Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Mechanical Design Engineer


Job Description:

Hybrid working

£35,000 - £40,000 DOE + benefits

My client is looking for an ambitious Mechanical Design Engineer to join their growing team based in the Surrey area.

With a strong order book and product set to move into production, this company is looking to make a serious mark on the electric vehicle industry. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with 18 months+ design experience on complex product, looking to grow and develop within a company.

Duties of the Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Creating and refining mechanical parts and assembly drawings which capture design intent and key characteristics.
  • Performing hand calculations and finite element analyses to validate a design.
  • Discussing and resolving technically complex problems with manufacturers, suppliers, and customers.
  • Preparing for design reviews to pass through a gated design development process.
  • Producing outline designs and determining project feasibility considering implications such as cost, safety, and time.
  • Liaising with suppliers regarding cost, quality, and availability of products.
  • Producing engineering reports and providing technical support to other departments.
  • Supporting DFMEA activities.
  • Producing engineering drawings for conformance to BS8888.

Required Skills and Experience of the Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Creative and innovative design skills.
  • Development and analysis of engineering solutions.
  • Thorough understanding and experience of hand calculations and FEA
  • Sound knowledge of physics and mechanical engineering theory
  • Solidworks experience
  • Degree in a relevant engineering field or higher-level diploma with industry experience.
  • Knowledge in application of GD&T


  • Core hours – You are required to work 10:00 – 16:00 every day but can flex the rest of the working hours.
  • Performance bonus – Eligible to receive a bonus of up to 15% of the annual salary subject to the company performance.
  • Pension scheme – Company will match contributions from a minimum of 5% and up to 7%.
  • Private healthcare – After probation, you, your partners and dependents are able to join the company’s private healthcare scheme.
  • Learning and Development – Variety of training course and development opportunities available, including the offer of learning Mandarin.
  • Relocation – If required, relocation packages are on offer.


  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Manufacturing
  • Years Experience

    1+ years