Mechanical Design Engineer




Design Engineers


£35,000 to £40,000 Per Annum


upto £40K pa + Benefits


Blackburn, Lancashire

Contract Type:


Mechanical Design Engineer – Permanent position.

  • SolidWorks experience is essential.
  • Designing special purpose machinery.
  • Office based in Blackburn.
  • 1pm Finish on Friday’s

About the company:

A dynamic and rapidly growing engineering business located in Blackburn. The company specialises in the design, in-house manufacturing, and selling of capital equipment that serves a diverse range of industries around the world.  Their commitment to innovation and product quality has established them as a trusted partner to customers looking for turnkey engineering solutions.

Responsibilities for the Mechanical Design Engineer:

  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to develop cutting-edge machinery solutions.
  • Utilising your expertise in SolidWorks to create detailed 3D models and 2D drawings.
  • Production of sheet metal designs and detailed assembly drawings
  • Conducting feasibility studies and prototyping to ensure design concepts are viable.
  • Preparing machinery documentation and manuals
  • Producing Bill of Materials (BOM’s)
  • Ensuring designs meet performance, safety, and regulatory standards.
  • Participating in design reviews and providing technical support to manufacturing and assembly teams.

The equipment is designed and manufactured on-site in Blackburn, so you will witness your machinery designs being built first-hand and take part in internal projects aimed at improving existing designs and manufacturing processes.

To be considered for this role, you should possess the following skills and experiences:

  • Proven experience in mechanical design and engineering.
  • Proficiency in SolidWorks is essential.
  • Good knowledge of mechanical, sheet metal and fabrication processes
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork abilities.
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to delivering high-quality work.

What’s on Offer:

  • A basic salary between £35,000 to £40,000 pa (salary level dependent on experience)
  • Opportunity to work in a dynamic and collaborative environment.
  • Exposure to challenging and rewarding engineering projects.