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Mechanical Design Engineer

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    £30000 - £35000 per annum

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    Jemima Khan

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    +44 (0) 207 247 5747

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    26 days ago

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JOB- Mechanical Design Engineer  
TERM- Permanent

SALARY- £30,000-£35,000 per annum plus other benefits 

My client has a fantastic opportunity for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join their business on a permanent basis in Exeter. The ideal candidate will have a good understanding around general Mechanical Engineering and will ensure they always work to the highest standards satisfying the company’s and customer’s requirements by driving products from design, through to prototyping and manufacture meeting the customer/client needs.

The Mechanical Design Engineer will ideally have the following attributes:

  • Degree qualified or the equivalent Mechanical Engineering or similar 
  • Previous experience working in a similar design role
  • Experience working in Mechanical Design using 3D CAD SolidWorks software ideally
  • Hands-on standard of working with excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work to deadlines and have great attention to detail
  • Be self-motivated and have an organised approach to work
  • Be able to work well individually as well as a team
  • Have a good appreciation for current manufacturing techniques
  • Desired but not expected experience with machinery 

The Mechanical Design Engineer role will involve:

  • Generate designs from concept which will involve preparing layout drawings for clients / customers 
  • Carrying out technical product development reviews and produce reports resulting from technical activities
  • Applying engineering design principles and working within a multi-disciplinary team to ensure compliance to specifications
  • Creating new designs and modifying existing lines to improve designs 
  • Communicating all findings to engineering colleagues to help with the progression of design projects
  • Taking products from design, through prototyping to qualification and manufacture
  • Strong time management and problem-solving skills 

If you are interested in this position, please apply with an up-to-date CV as soon as possible, along with your availability and your salary expectation. Alternatively, you can contact me on