Refrigeration Design Engineer

£40,000 - £45,000 p.a.

Based in Bradford

As a Design Engineer, you will be responsible for the production of detailed design information on a range of product types, as part of our second line engineering process. You will form a key member of the design team provide support to both pre- and post-sales functions.

You will take sales estimation proposals and develop them into mature solutions ready to be handed over to the projects team. 

The design information will require a thorough review of the scope of works, specification compliance and will entail the production of detailed general arrangement and fabrication drawings alongside the production of a bill of materials. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Taking ownership in developing designs to an agreed specification, including the key measures of meeting deadlines, meeting design criteria, liaising with suppliers.
  • Developing designs for projects from initial enquiry, producing costings and producing BOMs (Bill of Materials).  Final design sign off of the above information required prior to handover to the project team.
  • Developing new product ranges as part of the Research and Development process.
  • Working as part of a multi-discipline engineering team consisting of ventilation, building services, refrigeration, acoustic and control engineers to develop complex product solutions.
  • Liaising with the drawing department to produce accurate working drawings for production.
  • Liaising with the drawing department to produce sales proposal drawings.
  • Working on varied types of drawings from single line design concepts to intricately detailed manufacturing drawings.
  • Providing mentoring and technical support to other engineers and technicians on areas of speciality.
  • Keeping drawing schedules up to date for issued and received drawings.
  • Managing risk effectively, collaborating with all departments and adapting to situations.
  • Maximising value engineering opportunities.
  • Dealing with and managing customer technical requests in a professional manner.
  • Willing to learn and develop product knowledge.
  • Updating Internal Shared Knowledge Platform with updated design information, changes to process methodologies.
  • Attending site surveys and client meetings to provide client technical support, and or support pre/post sales departments.
  • Making sure the Company is aware of new legislative requirements in this area and is compliant with its regulatory obligations.
  • Carrying out a regular review of the latest standards to ensure the Company meets the latest guidelines.
  • Maintaining a high level of quality in accordance with Company policies.
  • Providing technical support and training to internal and external customers.
  • Attending meetings as requested and providing reports as required
  • Managing workload proactively to achieve objectives and ensure activity schedules are kept regularly up to date.
  • Managing refrigeration project installs in accordance with regulatory requirements, guidelines and codes of practice.
  • Any other ad hoc duties that may be required from time to time for the smooth running of the business.

Qualifications/Experience Required

  • Experience in design of a range of complex refrigeration process 
  • Experience in installing refrigeration systems
  • Experience of fault finding, diagnosing and commissioning refrigeration systems
  • Experience of project managing refrigeration system installations
  • Strong understanding of production and assembly processes within a fabrication environment
  • F-Gas handling
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to work in a high-pressure environment
  • Experience of developing designs from an initial brief through to project handover
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • Flexible approach to working hours with the overall focus of delivering projects on and on budget
  • Strong two-way communication skills and approachable
  • Strong client relationship skills
  • Working to ISO9001 quality procedures and CDM regulations
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • Excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills plus high-quality standards of written work and drawings


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£40,000 to £45,000



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Rebecca Sims-Walton

(0113) 457 3760

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