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Full Job Description

Design Engineer (Bespoke)

Job Type

This is a Full-time office-based role.


Technical department, Diss


competitive salary

Overview of role

Creating or adapting Bespoke CAD models to provide market leading solutions to rooflights for discerning clients. These may be fixed units, sliding or hinged for international climates.

Being a member of a small self-supporting team that provides support to manufacturing, purchasing, and installations.


Responsible for delivering designs on time, to budget and to required specification. Taking ownership of designs throughout lifecycle from concept to completion. Producing general arrangement drawings, manufacturing drawings, build/lift plans and BoM’s.

Experience, Skills and Qualifications required

  • Degree qualified
  • Able to work to time constraints for design GA’s and workshop drawings
  • Experienced in using Autodesk Inventor and Vault
  • Knowledgeable of basic motor, drives, and preferably sealing methods
  • Understanding of basic manufacturing processes and techniques
  • Natural DFMA skills
  • Confident in client and shopfloor discussions
  • Able to make occasional site visits to resolve issues
  • Good drawing standards
  • An eye for detail
  • Experienced in using FEA, especially Autodesk Nastran is advantageous
  • A positive contributor to a busy small team
  • A desire to improve yourself, designs and methods


Glazing Vision is dedicated to giving you the skills you need to be your best and as a company, we are always keen to promote internally. Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary and bonus scheme
  • Contributory pension
  • 20 days annual leave plus bank holidays. An additional day is awarded for every completed year of services up to 5 additional days.
  • Internal and external training
  • On-Demand GP and Health and Wellbeing platform
  • Free eye test
  • Employee Discounts (including, retail, cinema, and gym membership)

So, what next? If you think you fit the profile, we would love to hear from you!

Glazing Vision is an equal opportunities employer.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • On-site parking


  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Yearly bonus

COVID-19 considerations:
Glazing Vision operate as a secure COVID-19 compliant organisation

Application question(s):

  • Experienced in using FEA, especially Autodesk Nastran
  • Must be Degree qualified
  • Experience in thermal modelling, especially with THERM, is an advantage
  • Understanding of basic manufacturing processes and techniques

Work Location: In person

If you are interested in applying, please email your CV to mary.copsey@glazingvision.co.uk or call us on 01379 658350. We look forward to hearing from you!