Mechanical Design Engineer

SF Group
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Mechanical Design Engineer

Our client undertakes design, manufacture, repair and refurbish services for the hydraulics industry. They now seek to appoint an additional Mechanical Design Engineer. This role offers excellent future prospects for the Design Engineer ultimately appointed & you'll be given the opportunity to progress your career quickly and be joining a company with an excellent order book and client bank in a period of sustained expansion.

The successful candidate will have an engineering background and a ‘hands on, can do’ approach in related project experience from concept through to production both individually and as part of a team.

This role will include the opportunity for travel throughout the UK.


  • Designing both mechanical and hydraulic components i.e. cylinders and some system design including supporting calculations, BOMs and production packs
  • Experience of FEA work would be a distinct advantage for this Mechanical Design Engineer
  • The work is varied and interesting and will often involve site visits (once every 2-3 weeks) to investigate solutions and undertake surveys, therefore excellent customer skills are required
  • You will also liaise with certifying authorities such as DNV and Lloyds
  • Project Engineering experience – cradle to grave engineering
  • The company runs SolidWorks and candidates with 3D CAD design experience are required
  • This is a fast paced environment where no 2 days are the same and so flexibility and adaptability are vital as emergency requirements can often mean stopping one job mid-stream and starting another
  • Ability to work under pressure

On offer to the successful candidate is the ability to work for a true market leader in their field, with a fantastic financial package, with a great opportunity to progress your career.

£30,000 - £36,000 Annual Basic Salary + Competitive package.