Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Southampton, Hampshire
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 894538_1519896490
Contact Name: Lucy Fowler-Tutt
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 01, 2018 09:28

Job Description

A Mechanical Design Engineer is required on a permanent basis for our engineering client in Southampton, to be a key member of the engineering team, supporting new and existing projects from a mechanical perspective and engineering processes.

Our client specialises in improving energy efficiency of reciprocating engines, developing technology that delivers significant benefits to companies providing power capacity or serving end users of diesel and gas fuelled generators worldwide.


Supporting the mechanical design of high speed turbo-generators, turbochargers and power electronics
Leading or supporting the integration of products within a larger system (such as oil and cooling systems, pipework, bolted joints, thermal calculations)
Leading and delivering assigned system or sub-system level projects from rough sketches and oral instructions to fully detailed designs which meet the requirements
Utilisation and development of tools and analysis methods, including stress & thermal calculation, and analysis of static & rotating components.
User of 3D CAD, to build and manipulate models, to understand or produce drawing for manufacture.
Supports driving full documentation of design including, BOM, drawings, and procedures.
"Hands on" activities for new builds, component measurement, tests and trouble shooting.
Incorporating design for manufacture and assembly in all designs.
Redesign of existing products to reduce cost / improve performance / extend service intervals / optimise reliability by following process, in adherence to ISO 9001.

Knowledge, Skills & Qualifications

BEng / MEng 2:1 minimum or equivalent in mechanical, automotive, aerospace or power engineering from a leading university. Postgraduate qualification desirable.
Industry background working with prime movers and energy conversion from fuel or fluids (such as IC engines, turbomachinery, generators). Industries may include energy, renewables, automotive, aerospace, industrial (process) etc.

Role Title:Mechanical Design Engineer
Location:Southampton, Hampshire
Salary: £35,000-£40,000pa
Job Ref:894538


Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

In the first instance, candidates should send us their CV, clearly stating salary expectations, location preferences and availability. Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to submit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. Services advertised by Electus Recruitment Solutions are those of an Agency. This is a permanent opportunity.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.