Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Mechanical Design Engineer


Job Description:

Job Title:             Mechanical Design Engineer

Location:             Kidderminster

Salary:                 £40,000 - £45,000

Type:                   Permanent


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

Established over 35 years ago, this company prides itself on fostering genuine partnerships with its clients, embodying a philosophy of openness and collaboration. With a workforce of nearly 60 skilled professionals, they are dedicated to providing efficient, timely, and environmentally sensitive automated systems. Their extensive experience and commitment to excellence have made them a trusted choice for major projects in the UK automotive, rail, and aerospace industries. Renowned for their multi-disciplinary approach, they offer comprehensive design and manufacturing services backed by a reliable supply chain. Their unwavering support for clients navigating the challenges of top-tier manufacturing underscores their reputation as a dependable ally in achieving success.


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



About The Mechanical Design Engineer Role

You will be responsible for mechanical design and development of bespoke equipment and machines, along with progressing projects through all stages of a full product development lifecycle.


The Mechanical Design Engineer will be responsible for:


  • Design mechanical solutions for automated production equipment.
  • Collaborate to refine designs for client needs and project requirements.
  • Create detailed CAD drawings for components and assemblies.
  • Evaluate designs for optimal performance and cost-effectiveness.
  • Oversee prototype fabrication and testing.
  • Conduct design reviews to improve functionality.
  • Stay updated on industry trends and regulations.
  • Source components and materials from suppliers.
  • Manage product lifecycle activities.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement initiatives.


A successful Mechanical Design Engineer will need:


  • 3+ years of machinery design experience
  • Proficiency in 3D CAD.
  • Hold a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field with relevant certifications.
  • Full Rights to work in the UK


We reward our 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