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Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Location: Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England
  • Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 30 days ago

  • Sector: General Engineering & Manufacturing
  • Contact: Andrew Marchant
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 26 September 2021
  • Job Ref: BBBH329_1630053378

We are currently working with a client and recruiting for a Mechanical Design Engineer in the Chesterfield area

This is your chance to work for the UKs premier test engineering company who supply cutting-edge test and measurement solutions to some of the world's leading high-tech manufacturers. They are a friendly bunch who empower their employees to make a difference. Working with the existing team through the entire life cycle to create engineering solutions to technically challenging activities.

The successful candidate will be tasked with taking engineering requirements from customers and designing bespoke mechanical solutions that are able to be manufactured within time and cost constraints. The role will involve the creation of 3D models and drawing packs to allow the manufacturing team to bring to life your designs. This important role will provide an opportunity to produce and work on a wide range of bespoke products and test equipment. The role will also involve visits alongside their service and support team to customer sites to perform in-field test and repair activities. Candidates must have a history of success in similar roles, be self-motivated and have a passion for engineering and self-improvement.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Develop 3D/2D Drawings and documentation packs from high level requirements
  • Creation and management of BOMs
  • Creation of work instructions
  • Technical support to production team and suppliers
  • Component specification
  • Version control and part numbering
  • Design risk assessments and conformance

Key Requirements

  • Good working knowledge of SolidWorks software packages
  • Experience in working within an Industrial/Engineering environment is essential
  • To have an awareness / understanding of manufacturing processes
  • The ability to work on own initiative when required and contribute as a team player
  • A basic level of PC skills mainly Excel and Outlook
  • Experience in a similar role.
  • Ability to interpret customer requirements
  • Good communication skills.
  • Able to work as part of a multi skilled team.
  • Sociable style with good drive and dedication.

Non Essential (Desirable) Criteria

  • Test and automation background.
  • Previous experience of the aerospace and defence industry.
  • Proven track record of bespoke test equipment.
  • Experience of CE assessment

Other Benefits: Pension, Healthcare

Salary: £30K - £45K