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Mechanical Design Engineer

Job description

Mechanical Design Engineer

Join us in this exciting role where you’ll be designing state of the art robotic, hydraulic and control systems.  Design and manufacture of these systems is based at the facility in North Yorkshire, which is part of a worldwide company with headquarters in Houston, USA. These products are known worldwide for unrivalled quality and technical excellence utilising a wealth of experience, delivering products that perform reliably in hostile environments. 


  • Provide design input on projects, using the technical competencies listed below.
  • Produce engineering designs,specifications, and documentation to ISO 9001.
  • Assist in the preparation of operating and maintenance manuals.
  • Offsite engineering support for new products.
  • Assist sales and marketing in the preparation of quotes and proposals.
  • Provide technical support to the production, logistics and integration departments.
  • Work within the requirements of company procedures and national and international regulations.
  • Work within the timescales and budgets set by the company.


  • Good knowledge of manufacturing techniques, anodising, welding, heat treatment, painting, additive, machining, cutting, folding, and NDT requirements.
  • Assembly methods and maintenance.
  • Completing and checking designs and documentation.
  • Tolerancing, limits and fits.
  • Drawing layout and symbols.
  • Drawing and document control systems.

  • Basic salary is negotiable doe.
  • Life assurance 2 x salary.
  • 37 hours per week – 8.30am to 4.30pm Mon-Thurs and 8.30am to 4pm Friday with 30 minute unpaid lunch break.
  • Overtime on top of basic salary – time and a half after 37 hrs worked Mon-Fri and double time Sunday.
  • 25 days holidays plus 8 bank holidays.
  • 5% pension.
  • BUPA private healthcare.
Reports to: Design Manager