Mechanical Design Engineer

Interaction Worthing
£28k - 36k per year
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Role: Mechanical Design Engineer

Salary: £35,000 DOE

My client are a leading manufacturer of specialist grinding machines, who due to expansion are currently seeking an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer who has a strong understanding of CAD packages, ideally Inventor.


Preparation of drawings and BOM’s for manufacture

Update old & new drawing formats on the CAD system database to standardise drawings

Improve and update existing designs to achieve the use of common components, improve quality and reduce assembly times

Design new products including grinding machines, sub-assemblies, fixtures, loading mechanisms and tooling

Design of gear systems, slide ways, machine bases, hydraulic and pneumatic systems

3D CAD Modelling and Draughting on Autodesk Inventor 2010 creating drawings of sheet metal fabricated metal components and castings

Produce design solutions that meet customer and internal requirements

Preparation of documentation for manufacture and assembly

Liaison with shop floor staff, design engineers, sales team and suppliers


A strong background in 3D Cad Design, FEA, geometric and dimensional tolerances

Experience in machine tools design

Experience in selecting motors, calculate inertia, torque

Experience with Autodesk Inventor and AutoCAD is essential

Relevant qualification i.e. HNC, HND or Degree in Mechanical Engineering

Ability to work in a demanding environment providing accurate and timely output to a high standard.

This role would suit an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer or a Junior Design Engineer looking to break into the industry - however salary will change dependant on experience.

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