Mechanical Design Engineer

Whale Tankers
£28,000.00 - £32,000.00 Per Annum
01 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer

Location: B91 2SU, Solihull

Salary: £28,000 - £32,000

Term: 39.5 Hours per Week

The Company:

Since 1969 the team at this company have been serving its customers in the waste tanker market, and are now one of the largest manufacturers of liquid waste tankers and jetting equipment in Europe. Through customer interaction, feedback and design innovation the company have ensured that its brand stands for durability, reliability and ease of maintenance, leading to high residual values on its vehicles.

Our client offers a full range of products to meet all your needs, from standard vacuum tankers through to complex water recycling and deep-lift applications.

Job Description:

  • The Mechanical Design Engineer will be working in a design / development team you will be overseeing projects from concept to completion
  • Maintaining bills of materials
  • The role is varied and will involve talking with clients and suppliers
  • You will be liaising with the workshop in order to ensure smooth and successful running of the project
  • You will receive continuous on the job specialist training to ensure your technical development
  • Any other ad hoc duties as required

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of castings, general engineering principles and manufacturing methods is essential
  • The Mechanical Design Engineer will require an understanding of pneumatics, hydraulics and electrics is an advantage
  • Experience using 3D and 2D CAD is essential
  • Experience using Solid Works is an advantage
  • HNC / Degree in Engineering qualification would be an advantage
  • A background in commercial vehicle design would be an advantage
  • Attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Flexibility
  • Highly organised
  • Conscientious
  • Able to multi task and prioritise work
  • Able to work under pressure


  • Company Pension Scheme
  • BUPA
  • Comprehensive bonus structure
  • Opportunity to join share ownership scheme

How to Apply

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