Mechanical Design Engineer

3 days left

Ideal Personnel and Recruitment Solutions
Milton Keynes
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client has a vacancy for a Mechanical Design Engineer to support the Design team in creating cost effective design solutions for specific customer requests promptly and accurately. In addition you will ensure that special products cost calculations are accurate and consistently in line with current commercial policy and be actively involved in the management of controlled drawings.

You will create 3D models of standard component parts.

The Role

  • To produce Engineering manufacturing drawings from design layout and general assembly drawings promptly and accurately.

  • Provide time estimates and schedules and ensuring timely completion of projects.

  • Preparation of supporting production documentation including the following: Customer/assembly/manufacturing drawings, bills of materials and assembly procedures.

  • Prepare cost and machining time estimations for component parts and assemblies.

  • Provide support for production and manufacturing.

  • Participation on other Engineering projects with supervision from Engineer/Designer.


  • Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship (Preferred)
  • HNC/ONC in Mechanical and Production Engineering (Preferred)

  • 2D CAD drafting experience (AUTOCAD preferred)

  • 3D CAD experience (solid works preferred)

  • Excellent spoken and written English communication skills

  • PC skills: minimum MS Word and Excel.

  • Experience of working in a design environment

  • Ability to create manufacturing drawings from design layouts

  • Knowledge or experience of machining techniques

  • Ability to work as part of a multicultural team

  • Ability to travel within Europe at short notice

It is desirable to have experience of geometric tolerances and dimensioning and knowledge of manufacturing components using milling machine and lathe machine tools.

Due to the large number of responses we receive it is not always possible to respond to every application. We will only contact those candidates short-listed for this role. If you have not heard from us within 7 days please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. If you wish to apply for further roles please do so. We will retain your details on file and contact you should a suitable vacancy become available.