Mechanical Design Engineer

Apex Recruitment
09 Aug 2017
30 Aug 2017
Contract Type

A new permanent opportunity for an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer has become available for a forward thinking global market leader. This company are extremely well established within the market place, providing a wide range of thread & gear grinding machines to a variety of clients around the globe.

The Role:

As a Mechanical Design Engineer, you must have good knowledge of CAD packages (Inventor 2010) and experience of FEA (Finite Element Analysis). You will be designing new products including grinding machines, sub-assemblies, fixtures, loading mechanisms and tooling.

Mechanical Design Engineer Job Responsibilities;

  • Preparation of drawings and BOM's for manufacture
  • Regenerate & Update old & new drawing formats on the CAD system database to standardise drawings where possible.
  • Design of gear systems, slide ways, machine bases, hydraulic and pneumatic systems etc. ? 3D CAD Modelling and Draughting on Autodesk Inventor 2010 creating drawings of sheet metal fabricated metal components and castings.
  • Produce design solutions that meet customer and internal requirements, conform to safety and other legal requirements
  • Preparation of documentation for manufacture and assembly i.e. drawings, bills of materials etc???

To be a successful Mechanical Design Engineer we would like to be talking to candidates who;

  • A strong background in 3D Cad Design, FEA, geometric and dimensional tolerances.
  • Experience in machine tools design
  • Experience in selecting motors, calculate inertia, torque.
  • Experience with Autodesk Inventor and AutoCAD is essential.
  • Relevant qualification i.e. HNC, HND or Degree in Mechanical Engineering Ability to work in a demanding environment providing accurate and timely output to a high standard.


  • Competitive salary of GBP30,000 - GBP35,000 Per Annum depending on experience
  • 25 days holiday + statutory 8 bank holidays
  • Great working hours of Monday - Thursday 8:00am-4:30pm, Friday 8:00am-3:30pm
  • Pension and healthcare scheme

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