Mechanical Design Engineer




Design Engineers


£34,000 to £38,000 Per Annum



Contract Type:


Mechanical Design Engineer
To meet strong customer demand, a British Engineering Firm is expanding their design team with the appointment of a new Mechanical Design Engineer.
With nearly 60 years’ experience and sales exceeding £10M, this profitable company designs and manufactures bespoke equipment for the Food Industry.
They are leading innovators within their field, ensuring a substantial percentage of their profits are reinvested in R&D and training.  Combine this with strategic partnerships with other Food Machinery suppliers and a global network of distributors, the company is well placed for future growth across domestic and export markets.
About the Role:

  • Designing special-purpose machinery from concept to completion.
  • The production of 3D CAD Design & Models.
  • Creating detailed machine and tooling design drawings.
  • New product design, development & testing.
  • Preparing Bill of Materials (BOM’s).
  • Liaising with Sales, Projects, and Manufacturing teams to ensure designs meet expectations.
  • Customer visits to complete site surveys and support project meetings.
  • Compliance of design to CE legislations.

About the Person:

  • 3D CAD experience is essential.
  • Experience in the design of equipment with movable part for the manufacturing industry.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Understanding of Pneumatic components.
  • Good appreciation of electrical systems and components within designs.
  • Good understanding of manufacturing & fabrication principles.
  • Works well within a Team Environment.
  • Holds recognised qualifications in Mechanical Engineering or a relevant Design course.

Salary & Benefits:

  • Basic salary between £34,000 to £38,000 pa (dependant on experience)
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Company Pension
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Various other employee benefits