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Principal Civil / Structural Engineer – Exports & Capital Sales – Ashton-in-Makerfield

An exciting new opportunity exists for an ambitious Principal Civil/Structural Engineer to join our Exports & Capital Sales team based at Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan. Temporary Works Manufacture and Design is a high-profile area of expertise within the Construction Industry, the role would be ideal for a Senior Civil/Structural Engineer looking for a change in direction.

The successful candidate will be working within a busy Exports and Capital Sales Department utilising state of the art software and systems. You will be provided with comprehensive product training and be expected to take on a high level of responsibility very quickly, liaising with customers, colleagues and operational teams, taking full technical responsibility for all your projects.

You will be responsible for actively seeking new work overseas, supporting the Capital Sales team on delivering all projects both within the UK and Overseas.

Regular travel to overseas & UK destinations to meet and liaise with current/new clients will be required. Following your training you will be expected to provide cost effective solutions on Major Projects on a global basis.
As required, you will assist with selected large schemes and sales initiatives in the UK, liaising with Manufacturing, Design, R&D and Operations.

MGF is a rapidly expanding, market leader in the design, manufacture, hire and sale of proprietary excavation support systems to the Construction Industry worldwide. Established in 1981, MGF employ over 340 staff at 10 locations nationwide. We are respected for our innovative thinking, and client focussed approach to delivery of projects.

MGF have a 35 strong technical team providing temporary works design and consultancy, product design and development, site quality checks, site monitoring, major projects tendering services and technical sales support to the business. Operating to strict ISO 9001 Quality Systems, MGF are acknowledged experts in Temporary Works, Modular Manufacture, Geotechnics and Structural Steelwork design, providing state of the art solutions to meet the most demanding health and safety requirements of the Construction Industry.

We have been actively exporting our products and services internationally for many years and we pride ourselves on treating each customer with exceptional customer service and expertise; ensuring we design, create and supply excavation solutions that fully encompass our customers’ requirements.

The ideal candidate should be a Chartered Civil/Structural Design Engineer with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience, who should be able to demonstrate an excellent grasp of structures and management skills. Experience of temporary works design and working overseas would be preferred but is not essential, as would a working knowledge of Master Series, CADS Piled Wall Suite and WALLAP.

A competitive salary package including company car is available for the right candidate. In the first instance please apply to:- Kim Dewhurst, MGF Ltd., Grant House, Lockett Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan or e-mail:

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of society.

All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

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