Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Mechanical Design Engineer


Job Description:

Job Title:             Mechanical Design Engineer

Location:             Widnes

Salary:                 £40,000 - £45,000

Type:                   Permanent


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

With a firm belief in the importance of robust engineering principles, this company specialises in professional-grade 3D mechanical design, documentation, and product simulations. Utilising state-of-the-art software and equipment, their team conducts feasibility studies, detailed designs, system layouts, simulations, and more, tailored to meet project-specific requirements. Their modern manufacturing facility boasts extensive capabilities including fabrication, welding, CNC machining, and assembly. Supported by a dedicated workforce and robust project management processes, they ensure seamless execution, transparent communication, and customer satisfaction across a diverse portfolio of projects, exemplifying their dedication to excellence in engineering solutions.


Due to an extended period of exponential growth, we are looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join the 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 and develop mechanical systems for material handling equipment to meet project specs, standards, and regulations.
  • Conduct feasibility studies and analysis for design viability.
  • Create detailed 3D models, drawings, and technical documentation.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams for integrated and efficient designs.
  • Perform system layout development and 3D modelling for optimal space and material flow.
  • Conduct simulations and testing for design validation and safety.
  • Identify and mitigate risks through thorough assessment and compliance with standards.
  • Provide technical support during manufacturing, assembly, and commissioning.
  • Collaborate with suppliers to source and integrate components for reliability.
  • Stay updated on industry trends and emerging technologies for innovative solutions.


A successful Mechanical Design Engineer will need:


  • 3+ years of equipment design experience
  • Proficiency in 3D CAD.
  • Hold a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field with relevant certifications.
  • Demonstrate prior experience in a material handling equipment related sector.
  • 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.