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Mechanical Design Engineer

Employment type: Permanent, full-time

Location: Knutsford, Cheshire

Hours: 8:30am to 5pm, Monday to Friday

Salary: £30,000-£35,000 p.a. + company benefits

My client is a multi-national, specialist manufacturing business based in Knutsford. They are currently recruiting for an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer to join their business on a permanent basis.


  • Assisting the engineering department in preparation of design layouts and detailed drawings.
  • Utilising the MRP system to create customer specific Bills of Materials.
  • Assisting in the preparation of works procedures for the building, production and testing of products.
  • Creating machined component drawings including dimensions, linear and geometric tolerances, finishes and notes.
  • Making amendments to any arrangement or production drawings.
  • Assisting in the checking of Bills of Materials and General Arrangement drawings.
  • Assisting other members of the Engineering department in matters relating to product development, value engineering and real time solving of production problems.
  • Assisting in the real time analysis of rejected components.

Experience/ Skills Required

  • Experience as a Mechanical Design Engineer in a manufacturing business is preferred.
  • Recognised engineering qualification e.g., Degree, HNC etc.
  • Proficient with SolidWorks.
  • Proficient with AutoCAD.
  • Previous experience working with workshop engineering staff to rectify manufacturing problems is preferred.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.

This is a great opportunity to join an organisation, who are a market leader in their field. If you are an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer seeking your next opportunity, please apply today to be considered for this role.

Key words: Mechanical Design Engineer, Design Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, SolidWorks, AutoCAD, Manufacturing, Production

    • Job type: Permanent
    • Location: Knutsford
    • Date posted:
    • Salary: £30000 - £35000