Glasgow – Flexible location


Competitive, plus excellent benefits package


39 hours per week, Monday to Thursday 08:30 to 17.00, Friday 08:30 to 16.00

About Star Refrigeration

Star Refrigeration is the UK’s largest independent industrial refrigeration engineering company, founded in 1970, working with customers from design to commissioning and maintenance, supported by a nationwide branch structure. The company is comprised of six business units and currently has around 400 employees throughout the group. We are an Investors in People Platinum accredited employer and recognise the important role our employees play in our success which is why they are at the heart of everything we do. We aim to support and encourage our employees to pursue their interests and provide development opportunities to ensure they have rewarding and fulfilling careers.

The Role

We are looking to recruit a Draughtsperson to join our experienced Design department, working in a fast paced environment where the successful candidate will work as part of the team ensuring our reputation of high quality is upheld.  The Design team are based in Glasgow, although remote working arrangement/locations will be considered.
The successful candidate will report to the Design Manager and will be primarily responsible for preparing design drawings and documentation in accordance with company standards and procedures.


Key duties include a range of responsibilities which will include, but not be limited to the following;
  • Prepare design documentation in accordance with company standards and procedures, including 2D and 3D engineering drawings e.g. Diagram of Connections (P&ID), package unit arrangements, pressure vessels, detailed site pipework layouts etc
  • Liaise with internal and external design teams, suppliers, and Star factory
  • Compile and collate parts lists, and material take-offs
  • Ensure best practice in design solutions
  • Timely production of error free design documentation

The Candidate

The role is suited to an individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment with good problem solving skills

Key skills and experience

  • Qualifications – HND or above in a relevant engineering discipline
  • Experience – at least 4 years’ experience of using AutoDESK Inventor
  • Software experience – must have used AutoDESK Inventor 2020 or newer.

An excellent remuneration package is available including:

  • Annual leave: 35 days inclusive of bank holidays
  • Pension: 8% non-contributory pension with option to make additional voluntary contributions with company top up based on the level of AVC’s
  • Twice yearly salary reviews with reference to RPI
  • Professional Development: biannual reviews on development to encourage career growth
  • Private Medical insurance available after 6 months of employment with additional family option
  • Permanent Health Insurance: generous long term illness cover equal to 50% of salary with continuation of company pension contributions
  • Life Assurance: 6 x annual salary
  • Employee Assistance Programme: 24/7 phoneline offering practical support and access to counsellors
  • Star Share Ownership Plan: option to become a company shareholder through pre-tax saving scheme
  • Cycle to Work and Electric Vehicle Leasing salary sacrifice schemes
  • Annual company profitability bonus
  • Employee Milestone bonus, including increased holiday entitlement

Application process

  • Respond to this advert with a current CV and cover letter.
  • A selection of candidates will be shortlisted for interview where a suitable time and date will be organised.
  • We regret that due to the high volume of applications we are unable to acknowledge every application.
  • First stage interviews may be carried out remotely, via video call prior to a face to face interview.
  • The successful candidate will be notified and a start date agreed.

Contact email

Closing date

29th April 2024