ROLE- Mechanical Design Engineer


LOCATION- South Oxfordshire


TERM- Permanent


SALARY- £40,000- £48,000 per annum plus benefits (dependent on experience)


My client designs and manufactures specialist equipment and machinery, and they are looking to take on a Mechanical Design Engineer, on a permanent basis, in the South Oxfordshire area.


The Mechanical Design Engineer will ideally have the following attributes:

  • Degree qualified or the equivalent in Mechanical Engineering
  • 4 years’ or more experience working in a similar hands on Mechanical Design position within a manufacturing environment
  • Proficiency with using 3D CAD; ideally SolidWorks but other software will be considered
  • Previous experience of working with special purpose machine assemblies, test rigs or precision tooling would be desirable
  • Have the ability to select the correct engineering components and materials
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to work well alone as well as part of a team
  • Full UK Driving Licence


The Mechanical Design Engineer role will involve:

  • Designing development equipment, prototype production tooling, test rigs, machine parts and other equipment in an engineering development environment
  • Working with SolidWorks CAD software
  • Taking projects from brief through to the full design solution and then to final validation
  • Meeting deadlines and targets that are set
  • Conducting product testing
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary engineering team
  • Providing engineering problem resolution and support
  • Working closely with the electrical / controls team to ensure key projects are delivered to customers on time
  • Using project management tools to help deliver projects too
  • Looking at any opportunities to contribute to continuous improvement initiatives


If you are interested in this position, please apply with an up to date CV as soon as possible.

For more information about this role please apply, or email Sarah Lody on who will be able to provide more details on the opportunity.

Many thanks, Premier Group

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