Appropriate design and estimating experience
- Good numeracy skills
- Ability to prioritise and manage competing demands
- Experienced using MiTek software, Pamir 20/20, Wolf, Gang-Nail, Alpine
is an advantage
- Previous experience with roof truss design essential
- Good understanding of construction drawings
- Experience working on projects with set deadlines
- Ability to build rapport with the team and wider professional team
within the business
The company offers 23 days annual holiday, plus bank holidays, auto
enrolment pension scheme, cycle to work scheme