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Wednesday 22 June 2022

We are looking for a project engineer

Project Engineer | St Ives Cambridge | PE27 3LZ | £24k – 32k

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Looking for an interesting career with a local international manufacturing company?

Webtec are specialist manufacturers of hydraulic measurement and control products helping to improve the productivity of heavy machinery and proud to be awarded ‘Investors in People Silver’ in 2020.  

We have R&D, Manufacturing, IT, Service, Finance, Sales and Marketing based in St Ives, Cambridgeshire together with subsidiary companies in the USA, Germany and Hong Kong offering lots of room to grow your career.

Webtec’s Vision is to believe in being better than we are today, striving to constantly improve, and inspiring others to enjoy the challenges that engineering brings.

About the role
We have an exciting opportunity for a Mechanical Project Engineer to work in Engineering R&D.
Your primary role will involve the mechanical design and management of projects, working as part of a multi-disciplined team of engineers. This is a ‘hands on role’ and you will contribute a mechanical and hydraulic specialty to the wider team.

Key responsibilities include:

  • To research and specify new products to add to the Webtec range
  • To complete the detailed design of your core discipline to your projects and to other projects as needed.
  • To liaise with external suppliers to enable the procurement of components for development and production purposes.

To complete the roll out of new products including the introduction into manufacturing and training of sales force.

Ideally you will possess:

  • A degree in Mechanical Engineering subject or equivalent
  • 3D modelling and computer-aided design skills preferably using Solidworks.
  • The ability to interpret engineering drawings used for part manufacture
  • Organised (good time management) and methodical with attention to detail
  • Research, analytical, conceptual, and planning skills.
  • Hydraulics certification would be desirable but not essential as training will be given.

Experience of using a manufacturing system (ERP/MRP) to input and maintain data would be beneficial together with knowledge of the ISO9000 quality system. We have a strong focus on increasing the skills and knowledge of our Team and so suitable additional training will be provided.

The company works a five-day 39-hour week.
Hours between 8:00 to 17.00 Monday to Thursday and 8:00 to 16.00 on Friday. Times include half an hour or one- hour unpaid break.
This is a permanent on-site role, but exact working hours are open for discussion.


  • 24 days paid holiday, plus bank holidays
  • Discretionary profit share scheme for all employees after one month of service and pro-rated for part years
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Workplace Pension scheme
  • Staff skills development program

Please see our website and social media pages for further information about us:

Please email vacancies@webtec.com if you have any questions regarding the vacancy.
Webtec Products Ltd, Nuffield Road, St Ives, Cambridgeshire, PE27 3LZ, UK.


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