Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Job Reference: AGS14744
  • Date Posted: 30 August 2018
  • Recruiter: MSS People
  • Location: Durham, County Durham
  • Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
  • Sector: Engineering & Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Allan Stevenson
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01642 718936

Job Description

MSS People are working with an established client who require a Mechanical Design Engineer to work 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.


Your Responsibilities will include:


  • 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
  • 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


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