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Mechanical Design Engineer

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    £30000 - £40000 per annum

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    Shay Henry

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    +44 (0)161 871 8811

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    8 months ago

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Mechanical Design Engineer

Permanent (3-month Temp Contract)

Immediate Start

£30,000 - £40,000 D.O.E


Mechanical Design Engineer needed for an immediate start. The successful Mechanical Design Engineer will be liaising with various members of the design team to design and develop special purpose machinery, ideally press machinery. Originally joining on a 3-month contract basis the successful Mechanical Design Engineer will the join on a permanent basis.

The client is a growing specialist equipment business operating across three growing market sectors, including recycling and waste management equipment, machinery for filter production and machinery for specialist packaging equipment.


Initially reporting to the Technical Director, the candidate will have a successful track record in the design of special purpose equipment and involvement in project management activities.

Liaising with both production and purchasing departments to ensure components are manufactured and supplied correctly and on time.

Supporting the shop floor to ensure the finished product is assembled and tested correctly.


The ideal candidate should be minimum HNC qualified and have demonstrable experience in special purpose machinery design, preferably to include press machinery, including mechanical assemblies (including fabrications and castings), bearings, gear trains, belts and pulleys. Additional knowledge of pneumatics, hydraulics, kinematics and force analysis would also be advantageous. The candidate should be familiar with both 2D & 3D CAD design (SolidWorks and /or Autodesk Inventor preferred), be computer literate and have effective communication skills.

Please contact 01618718811