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As one of the world’s leading precision engineering companies, we’re always on the lookout for talent that can make us even stronger.


We’re based in the friendly market town of Welshpool on the England/Wales border. Less than one hour from Snowdonia National Park and the Shropshire Hills, Welshpool is surrounded by the picturesque Welsh countryside. With so many local activities and places to see, our team and their families never run out of things to do.


If you’re interested in becoming one of the team and developing your skills further in an enjoyable and challenging environment, please view the employment opportunities below.

Process Design and Development Engineer

Location: Welshpool, Powys, Mid Wales


Competitive salary, bonus and relocation assistance


Manufacturing high precision cold formed machined parts, Dawson Shanahan is a global supplier to the Automotive, Medical and Electrical Power Supply industries.


To meet the rapidly growing demands of our business we are looking to expand our Design and Production Engineering Support Departments.   


We require a qualified engineer to work within the Design and Production Departments. Your primary role will be to determine manufacturing feasibility and process design followed by supporting production to deliver process improvements.


You will be part of an expanding Engineering Department and will report directly to the Engineering Director.


It is unlikely you will be familiar with all of the manufacturing technology, however, we are confident a qualified engineer from a manufacturing background will be capable of rising to the challenge. We will offer full training and support to the right candidate.


You will have a proven track record and be qualified to an ONC minimum qualification or equivalent. Experience in cold forming and CNC machining techniques would be an advantage.


Please send your CV to: or by post to: HR, Dawson Shanahan (Wales) Ltd, Henfaes Lane, Welshpool, SY21 7BE

Apprentices, university placement students and graduate interns

Location: Welshpool, Powys, Mid Wales


Dawson Shanahan offers apprentices, university placement students and graduate interns opportunities throughout the year to gain valuable hands-on experience in an engineering environment.


With a variety of tasks and responsibilities you can expect to be involved in activities that directly contribute to the success of the team. An industrial placement will also help you develop a better understanding of the day-to-day workings and processes of a busy engineering company.


Previous experience in an engineering environment is not necessary. Training and support will be provided. 


Please send a cover letter and your CV to: or by post to: HR, Dawson Shanahan (Wales) Ltd, Henfaes Lane, Welshpool, SY21 7BE

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We are committed to the principle of equality of opportunity in the workplace and oppose all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination. As such, all candidates are treated equally in both the recruitment process and in the workplace.

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