Whilst a specific vacancy may not be advertised, we happily invite speculative applications. So if you have the relevant skills or the potential to learn them and enjoy working as part of a team then we'd really like to hear from you.

With over 150 employees there are many different roles within the company and we welcome applications from people with a range of experience and qualifications.

As an Investor in People we believe that our continued success relies upon attracting and retaining motivated and highly skilled employees and by doing the things that really matter for our customers and staff.

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Current Vacancies

There is currently 1 position available.

Design Engineer

Reference Number: LP115

Lee and Plumpton is an office furniture manufacturer. The company was established in 1974 and offers impeccable quality and service through our furniture. We offer a vast range of office furniture products, many of which are going through a period of re-development and design, so we now require an additional Design Engineer in our R&D department working with Autodesk Inventor.


Areas of Focus

  • Design products and action requests for modification to existing products including drawings, bills of materials and component specifications using Autodesk’s Inventor and Vault products.
  • Liaise with other departments on manufacturing capabilities, changes and sourcing of supplier parts and raw materials.
  • Ensure that all work is cost effective and suitable for production.
  • Keep abreast of current design innovations and styles together with relevant international standards.
  • Work to a design workflow, presentation styles and departmental procedures.
  • Work towards improving departmental systems.
  • Develop a thorough knowledge of Lee and Plumpton products and services.


Desired Skills and Experience

  • Broad knowledge of design, materials and construction techniques.
  • Broad knowledge of space planning and furniture layout.
  • Thorough knowledge and proficiency in the use of Autodesk Inventor and Vault software, working with a range of data from multiple sources to create part and assembly models and production drawings.
  • Detail oriented and extremely organised.
  • Ability to work well with Production, R&D, and internal sales staff.
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • Self motivated, energetic individual who enjoys a challenge.
  • Must have a high degree of integrity, credibility, energy and enthusiasm.


Required experience

  • 2+ years' experience with Autodesk Inventor, a sound working knowledge of design and be proficient in the following: AutoCAD, MS Office.



  • Competitive salary - depending on experience.
  • 23 Days holiday (plus national bank holidays)
  • Nest Pension and DIS.


To apply, email a copy of your CV to

Closing Date: Friday, 30 June 2017

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