Mechanical Design Engineer




Design Engineers


£35,000 to £40,000 Per Annum


Bristol / Avon

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Mechanical Design Engineer – Avon/Somerset - £35,000 pa to £40,000 pa depending on experience 

A leading business within the design, manufacture and integration of Process Automation and Robotics, providing full project management support to the Food Manufacturing and FMCG industries. Due to continuing growth, an exciting new role has been created for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join the team. 

The individual appointed will use their competence with SolidWorks to design and develop bespoke automation equipment from concept through to installation. This will cover Full Machine Design, Component Design, Assembly Design, Sub Assembly Design, Tooling, Jigs, Fixtures. The Mechanical Design Engineer will perform Design Calculations, BOM Preparation, FEA, Detail Design Drawing (3D), and lead the Installation and Commissioning of approved designs.  

The Mechanical Design Engineer will be involved with Site Surveys and establishing Feasibility of Automation projects, maintain project documentation, produce and verify design calculations used in robotic software, and ensure designs meet standards and regulations including CE Mark and Machine Directions. 

We are keen to hear from a Mechanical Design Engineer with a particular affinity for Automation and Robotics. Perhaps an individual experienced at working for smaller companies and wearing ‘many hats’ around design and project management. Design projects will typically involve Conveyors, Material Handling, Palletising and Robots systems from single gripper robots to full robot cells and integrated industrial robots. 

This role would suit an experienced individual with a minimum of 4+ years Mechanical Design and Development experience in bespoke machinery, automation or related technologically advanced equipment. A high level of competence with SolidWorks is expected. This is a Permanent vacancy with an Immediate start. Ref 3126