Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary £38,000.00 - £40,000.00 gross per year
  • Halifax


White Label have partnered with a leading engineering company in Halifax who are looking to recruit a Mechanical Design Engineer due to company growth and increased project work.

Are you interested in working for a company where you can really make a difference? Are you looking to advance your mechanical engineering skillset further? Our client will offer you the opportunity to get involved in special purpose machinery design from cradle to grave.

* Concept, design and development of new machines and products

* Review current workload with a view to improving planning, prioritising and delegating work.

* Place emphasis on cost of the design and cost down on established products.

* Work closely & manage the small existing design team to fully understand the customers' needs and performance requirements.

* Design with cost in mind using cost effective decisions.

* Hands on production & R&D machine build

* Create and maintain machine technical files

* Working on existing designs, overcome mechanical problems, providing evidence, 3D models and fully details drawings (Solidworks CAD).

* Vault experience required

* Be able to work with the team but also individually on new projects from concept to production ensuring designs are robustly engineered.

* Liaising with a multi-disciplined team during development and also with suppliers to ensure correct materials and parts are sourced.

* Knowledge of BOM configurations (Sage system).

* Presenting designs throughout the project and holding design reviews to peers.

* Completing ECN work on existing designs.

* Be able to identify ISO standards which have a direct impact on the design.

* Knowledge of machining methods and sheet metal designs.

* Have some experience in industrial design to ensure the company produces aesthetically pleasing solutions to design briefs.

Person profile

* Educated to Degree level in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent

* Minimum 3 years engineering design experience

* 3 years 3D CAD and PDM experience (ideally Solidworks), also have experience in AutoCAD

* Experience in general machine design and build.

* Hands on build experience.

* Experience working with gears, drives and motors.

Our client is offering a salary of £38,000-£40,000.

* 37.5 hours per week.

* Pension

* Lunch time finish on Fridays

Please apply for immediate consideration

  • autocad
  • cad
  • ms project
  • solidworks