Mechanical Design Engineer - Essex

Aerospace & Defence
Ref: 5590 Date Posted: Tuesday 21 Nov 2023

Location:             Clacton on Sea

Salary:                  Up to £30,000 P.A plus Benefits

Hours:                  37.5 

Do you want to join a family run business, who value traditional values, diversity, inclusivity and career and personal development?  The business has been shortlisted as finalists for the Tendring Blue Ribbon Award, for Employer of the year and Business in community.

Reporting to the Mechanical Design Department Manager, the Design Engineer will be responsible for carrying out the duties of the Engineering Department, including design, research, prototyping, engineering documentation, estimating and process improvement.

Benefits of working here:

  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Life Insurance x4 annual salary
  • Corporate membership at the local gym and spa
  • Quarterly Team building budget for nights out / lunches
  • Regular reviews and performance related pay increases (subject to business conditions)
  • Employee wellbeing and mental health support/Wellbeing Program
  • Career progression and Training Programmes
  • Sponsoring further education
  • Salary sacrifice car scheme

What you will be doing:

  • Develop innovative mechanical products and systems, from concept to execution
  • Design and analyse mechanical and electromechanical systems, including 3D CAD modelling and simulation
  • Oversee the development process to ensure it meets the requirements and timelines
  • Perform product testing and troubleshoot design failures
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including other design engineers and project managers
  • Develop and maintain technical documentation and drawings for design projects
  • Mentor and train junior design engineers on technical and design aspects

Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or a related field or
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as a mechanical designer, preferably in a product-based industry
  • Understanding of manufacturing processes, material, and standards
  • Proven track record of developing and delivering successful mechanical products and systems
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and project management skills
  • Experience in a broad range of skills, including design for Manufacturability, tolerance analysis and cost optimisation
  • Strong design skills in 3D CAD modelling simulation and other relevant software

Cirrus Selection offers the services of an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and the services of an Employment Business for contract recruitment.

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