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Junior Mechanical Design Engineer

Junior Mechanical Design Engineer

Hernshead Recruitment

Have you got a passion for the automotive industry? Have you recently graduated or have some experience within an engineering role? Perhaps you have undertaken personal projects within your own time?

Well, if you have answered yes to the above, then I would assume that you would be excited about an opportunity of becoming a Junior Mechanical Design Engineer where you could work on the likes of a Bentley, Rolls Royce and Aston Martin?

Sustainability, Reliability and Usability. Now if they stand out to you and you can honestly say that within you walk in life that you consider those to be very important, then I have a great opportunity for you.

The client I am working with were built to further the legacies of the most beautiful cars in the world. They restore, enhance and create with knowledge that these vehicles have a cultural value far beyond their function. And they know that each classic vehicle, represents an uncompromised expression of the original and that electrification answers the questions to usability, reliability and sustainability which empowers their customers to enjoy the vehicles on a daily.

We are currently looking for Junior Mechanical Design Engineer that will play a key role in developing mechanical solutions on commercial vehicles that strike a critical balance between manufacturability, assembly, cost, function and elegance.


  • Specification, 3D and 2D design of components using Solidworks
  • Design for cost, assembly, manufacturing, and elegance
  • Manage subsystem requirements and gateway approvals to ensure all parts go through proper release process
  • Interface regularly with procurement team to select suppliers, release parts on time, and ensure parts arrive in timely fashion
  • Work with technicians to ensure parts are fit for purpose
  • Work with design lead to find, document and address corrective actions on prototype vehicles
  • Work closely with development team to outline test program for subassemblies and components, and be quick to address any issues that arise during testing


  • Comprehensive knowledge of relevant manufacturing, materials, and engineering principles
  • Discipline with release procedures, drawing and parts tracking
  • Quick, lateral thinking to find simple and fast solutions
  • Strong drive to check work with hands-on-vehicle measurements
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