Mechanical Design Engineer

Role Type: Permanent

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear,

Salary From: £35000

Salary To: £40000

Contact Name: David Liddle

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A Mechanical Design Engineer with good 3D CAD skills is needed to work for a busy Engineering company in the Newcastle area


Working in a small design team you will provide full mechanically engineered design solutions for a variety of projects, utilising the company MRP system to create accurate BOM’s. You will work with design manager to develop mechanical design concepts for all projects on bespoke fabrication projects. You will also support the project managers and the factory with client technical queries and project completion, managing equipment through the full cycle from the initial design stage to manufacture, client interface and finally delivery. You will also monitor the progress of all undertaken mechanical designs by holding regular design reviews with the aim to speed up product introduction and reduce the cost of change-RFC’s. You will also ensure mechanical design solutions are viable and cost effective, utilising all available manufacturing methods

You will also be responsible for the production of accurate applicable manufacturing drawings for all applicable parts (including change control) to allow operations to complete fabrication and assembly of equipment. This will include but not be limited to component, sub assembly and general arrangement drawings including complete parts lists where applicable, and all specific manufacturing data.


The ideal candidate will have a HNC in Mechanical Engineering or similar discipline and experience of mechanical design of complete machinery, fabrications and assemblies. You will need good 3D CAD skills, preferable Inventor and AutoCAD and be able to transfer 3D CAD data into 2D drawing packs and standardise the formats

You will need to be adaptable, be able to communicate well across departments and work with minimum supervision to agreed timescales. You will have an innovative approach to mechanical design, demonstrate good mechanical engineering knowledge, have good attention to detail and ability to complete fully assigned tasks. You will also need to be able to communicate will with customers and suppliers and be proficient with MRP systems and MS Office


This is an excellent opportunity to join an established engineering company with good technical and career development opportunities

If you are interested please call Adam Jones at Major Recruitment or click Apply Now

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