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We’re always on the look out for talented individuals to join the DOCAN team. Please see below our current open positions.

 
 
 

SENIOR ENGINEER

An exciting opportunity for a Senior Engineer to join DOCAN, undertaking a range of consultancy responsibilities around structural mechanics.

  • About DOCAN
    Growing Engineering Consultancy and Software Distributor in the NW of England, conveniently located close to Manchester. Working across a range of industries from Energy through to Manufacturing. Fast expanding business that has created an ideal environment to expand your role and take on further responsibilities to grow your career. Partnered with some leading software houses, have the ability to provide the latest technology to tackle challenging engineering problems.
  • The Senior Engineer will be responsible for:
    - Management of a range of mechanical engineering tasks including analysis and delivery of large-scale builds.

    - Management of junior engineers and structured team

    - Creating technical reports and providing expert knowledge for engineering support

    - Designing through the use of classic empirical & numerical methods for a variety of different systems and industries

    - Working closely with multi-disciplines teams to deliver on projects

    - Performing simulation analysis using a variety of CAE tools (CAD/FEA/CFD), primarily non-linear

    - Leading development of specialist computer programming/coding

    - Liaising with the client to establish and clarify their requirements and ensure that these are fulfilled

    - Maintaining quality of project deliverables, while ensuring project is delivered on time and within budget

    - Adding innovative thinking at design review stages along with the production of documentation to aid design, tender and procurement of a wide range of mechanical equipment

    - Site based surveys, As Built exercises, and constructability reviews
  • Experience required
    - Ideally 5+ years of experience in a similar mechanical engineering role, focussing on structural mechanics and stress applications

    - A high-level understanding of solid mechanics principles, strength of materials, manual calculation methods, and numerical modelling (FEA).

    - High competency in using computer aided engineering (i.e., CAD, FEA, CFD, etc.).

    - Management of junior staff

    - Chartered or working towards Chartership

    - Proven experience in the application of design by rule and design by analysis

    - Experience in computer programming/coding would be useful.
  • What we offer:
    - Competitive salary and benefits - circa 50k.

    - A relaxed and friendly working environment.

    - The opportunity to work on advanced engineering projects across a range of industries and engineering disciplines, including new & emerging renewable energy technologies as well as established industries.

    - A role which encourages engineers to express their entrepreneurial side with the opportunity to encompass your own ideas within the business, as part of the business development process.
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MECHANICAL ENGINEER

An opportunity to progress your career as a Mechanical Engineer working in a multi-disciplinary engineering business.

  • About DOCAN
    Growing Engineering Consultancy and Software Distributor in the NW of England, conveniently located close to Manchester. Working across a range of industries from Energy through to Manufacturing. Fast expanding business that has created an ideal environment to expand your role and take on further responsibilities to grow your career. Partnered with some leading software houses, have the ability to provide the latest technology to tackle challenging engineering problems.
  • Key Responsibilities:
    - Management of a range of mechanical engineering tasks from simple analysis through to large-scale builds

    - Development of CAD models for design and analysis for parts, assemblies and drawings using Solidworks and other CAD/CAE tools

    - Performing simulation analysis using a wide variety of CAE tools for FEA/CFD.

    - Creating coherent technical reporting, providing supporting on projects, reporting into a Senior Engineer.

    - Adding innovative thinking at design review stages along with the production of documentation to aid design, tender and procurement of a wide range of mechanical equipment

    - Interacting within a multi-disciplined team offer technical input

    - Liaising with the client to establish and clarify their requirements and ensure that these are fulfilled

    - Maintaining quality of project deliverables, while ensuring project is delivered on time and within budget
  • The successful applicant the role will have:
    - A strong academic record with a BEng/BSc in a STEM discipline

    - Previous experience in a similar engineering (1-2 years)

    - A good understanding of structural mechanics, heat transfer, fluid dynamics, mathematical modelling, and machines

    - Experience of using CAD tools such as Solidworks for modelling

    - Computer programming/coding, any knowledge of scripting languages will be highly preferred.

    - An interest in new technology and desire to learn new skills
  • What we offer:
    - Competitive salary and benefits circa 30k, with the opportunity to develop into a Senior Engineer role.

    - Excellent opportunity to get training from industry experts in various areas of Mechanical

    - The opportunity to work on advanced engineering projects across a range of industries and engineering disciplines, including new & emerging renewable energy technologies as well as established industries.

    - A relaxed and friendly working environment.

    - Engineering technology, and to become a leader of the future.
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GRADUATE MECHANICAL ENGINEER

Please note candidates must be eligible to work in UK.

To apply for the position please send your cv and cover note to info@docanco.com
  • Training and future experience
    Excellent opportunity to get training from industry experts in various areas of Mechanical Engineering technology, and to become a leader of the future.

    The Graduate Engineer shall initially work as a team member, but as experience is gained, further responsibilities shall be given and will mirror that of an Engineer/Senior Engineer as and when applicable.

