Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Details

Mechanical Design Engineer

Our highly successful client is looking to recruit a Mechanical Design Engineer to join our Research and Development team to design and develop magnetic measuring instruments used in a wide range of environments.

The Role

Reporting to the Research and Development Manager the role involves:

Main Duties

  • Be responsible for the entire mechanical design cycle of new products from initial concept through to Production release
  • Design components for machining, 3D printing and sheet metal forming
  • Generation of 2D/3D technical drawings, BOMs and instruction manuals
  • Interfacing with customers and suppliers
  • Identify product and project risks
  • Use of ERP system to generate part numbers
  • Other duties as requested by R&D Manager or Director of the Company


  • 2D & 3D CAD Modelling using Solid Edge design tools
  • Knowledge of manufacturing techniques such as machining, 3D printing and sheet metal forming
  • Skilled in technical drawing
  • Understanding of revision control of documentation
  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal
  • Be computer literate with good typing skills
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office software


  • Design of Electro-mechanical assemblies
  • FEA using software such as ANSYS


  • BSc or higher degree in appropriate science or engineering discipline

Salary £25,000

This position is permanent, full-time, 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday