Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Job Reference: AGS14356
  • Date Posted: 3 July 2017
  • Location: Durham
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering & Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Allan Stevenson
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01642 718936

Job Description

MSS People are working with a well known manufacturing company based in County Durham. They require Mechanical Design Engineers to join there team.

Main Purpose of the Job: 

Support the development of strategic Product Roads working within a team creating innovative solutions for new product
To drive new product designs from concept through to production within demanding timescales achieving performance and reliability targets


• Understand customer needs, translating those into innovative engineering solutions 
• Work closely within multi-disciplined teams to ensure customer requirements are achieved and projects are delivered on time, cost and quality
• Develop test plans for new and existing product to ensure the product meets customer needs
• Design reviews on new product designs
• Developing design concepts which comply with legislative requirements
• Undertake detailed analysis of components and products identifying cost reduction, product improvement and warranty reduction opportunities within the Business
• Involvement in continuous improvement and lean manufacturing initiatives
• Any other reasonable duties as requested


• Educated to Degree level (or equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering
• Proven experience in the design and development of new products is preferable
• Full UK driving licence

Skills & Experience: 

• Lateral thinking with the ability to provide realistic and innovative design solutions
• Experience of handling multiple tasks/projects
• Experience in a 3D design package, ideally Inventor, and also using a 2D software package
• Knowledge of manufacturing processes and materials as they relate to design and manufacturing
• Development of test plans
• Structured Problem Solving capabilities
• Self-motivated with a high degree of creativity and initiative
• Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills; computer literate