Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Gosport, Hampshire
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Reference: BBBH13975_1562683040
Contact Name: Dan Parker
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 09, 2019 15:37

Job Description

Mechanical Design Engineer
£30-40k DOE


I'm looking to speak with an ambitious Mechanical Design Engineer that's keen to develop their career by joining an established, successful, and forward-thinking engineering firm delivering the design, manufacture, assembly, and testing of high integrity electrical and mechanical solutions to a range of demanding high hazard industries.

The Job

As a member of the mechanical design team, you will have demonstrable design experience across a range of the following competencies, ideally to include close collaboration with production / fabrication teams on bespoke projects:

  • Concept and detail design
  • 2D engineering drawings and 3D modelling
  • Tolerance analysis
  • Design reviews (manufacture / assembly / test)
  • Prototyping (production and assessment)
  • FMEA
  • Understanding of FEA
  • Accurate and clear documentation

The Candidate

With several years already spent in a mechanical design role, ideally for the defence, nuclear or aerospace sectors, you will be a positive and flexible individual that is keen to be part of a team effort within a growing business. You will have an appreciation for how EC&I disciplines integrate with the mechanical elements of a design process for complex projects.

Close co-operation between all elements of the design, production and test process is key, and the successful candidate will be one that seeks to engage with their colleagues, add value at every opportunity and proactively utilise lessons learned to develop their own and the company's overall best practice.
You will ideally hold:

  • HNC minimum in a related discipline
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD and Inventor

What's on offer

The opportunity to be part of an inclusive team with a shared purpose - you will be joining this business at an exciting period of growth and be involved with varied and exciting projects of national significance.

A solid starting salary and excellent working hours, alongside excellent development prospects will reward someone that is keen to build their career in this role.

How to apply

Please call Dan Parker directly on 02392 222 961 to discuss your suitability for the opportunity and its responsibilities and requirements in greater detail or contact me by email at

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.