Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer


Job Description:

Job Title:             Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Location:             Loughborough

Salary:                 £50,000 - £60,000

Type:                   Permanent


Orion Electrotech is partnered with a thriving market leading machinery manufacturing business.

With a commitment to innovation, integration, and automation, we specialize in delivering cutting-edge technical solutions tailored specifically for the food manufacturing sector. Emphasizing hygiene, efficiency, durability, and flexibility, our diverse range of products and services caters to a myriad of applications within the industry. Collaborating with leading manufacturers, we provide top-notch equipment such as snack dryers, conveyors, seasoning systems, turntables, and access gantries to renowned brands across the UK and internationally. Recognizing the unique needs of each production process, we offer bespoke solutions for various food products and packaging requirements. From turnkey project solutions to on-site mechanical support, our expert technical assistance ensures the realization of your commercial objectives.


Due to an extended period of exponential growth, we are looking for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to join our expanding design team.



About The Senior Mechanical Design Engineer Role

You will be responsible for mechanical design and development of bespoke equipment and machines.


The Senior Mechanical Design Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Design and develop bespoke equipment and machines.
  • Ensure timely project delivery within budget, collaborating with a team.
  • Communicate with stakeholders to discuss project progress and requirements.
  • Use AutoCAD Inventor for detailed mechanical designs.
  • Stay updated on industry advancements to enhance expertise.
  • Apply strong analytical skills to solve technical challenges.
  • Exhibit excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • Manage time efficiently to meet project milestones.
  • Network with professionals to optimize project outcomes.
  • Ensure adherence to budget and timelines for safe product delivery.
  • Allocate resources effectively to achieve project objectives.


A successful Senior Mechanical Design Engineer will need:


  • 5+ years of machinery or equipment design experience
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD Inventor.
  • Hold a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field with relevant certifications.
  • Demonstrate extensive engineering experience, especially in food, beverage, or pharma sectors.


We reward our Senior Mechanical Design Engineer a competitive salary and an excellent selection of benefits.


If you are a driven individual with an engineering education seeking an exciting opportunity to make a significant impact in bespoke automation we would love to hear from you. Join us on our journey as we continue to enrich the possibilities of our solutions. 

Thank you for your application. Due to the volume of applications, we receive, unfortunately we are not able to respond to every application personally, therefore, if you have not heard back from us within 5 working days please assume your application has been unsuccessful. To see our other available vacancies please visit our website.

  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Manufacturing