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Mechanical Design Engineer



Mechanical Design Engineer


Main Purpose of the job

Support the development of strategic Product Roads working within a team creating innovative solutions for new product

To drive new product designs from concept through to production within demanding timescales achieving performance and reliability targets


Understand customer needs, translating those into innovative engineering solutions

Work closely within multi-disciplined teams to ensure customer requirements are achieved and projects are delivered on time, cost and quality

Develop test plans for new and existing product to ensure the product meets customer needs

Design reviews on new product designs

Developing design concepts which comply with legislative requirements

Undertake detailed analysis of components and products identifying cost reduction, product improvement and warranty reduction opportunities within the Business

Involvement in continuous improvement and lean manufacturing initiatives

Any other reasonable duties as requested


Educated to Degree level (or equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering

Proven experience in the design and development of new products is preferable

Full UK driving licence

Knowledge and Experience:

Lateral thinking with the ability to provide realistic and innovative design solutions

Experience of handling multiple tasks/projects

Experience in a 3D design package, ideally Inventor, and also using a 2D software package

Knowledge of manufacturing processes and materials as they relate to design and manufacturing

Development of test plans

Structured Problem Solving capabilities

Self-motivated with a high degree of creativity and initiative

Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills; computer literate


Ability to achieve aggressive timescales

Excellent attention to detail

Ability to prioritise own workload

Good organisational and communication skills

Excellent team working skills

Not afraid of, and open to, change

Normal Hours of work: 

Monday to Thursday 8.00am to 5.00pm. Friday 8.00am to 1.00pm. The post holder would be required to work the hours necessary to fulfil the requirements of the role.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit their CV and covering letter indicating your current salary by email to recruitment@erwinhymergroup.co.uk or internal application forms to Susan Dunwiddie or Hayley Gibson quoting Ref 5142B.

Closing date:

18 May 2018