Mechanical Design Engineer

29 November 20212021-11-29
LinkedIn ShareShare

Mechanical Design Engineer 


Up to £60,000 subject to experience 


Recruit12 are excited to present a new opportunity for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join the UK’s leading provider of technical support for machine tool users. The role provides the option of working from home, yearly bonus, on-site parking and a flexible working schedule. 


As a Mechanical Design Engineer, your main responsibilities will include: 


  • Produce mechanical designs & associated documentation for machine tool projects.
  • Develop design specifications from internal and external customers.
  • Collaborate and integrate specifications with the electrical design department and ensure overall congruence of mechanical and electrical designs.
  • Adhere to project plans for the delivery of designs to support business objectives.
  • Derive bills of materials from produced designs, liaising with suppliers to identify procurement solutions.
  • Produce and communicate FAT and SAT documentation for projects.
  • Collaborate with the electrical design department to produce documentation for customer-specific, or mandatory conformance (for example CE marking).
  • Provide relevant mechanical hardware expertise and support to various R&D projects, including the production of drawings for new developments.
  • Modify and maintain design documentation such that they reflect the “as-built” condition of each machine.
  • Maintain a “right-first-time” approach, ensuring that all designs and machines delivered to customers are of the highest possible standard.
  • Any other reasonable ad-hoc duties that may arise as requested by a Director or Line Manager


To be successful as a Mechanical Design Engineer, you must have the following: 


  • Degree or HNC qualified in a relevant mechanical or mechatronic engineering discipline.
  • Experience working in a technical design role within the machine tool industry (OEM or aftermarket).
  • Experience of collaborating with multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Highly competent in a mechanical CAD system (e.g. Solidworks).
  • Competent in MS office.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • UK National
  • Willing to obtain DV security clearance.



Recruit12 is a recruitment specialist working within the Automotive, Aerospace, and World-Class manufacturing sectors.

Important: Please note Recruit12 is only able to place into employment candidates that have a valid EU passport, a European Economic Area (EEA) passport, or a valid UK visa.