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Hydraulic CAD and Production Engineer

Branch Hydraulic Systems 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 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 CAD/PE Engineer role will cover several tasks centred around producing electro-hydraulic power units. This will include the detailed design of hydraulic systems using Autodesk Inventor including the design of fabrications/reservoirs, hydraulic manifolds and overall assembly drawings, then managing them through production to delivery.

The successful candidate for the CAD / Production Engineer role will have the following skills and abilities:

  • Able to design using Autodesk Inventor
  • Produce/modify hydraulic circuit diagrams using AutoCAD
  • Able to support electrical work on hydraulic systems
  • Ideally with some hydraulic experience
  • Competent engineer capable of working on their own initiative as part of a team with interaction with workshop, 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.

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

If you are interested, we want to hear from you, please email your CV to vacancies@grouphes.com. 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