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Design Engineer

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£28,000 – £33,000 a year

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Based on the South Coast in sunny Bognor Regis, Polestar Cooling is looking to expand its technical team.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual to assist in product design and development.

Polestar Cooling designs and manufactures bespoke precision-controlled fridges, freezers and incubators from design concept and prototype stage, through to full production and dispatch. We are capable of building products that can reliably maintain any temperature between -50ºC and +85ºC.

We work together with our owners Dulas Ltd on their innovative solar powered vaccine refrigerators, which are used in health centers with little or no grid connection all over the globe.

This Design Engineer role would suit individuals who have previous product design experience and hands on skills.

Company benefits include onsite parking, 17 days annual leave plus bank holidays, 4 day working week, company pension scheme, paid time off for medical appointments and casual dress code.

Purpose and objectives of the role:

  1. Assist in the design of new refrigeration products.
  2. Support production and optimise the design, fabrication, foaming, and general assembly areas and processes for our products.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Product Design, Prototyping, Testing and Development.
  • Value engineering to reduce costs.
  • Identifying and assessing new components for suitability.
  • Continual improvement of our products and processes.
  • Producing drawings of sheet metal components and assemblies using AutoCAD software.
  • Documenting changes to drawings and products in accordance with our ISO9001 system.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Robust knowledge of 2D & 3D CAD design software. (Fusion 360 an advantage).
  • Previous Product Design Experience Essential.
  • Hands On Practical skills.
  • Ability to work without supervision and deliver projects effectively and on time.

If you are interested in applying for this role or require any further information, please contact Kim Polack on 01243 825511 or

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £28,000.00-£33,000.00 per year


  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free flu jabs
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking
  • Sick pay

Supplemental pay types:

  • Yearly bonus

COVID-19 considerations:
Covid-19 Risk Assessment in place and reviewed regularly.

Work Location: In person

Application deadline: 07/07/2023
Reference ID: DESIGN_JUN23

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