Mechanical Design Engineer

Brewster Pratap
£30k - £40k pa
09 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


Calibrate Engineering Recruitment (part of the Brewster Pratap Group) are working with a Sheffield Manufacturing business as they recruit for a Mechanical Design Engineer.


Mechanical Engineer to support the existing product portfolio of Flow, Pressure and Temperature sensing and instrumentation products. The successful candidate will be a team player, comfortable working in a multi-disciplinary environment as part of a small team. This will include working closely with the Sales and Operations teams to support ongoing business for existing products, including variants and customer specials.

Job Purpose & Role

Working independently and proactively within a multidisciplinary team as the local product and technology engineering authority for existing products, the role includes:

  • Leading value add Engineering projects and Mechanical aspects of NPI projects.
  • Support Operations with current product design activities such as drawing updates, reviewing manufacturing methods and ensuring product documentation is kept up to date.
  • Provide a high level of support to the Sales team and Customers in engineering aspects of bespoke product variants.
  • Provide high quality technical reports supported by simulations and/or lab tests.
  • Support Process Engineering team design improvements and jigs/fixtures to provide yield, process or quality improvements for new and existing products.
  • Ensure all Company procedures are adhered to - especially EHS and Quality requirements.
  • Establish good working relationships with engineers throughout the Division.
  • Liaise with both customers and suppliers as required.


  • University degree in mechanical engineering or mechatronics.
  • Appreciation of electronics.
  • Experience in Industrial segment.
  • Understanding of the design process, DFM techniques, and lean manufacturing.
  • Fluent English.
  • Experience with Flow, Pressure and Temperature sensors or mechatronics systems preferred.
  • Confident to 'stand-alone' whilst receptive to new concepts and designs.
  • Proactive and creative with the ability to provide new solutions/ideas and with a genuine interest in technology development.
  • Good communication skills and good customer influence/interaction.
  • Strong organisational, multi-tasking and time-management skills.
  • Experience of Project Management is desirable.
  • International mind-set, able to co-operate with international engineering teams both on company and customer side.
  • Experience with SAGE system would be an advantage, but not required.
  • Ideally 3+ years' experience of using Solidworks. Any FEA/Simulation experience would be advantageous.


25 days holiday + stats


Life Assurance

Opportunity to progress within the business

Calibrate Engineering Recruitment is a division of the Brewster Pratap Recruitment Group focusing on the recruitment of talent in engineering, technical and operations jobs in South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, East Yorkshire, North Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire. If you are interested in discussing this job in more detail or any other aspect of accountancy and finance recruitment we would really like to hear from you. Please visit our website at ************************ for more information on engineering Jobs, engineering recruitment, manufacturing Jobs or manufacturing Recruitment.

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