Salary Upon Application
Date Posted
15 April
Closing Date
1 May


The Design Engineer role at Jenks and Cattell Engineering Ltd is a newly created role, where the successful candidate will be instrumental in shaping our innovative solutions.

Jenks & Cattell Engineering, headquartered in Wolverhampton, West Midlands, boasts extensive proficiency in Metal PressingsLaser CuttingCNC MachiningRobot Welding, and Manual Welding. Their unwavering commitment to quality and customer contentment drives them to provide a comprehensive manufacturing solution to a wide-ranging clientele

As the sole Design Engineer at Jenks & Cattell Engineering, your pivotal role will be instrumental in advancing the company’s growth and fostering innovation. Collaborating closely with cross-functional teams—spanning sales, engineering, and NPI—you will spearhead the development and execution of solutions and cost-saving initiatives that propel the company toward success.

Specific Role & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for designing fixtures and tools for new products
  • Support estimating and NPI teams with forming analysis for metal stamping and press brake forming
  • Assist estimating team with fixture concepts for quotation purposes
  • Responsible for maintaining site layouts
  • Work with customers on design for manufacture (DFM) improvements
  • Support toolroom and production engineering with designs and technical drawings

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Degree, HNC or equivalent in an engineering or science discipline

Required Skills:

  • Proven experience with designing fixtures and tools using 3D CAD, preferably Solid Works
  • Fluent with using 2D software packages
  • Understanding of technical drawings and drawing standards
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes – Metal stamping, machining and welded assemblies

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with forming FEA for metal stampings
  • Experience with CAM software for CNC machining, laser cutting or press brake
  • Excellent communication skills

Apply now to join our team as the Design Engineer at Jenks and Cattell.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Additional leave
  • Company car
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Free parking
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Sick pay

25 Days holiday + Bank Holidays + Service Related Holiday Bonus Scheme + Company Pension (matched 6%) + Comprehensive Training + Potential Career Progression + Monthly Bonus Scheme + Overtime + 35 hours per week + Onsite Parking + Cycle to Work Scheme + Group Owned + Staff Outings and Christmas Parties + Quarterly Newsletter and Staff Briefings + History of Annual Pay Increases and Christmas Bonus (not garaunteed) + Well Established + Local To Bentley Bridge Retail Park and Greggs