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Mechanical Design Engineer (SolidWorks)
Employment type: Permanent, full-time
Location: Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Hours: 8:30am – 5pm, Monday to Friday
Salary: £30,000 – £40,000 depending on experience

Benefits: 28 days holiday + bank holidays, Enhanced pension, Health scheme and more


My client is a leading provider of specialist engineering and defence products. They are seeking a talented and motivated Mechanical Design Engineer to join their dynamic team.
The successful candidate will be responsible for designing, developing, and improving mechanical components and systems for a range of specialist engineering products. This role requires a strong understanding of engineering principles, creativity, and attention to detail to ensure the safety, reliability, and effectiveness of the solutions. The ideal candidate will work closely with the R&D, manufacturing, and quality assurance teams to bring innovative products from concept to production.
  • Design and develop mechanical components and systems for explosive engineering products.
  • Create detailed 3D models and engineering drawings using CAD software.
  • Perform engineering calculations and simulations to ensure designs meet specifications and safety standards.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including R&D, manufacturing, and quality assurance, to bring products from concept to production.
  • Conduct prototyping, testing, and validation of designs.
  • Identify and resolve technical issues and implement design improvements.
  • Prepare technical documentation, including design specifications, test reports, and user manuals.
  • Stay updated with industry trends, standards, and best practices in mechanical design and explosive engineering.
Experience/ Skills Required
  • Degree in Mechanical or Design Engineering, or a related field.
  • Chartered Engineer registration would be a benefit but not essential
  • Previous experience in mechanical design engineering role
  • Proficiency in CAD software (e.g., SolidWorks, AutoCAD).
  • Strong understanding of engineering principles, materials, and manufacturing processes.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong communication and teamwork abilities.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge of defence engineering principles and safety standards is a plus, however not essential.
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: Trowbridge
    • Date posted:
    • Salary: £30000 - £40000