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Graduate Mechanical Engineer (R&D) 

Salary: £24,000 – 26,000 per annum

Position Type: Permanent

Location: Knutsford, Cheshire

Hours: 8.30 am-5 pm Monday – Friday

Benefits: 23 days holiday + banks (Increases with length of service), Pension, Health Cash Plan, Personal Accident Insurance

Start Date: Available to start in the next 3 months 


My client is a market leader within the specialist engineering manufacturing industry, which prides itself on quality and reliability. They are looking for an additional engineer to join their team. This is a perfect opportunity for a graduate as you will get to work closely with the R&D Works Manager. You will be working within a technical engineering production environment. The successful candidate will work on mechanical engineering products to develop new and existing products.

Example of Responsibilities

  • Keeping to the high-quality standards for testing and report writing
  • Make an impact on new product designs
  • Constructing and assessing prototypes
  • Use AutoCAD/Solidworks for technical drawings
  • Utilising test facilities efficiently
  • Working with Failure Mode Effects Critical Analysis (FMECA) to identify potential failures.
  • Develop an automated assessment of products
  • Balance the workloads of large development projects

Essential skills

  • Must live within commutable distance to Knutsford
  • A degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Experience with AutoCAD or Solidworks
  • Hands-on approach to working
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to solve problems
  • Must be eligible to work in the UK

Apply now to be considered for this excellent opportunity.

Keywords: Graduate Mechanical Engineer, Graduate Engineer, Research and Development, R&D

    • Job type: Permanent
    • Location: Knutsford
    • Date posted:
    • Salary: £24000 - £26000