JOB TITLE: Mechanical Design Engineer

RESPONSIBLE TO: Product Development Manager

RESPONSIBLE FOR: Engineering Development 

Purpose of Role:

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.

Key Responsibilites:

  • 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

This job description is not exhaustive and is subject to continuous change, in consultation with the postholder.

Please note, this job description gives a statement of the general purpose of the job and provides an outline of the duties and responsibilities involved. This does not constitute a contract of employment.



Educated to degree level (or equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering (or similar)



Proven ability to lead including resource balancing, mentoring team members and scheduling requirements
Experince of handling multiple tasks/projects
Experience in a 3D design package, ideally Inventor and also using a 2D software package
Experiences in the develpment of test plans


Proven experience in the design and development of new products.
Knowledge of manufacturing processes and materials as they relate to design and manufacturing.
Experience of Autodesk Inventor and Vault
Ability to create and implement process changes for continuous improvement



Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills.
Strong organisational skills
Ability to build up collaborative working relationships.
Structured problem solving capabilities.
Self-motivated with a high degree of creativity and initiative.



Ability to work without supervision, on own initiative and prioritise tasks.
Flexible, reliable and adaptable.
Excellent attention to detail.

Normal Working Hours:

Days :

Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs Hours : 08:00 to 17:00
Fri 08:00 to 13:00 

The post holder would be required to work the hours necessary to fulfil the requirements of the role. 

Rate : £35,000- £45,000 Dependent upon skills and experience

How To Apply : Please forward a cover letter and up to date copy of your CV to

Closing Date : 14th December 2021