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Technical Design Engineer

Rugby, Warwickshire
Job Type
9 Sep 2022

Interested in being a Technical Design Engineer? Want to join a quickly growing team? How about work for a business that's backed by private equity and is looking to dominate the Plumbing and Heating market?

If so, City Plumbing is recruiting for a Technical Design Engineer.

As our Technical Design Engineer, you'll be involved with designing the Energy Efficiency heating packages for our customers to help us grow, deliver sales and exceed customer expectations in our dynamic Energy Efficiency team.

Interested? Read on to learn more about our latest Technical Design Engineer role!

The Role:

The world is changing fast and we need to be at the forefront of that change, this is due to Government Legislation and market drivers.

As one of the market leading merchants in the UK, we're looking at developing our Technical Design Engineering team to be ahead of market trends. You'll be joining a Technical Design Engineering team with an ambitious mindsets and an empowering culture.

Fundamentally you'll be assisting with our customers to design suited heating packages utilising renewable technologies.

You'll be assisting the whole way through the customer journey to ensure that their needs and wants are met. You will also be responsible for working on large tender contract enquiries assisting our Contract Estimating Manager.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the detailed development of designs to include renewable equipment selection & specification in line with MCS standards, current building regulation standards.

  • Design & develop bespoke packages using 2D/3D AutoCAD.

  • Build relationships and drive core customer interaction.

  • Working closely with CPS Energy Efficiency external sales team as well as the wider businesses' internal & external sales teams.

  • Partner with suppliers to be aware of new trends and products, this is an ever evolving market.

  • Working through large tender enquiries for renewable products, assisting our Contract Estimating Manager.

This is a hybrid-based role working out of our office three days a week.

You should be based in the UK and our Head Office is based in Crick, Northamptonshire.

This means you could be based in Banbury, Bedford, Birmingham, Cambridge, Corby, Coventry, Hinckley, Hitchin, Huntingdon, Kettering, Leamington Spa, Leicester, Leamington Spa, Loughborough, Lutterworth, Luton, Market Harborough, Milton Keynes, Nottingham, Northampton, Nuneaton, Oundle, Oxford, Peterborough, Rugby, Rushden, Stevenage, Tamworth, Welwyn Garden City, Worcester, as well as Crick itself.


You'll live and breathe our customer-first ethos, with a Technical and proactive approach to Design Engineering. You'll enjoy working collaboratively with the wider Technical Design team and you'll be committed to acting with integrity and honesty in everything you do.

Required skills and competencies:

  • An awareness / understanding of using AutoCAD systems.

  • A basic understanding of building / plumbing and heating services.

  • Able to build relationships and adhere to best practices across customer service.

  • An understanding or awareness around Government Renewable Incentive Schemes.

  • Team player who is keen to learn and develop new skills.

It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: Builders Merchants, Building Products, Construction, Design Engineer, EE Design Engineer, Energy Efficiency, Mechanical Design Engineer, Renewable Design Engineer, Renewable Energy, Technical Design Engineer.


From boilers to bathroom suites, tubing to towel rails and everything in between, City Plumbing has all the products our customers need to complete the job. And we have all you need to build a successful career!

We're proud of our reputation for selling quality plumbing and heating products to both trade and retail customers and we're super excited about our future. We put our colleagues at the heart of all we do, giving them all the tools they need to be successful, happy and feel rewarded in their career with us.

Benefits Package and Cultural Environment:

  • Discounts, savings and cash back at numerous retailers

  • Savings on driving lessons, phone bills, gym memberships as well as further benefits

  • Life assurance

  • Bonus

  • Extended family policy including maternity, paternity, additional annual leave and more

  • Mental Health First Aiders and Employee Assistance Programme, let's be there for each other

  • Complete induction and a company that lets you grow and encourages development

  • Financial education and loans

  • Flexible working options

  • Striving to create an environment of inclusion so everyone can be their true self

  • And more!

We're passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that celebrates and values diversity. Bring your whole self to work regardless of age, disability, gender identity or reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, r
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  • Job Reference: 708036003-2
  • Date Posted: 9 September 2022
  • Recruiter: CITY PLUMBING
  • Location: Rugby, Warwickshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent