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Mechanical Design Engineer

£28000 - £35000 per annum

The Role - Mechanical Design Engineer

Due to an increase in business and growth of the business, my client have a need for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join their existing team. The successful person will be part of a highly skilled team, responsible for the concept, design, detailing and specification of parts.

The Company

Without this sounding too 'hush hush' my client design and manufacture security systems on a need to know basis. You will be joining a company that has a reputation for delivering superior quality surveillance equipment into law enforcement agencies.

The Right Person

The successful Mechanical Design Engineer will have a strong Mechanical aptitude and thorough interest in the workings of machines, excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work both independently and within a group. You will be a hands on person with an imaginative and resourceful approach to problem solving. You will need to have a thorough understanding of MS Office and be proficient in the use of SolidWorks or similar 3D CAD software. An understanding of optical design and production issues is desirable.


  • Concept to design, manufacture and assembly

  • Basic engineering and motor calculations

  • Proposal engineering drawings, design layouts and documentation

  • Component details for manufacture, assembly and/or arrangement drawings

  • Checking of basic and detail engineering for capability and dimensional accuracy

  • Produce documentation and reports as required by the company's design process

  • Developing of manufacturing drawings in accordance with BS 8888 and other applicable standards

  • Interfacing with outside vendors for component selection and manufacture

  • Read and interpret technical drawings, electrical schematics and computer generated reports

  • Confer with electronics and software engineers and other personnel to resolve system malfunctions and provide technical information

  • To analyse customer design proposals, specifications, manuals and other data to evaluate the feasibility, cost and maintenance requirement of designs.

  • Analysis of mechanical systems

  • Basic optical analysis and design

Interested? Here are your three options:

1. "This is the job for me, I meet all the requirements" - Call now and let's talk through your experience. Ask for Jon Webster on 0116 254 5411 between 8.30am - 5.30pm

2. "I think I'm right for this position, but I'm not sure about some of the detail" - Click "apply now" so I can read your CV and come back to you.

3. "I'm interested but need to know more about what this job can offer me" - email with your CV and questions and I will reply with more detail.

Precision are committed to keeping our candidates informed and offer a guaranteed response within 7 days when applying through the application system.

About Precision

This Mechanical Design Engineer vacancy is posted by Precision Recruitment, specialists in Engineering, Technical, Construction and Sales Recruitment. Operating since 2004, we have placed hundreds of engineers in fantastic new roles.

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