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Hydraulic Applications Engineer - Gloucester

Group HES specialises in the design and manufacture of critical and complex fluid power (hydraulic) systems, generally for bespoke machinery in an extremely diverse range of industries, for example, aerospace, motor racing, off-highway equipment and test rigs.

We are looking for an experienced Applications Engineer to join our growing team in Gloucester, in fact, Group HES was just named as one of Gloucestershire's 25 fastest growing businesses, despite being founded over 50 years ago!

The Applications Engineer role will cover several front-end tasks, from initial customer proposals and quotations, through to circuit design and component specification, with oversite of the detail design, production and testing, with, on occasion, on-site commissioning.

The successful candidate for the Applications Engineer role will have the following skills and abilities:

  • Able to design, specify and cost hydraulic control systems
  • Produce/modify hydraulic circuit diagrams using AutoCAD
  • Able to support electrical work on hydraulic systems
  • Ideally experienced in hydraulic system design
  • Experienced and qualified engineer capable of working on their own initiative as part of a team with interaction with customers and suppliers.


The position will preferably be based out of the Innsworth head office, with some travel to customers' sites required, with the use of company vehicles, although potentially it could be based in one of our other offices across the country.

Salary is competitive but will depend on your experience and is therefore negotiable.

If you are interested, we want to hear from you. Please email vacancies@grouphes.com with your C.V and also please include a cover letter when you apply, highlighting why you would be a good candidate and if you are not based in Gloucester, your willingness to relocate.

Job Type: Full-time