    The graduate engineer shall be assigned tasks – which could be in any form of engineering and will predominantly take advantage of the graduate’s skill, experience and education. This could be to go on site/offshore and survey equipment using laser scanning, or development of some form of mathematical model, or CAD drawing for instance. The range of work could be massive. Training where required shall be given in these areas, either on the job, or through external courses.
  • Typical Engineer/Senior Engineer responsibilities to aim for, following a period of development, experience and learnings are
    - The management and overall responsibility for the mechanical engineering tasks – from simple analysis, all the way to delivery of a large-scale build and everything in between

    - Providing the technical team with reliable technical and engineering support

    - Interacting within a multi-disciplined team offer technical input

    - Liaising with the client to establish and clarify their requirements and ensure that these are fulfilled

    - Maintaining quality of project deliverables, while ensuring project is delivered on time and within budget

    - Adding innovative thinking at design review stages along with the production of documentation to aid design, tender and procurement of a wide range of mechanical equipment

    - Site based surveys, As Built exercises and constructability reviews

    - Ensuring, as far as practically possible, that all assigned work is carried out in compliance with agreed budget and schedule

    - Commitment to and promotion of company’s values and ensuring the realisation of company and project health, safety, environmental, quality and ethics, systems, policies and procedures.
  • Education Required
    - BEng/BSc. or higher degree in a STEM discipline

    - Any apprenticeship training would be beneficial but is not mandatory
  • Skills and Experience Required
    - Ideally some practical engineering experience either gained through an apprenticeship, extracurricular activities, or similar

    - Some experience of computer aided engineering (i.e. CAD, FEA, CFD, etc.)

    - Experience of creating coherent technical reports – possibly shown via final year project
  • The following would be advantageous
    - A good understanding of structural mechanics, heat transfer, fluid dynamics, mathematical modelling and machines

    - Computer programming/coding

    - Creation and understanding of CAD modelling for parts, assemblies and drawings, ideally with Solidworks

    - An interest in new technology

    - A strong academic record
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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT ROLE

An exciting opportunity to join the growing Engineering sector in a rewarding Business Development (BD) & Sales Support Engineer (S1) role that is built for fast progression and growth.

In an easily accessible location in the South Manchester area, with brand new offices to boot. Opportunity for great exposure working in a fast-paced sales and engineering team Joining a reputable and established organisation that is primed to grow nationally and internationally.

Please note candidates must be eligible to work in UK.
To apply for the position please send your cv and cover note to info@docanco.com
  • About DOCAN
    DOCAN is a dynamic and growing Engineering Consultancy and CAE Software Distribution company with a proven history of delivering on large projects working with a diverse customer base globally. We are looking for a Business Development (BD) & Sales Engineer to support growth in the software distribution and engineering consultancy divisions of the company. In an easily commutable location in Northwich (South Manchester), this role is ideal for anyone located locally or in the Greater Cheshire area.

    The role of the BD & Sales Support Engineer will be primarily to assist in the sales of technical products and services and will work within both the software distribution and engineering consultancy divisions of the business. This is an executive level position (S1) with the scope to grow and develop within the company, with the potential to lead sub-teams in the future.

    This is an ideal position for a candidate with a STEM based education with a focus on business, who wishes to pursue a commercial/business development role in industry.
  • The Key Responsibilities will be:
    - Software Distribution

    - Identify new business opportunities through lead generation and where the client can benefit from up selling and cross selling.

    - Follow up with leads generated.

    - Make outbound calls to customers using a mixture of warm and cold leads.

    - Development of long-term relationships with our clients.

    - Administer sales activities such as booking sales appointments, consultation meetings, updating Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system, etc.

    - Organizing and attending trade shows, exhibitions, webinars (travel within UK and abroad).

    - Provide software technical support.

    - Define & justify the requirement and features ofsoftware and technology demonstration models to advertise software capabilities and performance.

    - Social media updates/admin.

    - Consultancy Business Development.

    - Support business development activities and identify new business opportunities through lead generation.

    - Build marketing material including flyers, brochures, and online postings to be used to advertise the consulting business and build revenue.

    - Define & justify the requirement and features of demonstration models and case studies to advertise the consulting business’ skills and capabilities.
  • The successful candidate for the role will:
    - Be a recent graduate with a STEM related degree, including a strong element of Business Studies, and/or marketing, business development and Sales.

    - A desire to develop a career in Sales and progress within DOCAN.

    - Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to communicate at a multitude of levels.

    - Be well organised and meticulous in nature.

    - Strong IT skills, with experience of using Salesforce, Microsoft Teams preferred.

    - Possess an ability to build relationships internally and externally with stakeholders.
  • What we offer:
    - Unmatched commission structure.

    - Fantastic training and development.

    - Tracked career progression with regular reviews of performance.

    - Competitive salary package.
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