Mechanical Design Engineer.

  • Newport
  • Up to £30000.00 per annum

Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Newport
  • Up to £30000.00 per annum
  • Posted January 5, 2023

Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer
Location: Newport
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Hours: Monday – Thursday 08:00 – 16:45, Friday 08:00-12.00 a 37 hour week, permanent and full time role.

Here at The Recruitment Co, we are currently looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer to work for a client of ours based in Newport. This is a permanent and full time role.

Main job role will be to plan and implement activities in order to meet targets for product realisation ensuring compliance with customer specifications. Initiate and develop feasible, cost effective and reliable mechanical designs from concept through to production.

  • Mechanical product design
  • Product realisation
  • 3D CAD/Solidworks
  • 2D CAD
  • BOM and mechanical drawing generation compliant with specification
  • Support current engineering projects
  • Design FMEA
  • Part standardisation
  • Support VA/VE activities
  • Engineering change control
  • Understanding of casting process from initial pattern design through to finishing
  • A knowledge of fasteners and their application
  • A knowledge of torque, together with its application and measurement
  • Ability to confirm parts against drawing by measurement
  • Ability to understand and interpret engineering drawings
  • Obtain knowledge of engineering materials and their properties
  • Implement continuous improvement of methodology
  • Resolve technical problems, generate and implement countermeasures
  • Develop creative working practices
  • Ensure customer satisfaction
  • New product introduction

Required Experience

  • Qualified to Degree, HND/HNC or equivalent, preferably with an understanding of 3D CAD
  • Experience of working in a manufacturing/engineering discipline, preferably within a ‘bespoke’ mechanical engineering environment would be advantageous.
  • 3D CAD/Solidworks
  • 2D CAD
  • Value Analysis / Value Engineering (VA/VE)
  • Mechanical measurement techniques
  • Enterprise resource planning (ERP)
  • Data manipulation
  • Problem solving tools
  • Analysis
  • IT skills
  • Material properties – base metals
  • CNC Machining techniques / workshop practices

Company Benefits

  • Contributory membership of Pension Scheme
  • Death in Service Benefit (linked with Pension Scheme) of 3 x annual salary
  • Free car parking (plus secure parking for motorbikes, etc.)
  • 25 days of holiday per full year of service plus 8 Bank Hols
  • Annual eye test paid for if working on screens continuously
    £60.00 contribution towards new specs if prescription changes
  • Christmas Saving Club
  • PPE provided (including safety boots)

If you feel this role is for you then please apply now!


The Recruitment Co. is an equal opportunities employer and we’re committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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