Mechanical Design Engineer




Design Engineers


£33,000 to £38,000 Per Annum


Blackburn, Lancashire

Contract Type:


Mechanical Design Engineer

Due to unprecedented growth, this innovative engineering firm is expanding it's engineering design team further with the appointment of a new Mechanical Design Engineer with 3D CAD skills.  Over the past 2 years, FoodEng have recruited several Design Engineers for this business, all of whom are still with the company and very much enjoying their positions.

Working in a modern open plan office, you will join a friendly and energetic team of engineers responsible for the create detailed designs of bespoke and special purpose machinery for the Food Manufacturing Industry.

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.

Typical duties for the Mechanical Design Engineer will include:

  • Creating 2D Drawings and 3D Models of high-value capital equipment
  • Production of sheet metal designs and detailed assembly drawings
  • Preparing machinery documentation and manuals
  • Producing Bill of Materials (BOM’s)
  • Develop, modify and improve existing drawings
  • Liaise directly with the Sales Team, Customers and third-party suppliers

Suitable applicants will hold the following skills and experience:

  • Proficient in the use of 3D CAD packages such as SolidWorks or Autodesk Inventor
  • Experienced in the design of machinery for a manufacturing sector
  • Good knowledge of mechanical, sheet metal and fabrication processes
  • Excellent attention to detail

Salary & Benefits:

  • Basic salary between £33,000 - £38,000 pa (dependent on experience)
  • 30 Days Holiday (including Bank Holidays)
  • Company Pension

Working Hours:

  • Monday to Thursday – 8am to 4.30pm
  • Friday’s – 8am to 1pm