Design Engineer

Circa £50 000

The Role

We are seeking a Design Engineer to work as part of an inventive and creative engineering team to help design and build our robotic machine tools. The successful Design Engineer will report to the company CTO, overseeing the design, manufacture and testing of our robotic machine tools. Using parametric CAD to detail and build prototypes leading to scaled manufacturing. The Design Engineer will work as part of the engineering team to design, develop and test the robotic tools including motion frames, end-effectors and ancillary functions

About Us

  • Q5D is a young, fast growing company that is developing robotic machinery to add electrical function to products in the aerospace, automotive and other industries. Q5D’s technology uses additive manufacturing techniques, laser-sintered printed electronics combined with sophisticated CAD/CAM software to automate manufacturing.

About You

  • Experience in using Siemens NX CAD, similar CAD packages considered

  • Experience with high level programming languages
  • Experience or knowledge of CNC or multi-axis machine tool operation would be desirable
  • Some knowledge of additive manufacturing in particular is desirable
  • Design for manufacture
  • BOM and supplier management
  • Experience with a wide range of manufacturing techniques and processes
  • Some knowledge and experience of machine tools regulation

Experience in running projects


  • 10% of salary including Pension and choice of Insurances

  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays (Increasing 1 day per year of service)
  • Share options
  • Various other benefits including Cycle to work scheme
  • Flexible and remote working possible where practicable