Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - Southampton - PERM

Howard Finley Ltd
16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - Southampton - PERM

A client based in Southampton is looking for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer. This will be for a permanent role


The candidate will be responsible for design and development of products. You will work from specifications to design new products and components. You will be asked to generate design schemes and provide initial drawings for prototype production and testing. You will produce 2D and 3D manufacturing drawings giving full dimensional requirements required for the correct functioning of the completed product.

The candidate will be involving in the design of Sheet metal products, light structural design, pumps, cable trays, pipe support, etc. This will be full lifecycle development.

If the candidate has any ATEX or HAZOP experience would be advantageous.

The client is looking for someone with an industrial background with at least 5 years' experience.

All design is carried out using Inventor and the candidate must also have Vault experience.


  • Designing systems and products
  • Reading/writing design specifications and technical drawings
  • Researching suitable solutions and estimating costs and timescales
  • Designing prototypes
  • Liaising with others in the design team
  • Designing and conducting tests
  • Recording, analysing and interpreting test data
  • Proposing modifications and retesting products
  • Qualifying the final product or system
  • Preparing product documentation, writing reports and giving presentations
  • Monitoring a product in use to improve on future design.
  • Comply with Group and Site Specific H & S policies and Codes of Practice, including the development and implementation of Risk Assessments, Safe working Procedures and Standard Operating Procedures.

Salary: £35000 (negotiable dependant on experience)

Also, offer competitive package