Calder Ltd is a specialist designer and manufacturer of bespoke high pressure pumping equipment based in Worcester. We supply to a wide range of industries from automotive (BMW, Honda, Toyota, and Land Rover) to offshore oil and gas (BP, Total, Shell, Statoil, Maersk and Talisman). Our focus is at the high end of the market where our 36-year history and reputation for quality and reliability has established us as the market leader. Typical project values range from £50,000 up to £5 million.


Design Engineer (one position) and Senior Design Engineer (one position)

Permanent position with benefits of pension scheme, life assurance and income protection scheme.

We are a leading manufacturer of high and ultra high pressure packaged engineered solutions.

We design, manufacture, install and service cost-effective and environmentally responsible pumping solutions for safe and hazardous areas. Established in 1981, our experience in building robust pump packages for the toughest onshore and offshore process and waterjet pumping applications is significant.

Our success is founded on uncompromising quality and the incorporation of the very latest technologies into packaged solutions to operate reliably in the most demanding environments.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a progressive company with extensive international markets.

The Job
Reporting to the Engineering Project Manager you will be responsible for detailed equipment design & specification.
You should have knowledge and experience of structural and capital equipment diesel driven and electric driven system design. Experience of quality systems & safe design practice is also required. You must be proficient in using Solid Edge or Solid Works 3D. Experience in the design of hazardous area equipment would be a distinct advantage.

Design Engineer and Senior Design Engineer Requirements:

• a sound mechanical engineering background
• worked on the design of skid mounted equipment and enclosures for offshore use
• experience of diesel (and electric a bonus) driven rotating equipment
• experience of the offshore and international oil and gas industry
• experience of high (and ultra high) pressure water pumps, pumping and pipework (plunger type pumps)
• used to working with highly specified design projects
• proficient with 3D CAD (preferably Solidedge or Solidworks)
• will be expected to reside within a reasonable commuting distance from Worcester office.

In all cases starting salary will be dependant on your experience which must be supported by recognised academic qualifications.

Further details and a full job description can be viewed here.

To apply email your CV to or post your CV direct to:
Human Resources, Calder Ltd, Prescott Drive, Warndon, Worcester, WR4 9NE.
Tel: 01905 759090

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When applying for any of the above vacancies please state your salary expectations.

Future Vacancies.

With benefits of pension scheme and life assurance

Company growth means that we are constantly looking to add to our Worcester based team of Engineering specialists and welcome your interest in the Company. Our Engineering team comprises Project Managers & Engineers, Design Engineers, Draughtsman and Fitters. At the moment we are particularly interested in hearing from persons with a sound mechanical / electrical engineering background and who have additionally gained experience in one or more of the following fields:

  • The offshore oil and gas industry;
  • Hazardous area working and regulations;
  • High and ultra high pressure water pumping systems;
  • Project management of bespoke capital equipment design and build;
  • Capital equipment engineering design;

So if you feel you can "tick the boxes" and would be interested in joining our team we would be very pleased to hear from you. Please forward your CV, in confidence, to and we will let you know when any suitable positions arise.

Calder is an equal opportunity employer. Calder is recognised as an Investor in People.
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