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Design Engineer, MSE Systems - Chesterfield, Derbyshire

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Job details:

How would we sum it up?
Are you an engineer who loves CAD and design and wants to put their skills to the test in a new environment? If so, this could be the perfect opportunity for you. As a Design Engineer, you will be involved in the whole design process of bespoke water treatment systems, from understanding client requirements to the drawing and design of systems that suit their needs. To succeed, you will need a logical mind, the ability to understand complex processes and be able to apply your engineering knowledge to the context of water engineering.

What’s the business all about?
The business is MSE Systems, leading specialists in the design, construction and installation of complete waste water treatment plants – think waste water from food production, not household waste water. The business works closely with the Mitsubishi Rayon Company to provide their clients with innovative, bespoke and user-friendly water treatment systems. Many of their customers are leading names in the food and water industries, including breweries and distilleries, and they even provide systems for the treatment of waste water created during the manufacture of crisps! The business boasts a world-class, environmentally-friendly workshop facility – they are fully self-sufficient for their electricity, harvest rainwater for use in the lab and use solar power to produce their hot water. Find out more at:

What are all the practical details?
Starting salary: £20,000 - £22,000pa, dependant on skills and experience
Location: Harper Way, Markham Vale, Chesterfield, S44 5JX
Start date: August/September 2018
Length of role: Permanent, with six months’ probationary period
Other benefits: free on-site parking, on-site canteen, contributory pension scheme

What else do you get as a RISE graduate?
If you are lucky enough to secure one of the RISE internships you won’t just be getting a job. You will be getting access to some of the best training and professional networking with senior leaders in the region, giving you a fantastic opportunity to develop quickly and accelerate your career, including:
• Feedback from your interview and assessment centre
• A launch event and an ongoing training programme with other graduates across the region
• Six months free membership of the JCI (Junior Chamber International)
• Access to self-development materials

Sound good to you? Then it’s time to RISE
If you love the sound of this role, then this is your opportunity to RISE to the challenge. Just fill in an on-line application form for this role, choosing reference RISE16-26. But if it’s not for you – can you think of someone this job could be perfect for? If so, please do forward the details on to them!

Role responsibilities

What would you be doing?
Typical activities might include:
• Supporting current design engineers with all aspects of their work
• Undertaking conceptual and detailed design work to customers’ requirements/specifications
• Using CAD programmes to create models and assemblies of designs
• Creating detailed design drawings for manufacture
• Helping produce designs to meet safety regulations
• Visiting client sites to understand their requirements
• Liaising with colleagues across the business
• Learn and develop systems design applying chemistry, biology and hydraulics.

Person specification

What type of person are they looking for?
The ideal candidate will:
• Be a graduate in any Engineering discipline, but Mechanical Engineers and Chemical Engineers are particularly encouraged to apply
• Have experience with CAD software, like Solidworks and AutoCAD
• Be proficient in the use of MS Office programs, particularly Excel
• Be eager to learn about the world of water treatment, and keen to put your engineering knowledge to the test in this new environment
• Be pro-active and happy to get stuck into a wide range of tasks
• Be logical, organised and good at understanding processes
• It would be great if you had experience/knowledge of water engineering, but don’t be put off if not!
• Ideally, have some understanding of Chemistry and Biology, such as through A Level or university study
• Be innovative and creative through design to continually improve our products and processes
• Be ambitious and self-motivated
• Can work as part of a small team
Degree: Any Engineering discipline, but Mechanical Engineers and Chemical Engineers are particularly encouraged to apply

Strictly no agencies

Location: Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Salary: £20,000 - £22,000pa, dependant on skills and experience
Advertised until: Closed Sun 15-Jul-2018
Job ref: GY/52400/RISE16-26
Eligibility: Candidates must, by the start of their employment, have permission to work in the UK

Employer information:


RISE Sheffield City Region is a major city region-wide initiative to increase graduate employment in small and medium sized enterprises. The city region covers: Barnsley, Bassetlaw, Bolsover, Chesterfield, Derbyshire Dales, Doncaster, North East Derbyshire, Rotherham and Sheffield. RISE SCR is a collaboration between city region partners, Sheffield Hallam University, The University of Sheffield and the private sector.

This vacancy has now closed.