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Mechanical Engineer, Production Engineer

Posted 7 February by About Solutions Recruitment Ltd Easy Apply Ended

Mechanical Engineer to work for a highly successful manufacturing company. The mechanical engineer will be involved in design and development of production equipment and products.

With an excellent degree backed up with a minimum of 3yrs commercial experience in an engineering environment the Mechanical Design Engineer will be heavily involved in developing solutions for manufacturing including such things as tension control, bending & stress. Tolerancing and design assembly.

The role would suit a bright and ambitious engineer looking to make a significant and genuine impact. Joining a small team there is wide scope for using and developing your engineering skills in a broad area of specialist technology.

With a 2.i or 1st degree and a minimum 3yrs commercial experience the Mechanical Engineer will be required to:

  • Work day to day resolving complex mechanical issues
  • Develop, with the team, solutions to parts design - particularly around tension, strain, bending, stress and tolerancing (use of FEM, FEA for purpose of analysis)
  • Managing complex physics and using a high degree of mathematics to resolve issues
  • Work both hands-on with production equipment and technology and behind a desk
  • 3D CAD design of bespoke parts (solidworks ideally)
  • Provide mechanism design and analysis
  • Run BoM, assessment and documentation
  • Run cost analysis where necessary
  • Design for Manufacture
  • Have excellent communication skills to convey technical problems to the team
  • Work autonomously with little supervision
  • Grasp a good understanding of materials, composites, parts design & manufacturing techniques
  • Manage quality control with quality engineers and quality team


  • A Minimum of a 1st / 2.i degree in Engineering or similar
  • Minimum of 3yrs commercial experience in a similar role
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • 3D CAD experience
  • DFM
  • FEA / Analysis
  • Electronics and control systems knowledge
  • Grasp of quality issues within a regulated industry

If you are a competent engineer with a penchant for exciting challenges then this role is for you. Working with a small group of bright, capable and passionate engineers this offers a platform of freedom not given in a larger corporation. Very little politics and bureaucracy. It offers a level of freedom for the right candidate to really enjoy their day to day job!

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

Technical key words: 3D CAD, Solidworks, electronics, control systems, DFM, FEA, manufacturing, production

Required skills

  • CAD
  • stress
  • FEM
  • bending
  • tension
  • strain

Reference: 34417327

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