Mechanical Design Engineer

ST Selection
£40,000 per annum
14 Nov 2018
27 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We are currently recruiting a Mechanical Design Engineer for our client, a leading specialist manufacturer based within the Tamworth area.

You muct have experience of using Autodesk Inventor design software to be considered for this role, along with manufacturing processes and pneumatics.

Principal Responsibilities

Production Support:

  • When a redesign or quality issue arises from the Production department ability to create a suitable solution.
  • Specifying and Resourcing of parts and suppliers for mechanical and pneumatic aspects of the machinery being built when shortages or quality issues arise.
  • Working with the companies Non Conformance system and updating when necessary.
  • Ensuring compliance met with all relevant machinery and safety legislation in regard to design of machinery.


  • Working with Electrical and Control Engineers designing future portfolio of machinery which will include Walk in Testing Rooms, Climatic Test chambers and Colourfast equipment.
  • With assistance of draughtsperson create RnD prototype drawings and drawings suitable for Production.
  • Creation of Prototypes using Supplier and Production resource.
  • Resourcing and specification of suitable materials and suppliers.
  • Continued improvements of current range of test equipment.
  • As part of a design team creating Product specifications and managing the Product design life cycle.

Skills required:

  • 3D modelling using Inventor
  • Understanding of mechanical engineering, Sheet metal, manufacturing processes and pneumatics.
  • Knowledge of thermal shock of materials would be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of temperature probes and refrigeration / heating would be useful.
  • Knowledge of plastics would be an advantage.
  • Proven Design track record.

Salary - Up to £45K

Hours - 40 hours a week over Monday to Friday

Location Tamworth

Similar jobs

Similar jobs