Mechanical Design Engineer

Posted 14 March by Brewster Pratap Easy Apply


Brewster Pratap Engineering Division are working with a Nottingham based Engineering specialist business operating within the automation and materials handling industry as they look to recruit a Mechanical Design Engineer on a 12 month contract.


  • Design engineering drawings using a CAD based software
  • To assist other application team members
  • To assist technical training when necessary
  • Designing Pneumatic systems
  • Fault finding and root cause analysis for design


  • Experience of Electro-Mechanical machine design within industrial, automotive or aerospace industries
  • Ideally designing special purpose, automation and/or materials handling equipment
  • Minimum 5 years post qualification mechanical design engineering experience.
  • Relevant Engineering degree - Mechanical Engineering preferred. Degree equivalent qualification and experience will be considered.
  • Demonstrates a good understanding at a machine systems level and considers electrical controls, reliability and maintenance requirements
  • Employs a good level of knowledge for complex mechanical system that includes techniques for low volume production; i.e. milling, turning, fabricated frameworks, sheet metal fabrication etc.
  • Demonstrates a good level of knowledge in the design of pneumatic systems and a basic understanding of Hydraulic systems.
  • Utilises a natural ability for mechanical fault finding and root cause analysis for design verification and debugging. Can demonstrate practical skills for building prototypes and light mechanical assembly work.
  • Has expertise in the use of 3D CAD design software (ideally SolidWorks) and related drawing control systems, for mechanical assemblies and parts. Ability to produce 2D Autocad/Draftsight Layout drawings from 3D
  • Understanding achievable tolerances, tolerance stack-up and material choice suitability is also a requirement
  • Ability to confidently communicate to the wider project team on design choices and progress; interact with sub-contractors and suppliers and contribute to internal and external design reviews
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet customer expectations and deliverables
  • A keen interest in and a willingness to keep abreast of advancements in all aspects of engineering


  • Competitive basic salary
  • On-going Training & Development
  • Paid Holiday

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