Mechanical Design Engineer


Our client are a Design & Manufacturer who produce Pumps operating across the world in some of the most challenging environments and demanding of projects, who due to continued growth are looking to add a Mechanical Design Engineer to their highly successful team.

Main responsibilities include:

  • To produce accurate design, bill of materials, detailed drawings in accordance with international standards and company procedures, within agreed timescales.
  • To be responsible for small and medium size engineering projects with minimal supervision and regular consultation.
  • To progress larger size projects with other members of the team.
  • To contribute with N.P.I. (New Product Introduction) projects, from concept to production handover.
  • To ensure designs are functional, safe and cost effective, while maintaining the expected quality & QHSE standards.
  • Implementing changes to improve productivity, quality and cost.
  • Ensure technical files for new installation are complete in accordance with Machinery Directives.
  • To produce concise written specifications which give all information necessary for procurement of required proprietary parts.
  • To maintain Design Office records in accordance with Company procedures.
  • To work closely with production engineering and ensure day-to-day issues are resolved.

Experience and qualifications:

  • Minimum – Degree or HND/HNC in a relevant discipline (e.g. mechanical engineering)
  • At least 3 years of experience with proven design engineering background.
  • Experience on aluminium and iron castings, sheet metal, close tolerance machining.
  • Finite Element Analysis (FEA), stress calculation, bearing system design.
  • Good reporting and communication skills with project members & directors.

Commutable locations:

Andover, Basingstoke, Marlborough, Salisbury, Reading, Didcot, Abingdon, Winchester, Southampton, Guildford, Slough

If of interest please contact our Technical Manager Dylan on email OR call on 01865 257 455.


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