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Design Engineer


Tyne and Wear







Company Description

A leading County Durham based client are looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join their team on a permanent role. Our client is committed to providing pioneering engineering services to their customers; this is an exciting opportunity and a well-rewarded role for the ideal candidate.

Job Specification

The Role

  • Use initiative to develop new products or design innovative solutions to improve the design of existing products from briefs provided
  • Ensure the timely preparation of all technical drawings using 3D CAD modelling and 2D drawing software provided
  • Modify drawings and components in line with Quality Assurance (QA) systems and procedures when required
  • Generate and maintain parts lists/bills of materials and to control approved copies in line with QA procedures
  • Liaise with and supply requested approval drawings to certification bodies in a timely manner
  • Have a working knowledge of relevant European and international standards and directives
  • Conduct prototype and/or modified component testing and to produce, as well as store test reports in a manner described in the QA procedures
  • Provide technical assistance to the sales department or directly to customers in terms of product information, problem solving and application training when required

The Person

  • Candidates should have a suitable qualification in engineering or product design and be highly skilled with 3D CAD modelling and producing technical drawings.
  • Experience in research and development working with tight tolerances gained within a mechanical engineering environment are also essential.
  • To ensure timely delivery of products to the market, good organisation, problem solving and time management skills are a must, as well as the ability to create innovative products, whilst still maintaining attention to detail.
  • It would also be advantageous to have a working knowledge of relevant European and international standards and directives.


  • Global leading organisation
  • Competitive salary

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