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Mechanical Design Engineer

£40000 - £45000 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, as well as liaising with both manufacturers and suppliers to ensure cost effective designs. The role requires a hands-on approach with the ability to communicate effectively with production and purchasing departments in a fast paced development environment.

The Company

A Market Leader and have a proven track record in providing high-tec solutions to their clients. Supplying to a wide range of industries including, electronics, pharmaceuticals and plastics.

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.


  • Produce Mechanical Designs for Special Purpose Machines and equipment using 3D CAD (Ideally SolidWorks)

  • Preparation of BOMs

  • 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

  • Technical coordination with colleagues, customers and suppliers

  • Technical support for workshop engineers during system building phase

  • Constructive input to meetings to ensure customer satisfaction, machine specification, delivery dates and costings are all met efficiently and on time

  • Develop user manuals in line with standards set by the Operations team

  • Respond to the direction of the Operations Manager, Health & Safety committee & other Management and contribute to ensuring business effectiveness

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. Precision cover the whole spectrum of engineering roles from Welders, Fabricators, CNC Machinists, Panel Wireman up to Production Managers.

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