Mechanical Design Engineer - Equipment/Machine Manufacturer

11 Feb 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer - Equipment/Machine Manufacturer

Type of Role: Permanent

Location: South Manchester

Base Salary: £35k - £45k depending upon experience

Benefits include:

- 25 Days+ 8 days bank holiday
- Health Plan
- Employer Pension Contribution Scheme
- Group Life Policy
- Group Income Protection Scheme
- Company sick pay
- Free Parking

Hours of Work:

- 08:00 - 16:45 Mon-Thu and 08:00 - Early finish on Friday


- The individual will be dynamic and motivated to become involved in the wider reaches of the design function in a small business.
- This role will initially be processing the standard product line through the design office. The role will involve ultimately becoming involved in new product development, sales support, production support, customer support etc.


- Small-Medium size business, manufacturer of equipment

Responsibility of the Role:

- Full Product Life Cycle Design including concept & complete design
- Acting as support to company`s existing product line both internally & at external client sites
- Design work completion, drawing creation and technical documentation
- Supplier liaison regarding cost
- The provision of technical support

Key Skills:

Candidates must have at least 2-3 of the following:

- Precision components/tolerances
- Design for manufacture/manufacturing processes pneumatics
- Motors and gearboxes
- Hydraulics
- Measurement/sensors
- Vision systems
- Practical workshop experience

Background of the person:

- Degree qualified in Mechanical/Mechatronic Engineering
- 5 years experience in a design engineering role working to fine tolerances

- Working understanding of electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems
- Effective knowledge of servomotor, stepper motor and gearbox selection
- Experienced in the use of Solidworks or other 3D CAD system
- Full UK driving license
- Flexibility with regards to UK Travel and International Travel to visit sites

Please contact Susannah

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