Mechhanical Design Engineer

Orion Electrotech
24 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer, working on cutting edge technology within the Defence sector. Please see below a brief summary on what is required.

Job Functions:

Undertake detailed design work on new and existing products in collaboration with the Sales team, production and quality personnel.

To oversee the new products from quotation through to delivery, ensuring that the company achieves its targeted technical performance, costs and delivery time objectives.

To develop specifications for these products

To maintain appropriate design data, design records and test information, including the custody of customer drawings and specifications.

To maintain standards and specifications issued by standard bodies, ie ISO, BSI, IEEE, etc.

To assist and support the Sales Team through responding to correspondence and telephone calls, visiting customers when required,

Create detail drawings of designs, using the CAD system (Pro-Engineer and Autocad)

Create and maintain bills of materials and outline process detail on the MRP system in conjunction with Operations.

Modification of drawings on CAD and conventional media in accordance with the change request and approval system.

To discuss project and design requirements with customers and suppliers as necessary.

General Requirements

From time to time it may be necessary for the jobholder to undertake reasonable tasks on behalf of the company or its parent company, that would not normally be regarded as part of the role. The jobholder shall carry these out to the best of their ability.

The position may require occasional travel both in the UK and overseas. The jobholder shall hold a full UK driving licence at all times. Disqualification or inability to drive for whatever reason will seriously impair the ability of the jobholder to carry out the function required and could lead to dismissal.


Qualification in Mechanical Engineering (ONC/D, HNC/D, Degree or similar) is required.

Experience and Competencies:

3D CAD design and technical drawing experience required.

Competent in using Microsoft Word, Project and Excel to an intermediate level required.

Knowledge of modern manufacturing methods is required.

Project management experience is desirable.

MRP experience in creating reviewing and updating BOMs is desirable.

A minimum of 3 years experience working in an engineering environment is desirable.

For more information, please contact (url removed)

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