Mechanical Design Engineer

MSS People
12 Mar 2018
15 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
MSS People are working with a well known manufacturing company based in County Durham. They require Mechanical Design Engineers to join their team.

Main Purpose of the Job:

Support the development of strategic Product Roads working within a team creating innovative solutions for new product
To drive new product designs from concept through to production within demanding timescales achieving performance and reliability targets


• Understand customer needs, translating those into innovative engineering solutions
• Work closely within multi-disciplined teams to ensure customer requirements are achieved and projects are delivered on time, cost and quality
• Develop test plans for new and existing product to ensure the product meets customer needs
• Design reviews on new product designs
• Developing design concepts which comply with legislative requirements
• Undertake detailed analysis of components and products identifying cost reduction, product improvement and warranty reduction opportunities within the Business
• Involvement in continuous improvement and lean manufacturing initiatives
• Any other reasonable duties as requested


• Educated to Degree level (or equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering
• Proven experience in the design and development of new products is preferable
• Full UK driving licence

Skills & Experience:

• Lateral thinking with the ability to provide realistic and innovative design solutions
• Experience of handling multiple tasks/projects
• Experience in a 3D design package, ideally Inventor, and also using a 2D software package
• Knowledge of manufacturing processes and materials as they relate to design and manufacturing
• Development of test plans
• Structured Problem Solving capabilities
• Self-motivated with a high degree of creativity and initiative
• Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills; computer literate
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