Design Engineer

Posted 17 May 2024
Salary £35,000-£40,000
Job type Permanent
Industry Sector Technical
Job FunctionMechanical Design

Job description

MTrecs new career opportunity

Our client are specialists in their market sector, they are looking for an experienced Design Engineer  to join their team on a permanent basis.

The Job you’ll do

  • Undertaking conceptual design work in support of tenders, and detail design work for contracts and new product development.

  • Producing and managing models and engineering drawings within the Company’s CAD systems.

  • Utilizing the Company’s component databases to promote the reuse of existing designs.

  • Performing bearing performance calculations using the Company’s suite of software.

  • Performing structural strength of materials calculations to support the bearing design.

  • Participating in design review meetings.

  • Liaising with other departments, customers and suppliers in support of the above.

  • Preparing a list of parts that forms the skeleton for the Bill of Materials.

  • Generating and transferring the required departmental design documentation deliverables.

  • Maintaining component part records in the company database systems and other documents required by business quality system processes.

  • Always seeking to propose the most cost effective design.

About You

  • Must have a minimum of an HNC or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering.


  • Can demonstrate a strong mechanical design background and sound knowledge of strength of materials.

  • Is able to produce technical drawings to a recognised standard.

  • Is skilled in the application of ISO limits and fits.

  • Has familiarity with cast, fabricated and precision machined components.

  • Is computer literate and an experienced 3D CAD user with 2D technical drawing skills(preferably Creo or Pro/Engineer).

  • Experience of designing castings, fabrications and precision machined, close toleranced, turned and milled components.

  • Time management, problem solving and organisational skills.


  • Familiarity of international standards/directives related to the design and testing of products for use in naval, nuclear and hazardous area applications.

  • Has a basic understanding of hydrodynamic bearings.

  • Has experience of Windchill.

  • Has experience of MathCAD.

  • Has experience of GTX and/or AutoCAD.

  • Has experience of Microsoft Office applications.

The Rewards and the Benefits

  • Holiday buy & sell.

  • Car scheme.

  • Competitive pay.

  • Enhanced pension.