Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
  • £45,000 - £52,000 per annum
  • Permanent

A leading special purpose machinery innovator, committed to delivering cutting-edge solutions that enhance the clients operations. As we continue to push the boundaries of innovation, we are seeking a highly skilled Mechanical Design Engineer to join our friendly, family feel and dynamic team.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

As a Mechanical Design Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in driving innovation and advancing our product designs. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Leading the design of customised solutions to ensure our company remains at the forefront of our industry.
  • Conducting thorough research on industry trends and developments to inform design decisions.
  • Collaborating closely with Sales, Service, Engineering, and Suppliers to understand customer needs, analyse competitors, and position our products effectively.
  • Taking ownership of design projects from conception to installation, ensuring accuracy and effective communication with stakeholders throughout.
  • Maintaining strong communication with strategic customers, analysing production processes, and identifying opportunities for design improvements.
  • Developing and testing design models, layouts, and enhancements in collaboration with suppliers.
  • Maintaining an up-to-date CAD library (SolidWorks) of machine and line layout drawings.
  • Promoting a positive attitude and embodying our brand values at all times.
  • Upholding the best interests of the company and operating within legal and regulatory frameworks.

Necessary Qualifications/Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree or HNC in an Engineering discipline, or 5+ years of relevant experience.
  • Proven track record as a Mechanical Design Engineer, preferably in capital equipment or special purpose machinery design.
  • Experience with gearboxes, motors, pneumatic cylinders, and bearings integration into machinery.
  • Proficiency in Solidworks 3D software or similar design packages for detailed drawings.
  • Collaborative team player with a hands-on approach and commitment to accuracy.
  • Ability to work autonomously and manage time effectively within a small design department.
  • Excellent communication skills for technical and non-technical audiences.

Note: Travel to customer sites may be required (20%+)

If you are interested in this role and would like to apply or find out more information, please immediately submit your cv for consideration.

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