Design Engineer



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Design Engineer

Can you bring an innovative eye to the design and development of our new products? Join the Yale Door and Window Solutions team in Willenhall, United Kingdom, and enjoy a collaborative culture that empowers you to build a career you can be proud of.

What you would do as our Design Engineer


We want you to support YDWS’s growth and profitability through innovative design, development and successful introduction of new products that match market values.

Reporting to the Technical Director, you would:

  • Proactively manage resources based around business priorities for NPI, supporting modifications and cost down activities for existing products.
  • Participate in Evaluation, Specification, Design, Development, Testing and Validation of products, including ‘Factored’ products supplied by third party business partners.
  • Carry out individual design tasks using a variety of tools including CAD – specifically Solidworks and AutoCad.
  • Follow the New Product Introduction Gateway process and participate in design reviews to ensure that the product specification is met whilst being cost effective, safe to manufacture, install and operate.
  • Work with engineering/ quality/ testing staff on all projects and assist in after sales technical support.
  • Work with the marketing team, to support and deliver content.



The skills and experience you need


We are looking for someone who:

  • Has proven experience in a related Design/Mechanical Engineering role developing products from conception through to manufacture.
  • Holds a professional qualification (such as HNC/HND or Degree) in Design, Mechanical Engineering or similar.
  • Has strong knowledge of modern design and manufacturing methods in a medium/high volume production environment.
  • Basic understanding of Jira/Confluence and AX operating systems.
  • Can maintain a high level of integrity and confidentiality.



Who we are


Yale Door and Window Solutions is the largest supplier of multipoint door locks to the fenestration industry, serving fabricators, installers, and specifiers with high security solutions from the world's favourite.


Yale Door and Window Solutions is part of the ASSA ABLOY Group



What we have to offer

We’re passionate about providing amazing opportunities and benefits, so you can continue and progress a lifelong career with us – here’s what we have to offer:

  • Learning and career development opportunities, whether it’s online learning, management training or enhancing your skills
  • A competitive salary and incentive schemes
  • Variety of benefits including Holiday Flex, Cycle 2 Work, attractive company pension, discount portal, recognition scheme and wellbeing program… to name just a few!
  • A strong culture that unites us across geographies, divisions and brands!



We review applications regularly, so don’t wait and APPLY NOW!


We are building diverse, inclusive teams, and encourage applications from everyone who can see themselves working with us.





We are the ASSA ABLOY Group
Our people have made us the global leader in access solutions. In return, we open doors for them wherever they go. With nearly 51,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries, we help billions of people experience a more open world. Our innovations make all sorts of spaces – physical and virtual – safer, more secure, and easier to access.

As an employer, we value results – not titles, or backgrounds. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally.

As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences.

Willenhall, ENG, GB, WV13 3PW

Engineering & Science