Design Engineer- Electrical

Functional area:  Engineering
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Washington
Company name:  Walker Filtration Ltd. UK
Date of posting: 

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Are you an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer looking for a career in a well-respected, award winning global Company?


Walker Filtration is recruiting a talented, ambitious and driven Design Engineer- Mechanical to be part of the Company’s exciting growth plans! Employees at Walker Filtration always have the opportunity to show what they are capable of achieving to develop the business and progress their own careers.


Walker Filtration continually invest in their people, in research and development, in new products, in new markets and in advancing technologies.


With a strong brand name and product portfolio that is present across the world, the Company plays an important role in the design and manufacture of innovative and market leading solutions.

Walker Filtration employs some 300 employees around the world, serving 100+ countries from its impressive and immaculate Headquarters in the North East of England, along with competence centres across the globe in Australia, the United States and Japan.


Key Responsibilities:


  • The maintenance and continuous improvement of existing products and components.
  • The design, development and implementation of technically innovative and commercially competitive product extensions
  • To actively participate in projects when required, providing competant Engineering support
  • The production and maintenance of technical documentation, including CAD drawings, costing data, technical construction files, design calculations, bills of materials, technical specifications, marketing information, test data etc.
  • Continuous interrogation of product and components to identify and implement cost savings and performance improvement.
  • Product approvals and all mandatory legislation compliance.
  • The provision of technical and engineering support and assistance, not only within the business, but externally to Customer Centers and suppliers which may involve site visits of both a national and international nature.
  • Development and training of Junior Engineers
  • To assist the Engineering Management as required.
    Professional Requirements:
  • As a Design Engineer you will be technically strong and will ideally have a relevant Bachelors degree (preferably with a mechanical bias)
  • At least 3 years in similar Engineering or Technical Design role within a manufacturing environment.
  • Strong abilities in, detail design, DFMEA process, problem solving techniques and design for manufacture.
  • Excellent CAD background and preferably fully conversant with Autodesk Inventor and Solidworks
  • Proficient MS Office User (particularly Word, Excel and MS Project)
  • Experienced in technical report writing.
  • Ability to communicate and deliver technical information at all levels, both internally and customer facing.


Walker Filtration employs over 300 employees across the globe, serving over 100 countries from our Headquarters in the North East of England, along with competence centres in Australia, the United States and Japan.
As a company, we are committed to sustainable engineering, manufacturing and developing long term careers. We recruit talented, ambitious and driven individuals to be part of Walker Filtration’s growth plans. We firmly believe that people are our greatest asset, and our employees are given the opportunity to progress their own careers and help drive the business forward.