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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Location: England
  • Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 16 days ago

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Greater Manchester


£40,000 dependent on experience

We are currently looking for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer for our client based in Greater Manchester who specialise in precision engineering for the automotive, rail, marine and aerospace sector. This is a permanent role with a salary from of up to per annum dependent on experience.

The role

Working within a collaborative engineering team, the mechanical design engineer will take the lead on designated projects, providing innovative solutions for conceptual and re-engineering mechanical designs. Other responsibilities will include:

  • Providing mechanical design solutions for complex special purpose machinery, some with advanced automation, in response to customer requirements,

  • Interpreting concepts and transferring these to design models

  • Leading engineering design projects to programme and to budget

  • Leading meetings and motivating others to achieve project milestones

  • Completing complex assembly and detail manufacturing drawings using 3D Cad (experience of Solidedge / Solidworks would be an advantage)

  • Preparing Bill of Materials following final design

  • Liaising with Procurement to ensure accurate and timely component sourcing

  • Liaising with Manufacturing and Production Engineering to ensure accurate machine build.

The Person

  • HND/HNC or degree qualified Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Blue-Sky thinker with a strong understanding of engineering principals and possess the confidence to translate conceptual ideas in to detailed mechanical designs

  • You will have sound experience of working with CAD packages, and knowledge of using a MRP system would be advantageous.

The Company

The company are a well-respected automation and controls company who specialise within precision engineering. They are offering a flexible working environment where you can develop your career and help you gain more transferable skills.