Would you like to be part of a winning team and develop a career in a fast paced environment?

Bailey Streetscene is one of the UK’s leading street furniture manufacturers, supplying premium products including seats, litter bins, benches, walkways and canopies.

The company has enjoyed consistent growth and is now looking to expand its team further.

These are exciting career opportunities for the “right” candidates as we embark upon ambitious growth plans over the next 3 years.

Solidworks Design Engineer

The right candidate will be fully conversant with Solidworks 3D CAD, and will use the system to develop and communicate the technical and visual aspects of our products.  Your customers will be both the sales and marketing teams of all companies within the Bailey group and externally, the UK’s largest building contractors and leading landscape architects.

 You will be familiar with, and have confidence in specifying a range of steel and timber structures, inclusive of the most appropriate fixing and finishing methods. These specifications will be informed by initial customer enquiry and evolve through GA drawings and rendered visuals through to a full manufacturing pack with an accurate BOM.

 Reporting to the Operations Director, the key deliverables of this position will be, but not be limited to:

  • Develop the CAD department in:
    • Process efficiency
    • First time drawing accuracy
    • Priority scheduling
    • Best practice development and continuous improvement
  • Support the sales team in the creation of general assembly (GA) drawings required during the quotation and order validation process.
  • Support the operations team in the creation of detailed and accurate manufacturing drawings.
  • To review returned customer comments on submitted drawings and to review the impact on cost and feasibility.
  • To assist in the creation of marketing material for product literature, company website and targeted social media output.

The candidate must have:

  • Knowledge of Solidworks 3D CAD (specifically weldments, sheet metal and drawings)
  • 3 years’ experience in a high variation, low volume manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to communicate equally well with customers and technical staff.
  • Self-motivation in personal and departmental development.
  • Excellent technical aptitude in steel and timber fabrication.

Advantageous skills:

  • Solidworks official certifications as proof of software proficiency.
  • In-depth knowledge of Solidworks custom properties and parametric linking.
  • Exposure to Solidworks Visualize for creating high-quality rendered images.
  • Experience designing products for public spaces (street furniture, playgrounds etc.)
  • Background in steel fabrication.

Candidates will be able to present an organised and succinct portfolio of work. Inclusion of relevant projects would be advantageous and demonstration of Solidworks capability is essential. Interview process will include assessment of both Solidworks competency and technical manufacturing knowledge.

Working hours will be 37.5 Hours per week.

In return you will receive a competitive salary based upon experience.

For an opportunity to join this expanding company please submit your CV to