ROLE- Senior Mechanical Design Engineer




TERM- Permanent


SALARY- £45,000-£55,000, dependent on experience


My client manufactures specialist equipment for a variety of industries. They are looking for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to join their team in Surrey on a permanent basis.


The Senior Mechanical Design Engineer will ideally have the following attributes:

  • At least 5 years’ experience in a similar Design Engineering position
  • Degree / HNC / HND / BTEC / NVQ qualified in Mechanical Engineering or similar
  • Ideally be experienced managing and leading teams of Design Engineers
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes including sheet metal, fabrication, welded parts and machining
  • Be proficient using 3D CAD software such as Inventor, SolidWorks, Creo etc.
  • Knowledge of a variety of materials – sheet metal, injection moulded plastics etc.
  • Good theoretical mechanical engineering knowledge of core principles and tight tolerances
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Proficient using MS Office
  • Excellent organisational skills and time management skills
  • Have the ability to work well alone as well as part of a small multi-disciplinary team


The Senior Mechanical Design Engineer role will involve:

  • Leading a team of 4-6 Design Engineers
  • Using CAD (mainly Inventor and SolidWorks) for concept design and producing technical drawings
  • Design for welded and fabricated sheet metal parts
  • Creating component and assembly models to satisfy customer requirements
  • Liaising with manufacturing providers
  • Being involved in final assembly of products
  • Creating the required documentation for design as well as project reports / plans
  • Updating 3D models and drawings
  • Inputting parts into the MRP system creating BOMs
  • Checking drawings for sign off
  • Working in a small multi-disciplinary team on varied projects


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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