Mechanical Design Engineer - Northampton (England)

25 Mar 2019
28 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time


Reporting To: CAD Team Leader

Our Clients is a specialist engineering company that enjoys a global reputation as an

innovator in low volume, high performance solutions for measurement, power

transmission and test systems.

Covering Aerospace, Oil & Gas, Motorsport, Automotive and Research markets.

The Mechanical CAD design engineers study, research and develop ideas for

new products and the methods used to make them. Working on a wide range of bespoke

rotating machinery, couplings and test beds that must be functional and reliable, easy and

safe to use, whilst ensuring the design is as cost effective and efficient as possible, including

modifying existing products or processes to increase efficiency or improve performance.

The Role

To support the Design team in creating cost effective design solutions for specific

customer requests promptly and accurately. To be actively involved in the management of controlled drawings.

To create 2 and / or 3D models of component parts as required.

Building technical credibility and good relationships internally and with customers.

Qualifications required

Applicants must have:

Either a degree or HNC in a relevant engineering discipline

3D CAD / 2D CAD experience and abilities; ideally CREO

Key skill requirements

To produce engineering manufacturing drawings from design layout and general

assembly drawings promptly and accurately.

Provide time estimates and schedules and ensuring timely completion of projects.

Preparation of supporting production documentation including the following:

Customer/assembly/manufacturing drawings, bills of materials, assembly

procedures, cost estimations and quotations.

Provide support for Project Engineers, production and manufacturing.

Participation on other engineering projects with supervision from Engineer /


Our Client offer’s an excellent contractual benefits package to include contributory pension scheme,

death in service and health insurance, together with a non-contractual annual profit share

bonus. 25 days paid annual leave, plus statutory Bank Holidays.

As an employee of you will operate in accordance with our quality

procedures and receive ongoing personal development and training opportunities.

Core hours of work are 37 per week based on Monday to Thursday 08:30 – 17:15 with ½

hour lunch break, and Fridays 08:30 – 12:30.

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