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Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical Design Engineer

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  • Permanent
  • UK
  • 40000 £ / Year

Hernshead Recruitment

My client is looking to recruit a Mechanical Design Engineer to produce mechanical design/drawings for our mechanical systems and equipment to work within a small team of mechanical design engineers overseen by the Drawing office manager.

  • Generating manufacturing drawings and equipment layouts, with supporting mechanical documentation (schedules, [bill of materials], sub-assembly drawings, schematics, etc.)
  • Maintaining existing mechanical drawings and documentation when existing equipment is upgraded or modified.
  • Act as a liaison between the drawing office and Mechanical Technicians/sub-suppliers, and work with other departments as necessary to ensure the correct parts are ordered/supplied for assembly.
  • Liaise with the Drawing Office Manager for the workload to ensure project timelines are adhered to and any deviation is communicated to the project team.
  • Assist, where required, with other tasks within the Drawing Office Department, such as enquiry drawings, site surveys, etc.

Experience and Knowledge:

  • Working knowledge in an industrial/design environment of Autodesk products, including
  • AutoCAD (2D), Inventor (3D), Autodesk Vault (User only), although other 3D CAD
  • software knowledge may be considered, such as SolidWorks etc.
  • Experience in drafting standards for BS 8888
  • Mechanical design experience in a working environment in an industrial design role
  • Recognised engineering certification/apprenticeship
  • Good understanding of engineering techniques, including machining, sheet metal, fabrication
  • Able to interpret equipment assembly drawings and maintain the high-quality finish and output levels expected by our customers


  • Familiarity with Automated production machinery or other similar equipment
  • Experience in a project environment across a multi-functional project team
  • Understanding of conveyor design
  • Understanding of airflow and ductwork design and calculations
  • Understanding of ATEX standards requirements
  • Understanding of safety standards requirements for the design of equipment
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