Mechanical Design Engineer

Webster Business Services Ltd
Bath, UK
20 May 2019
27 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The Company

My client is a leading manufacturer in their field and work within the Aerospace & Defence sectors for Land, Air and Sea based systems both in the UK and internationally. The company has a small team with 5 assembly engineers, 3 design engineers and a further 10 associated staff including sales, project management, stores, purchasing and finance. They work with exotic materials for high tolerances and tough environments and have a 3D printer, laser cutters, a full machine shop, environmental test chamber and a unique, full photometric dark room and test capability at their disposal

Job description:

The design engineer will take project guidance from the Project/Sales Team and bring new designs to the Production Design Team.

The deign role is based in Bath.

The manufacturing facility is based in Zeals (45 minutes from Bath).

Part of the role is to be present at design meetings which are often carried out in Zeals.

Working hours are typically 40 hours a week.

Skills required:


The engineer must be able to work by themselves and be self-motivated.

The engineer must be able listen to colleagues and accept that there are many ways to approach a problem - your colleagues will do the same!

The engineer must appreciate the value of his/her time.

The engineer must be able to communicate freely, openly and clearly with colleagues, suppliers and customers.

A driving license and car/motorbike would be handy!

Role specific:

The engineer must have 3D modelling experience/training (preferably Solid Works).

The engineer should have some electronics experience/training.

It would be an advantage to have an interest in Military vehicles (air, land or sea).

The engineer should be able to read and understand complex Military specifications (guidance is provided for the more complex subjects).

The engineer should have an aptitude for basic physics.

Webster Business Services is a Recruitment Agency acting behalf of our client for this role.

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