Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical Design Engineer – OX14, Didcot, Oxford


Mechanical Engineer job vacancy.  Manufacturing process equipment, working on upgrades and equipment investment projects as part of the engineering team at a manufacturing company.  Any experience with pumps, drives, developing new equipment, improving and problem solving production process equipment and sourcing components will be great.  The role will suit a degree qualified engineer or similar, with a few years experience and looking to push their engineering career forward.  Reporting to Engineering Manager, you will be a part of multi-disciplinary engineering team supporting ongoing investment into company’s machinery and facilities.


Salary & Package: around £46,000, depending on experience. 


This job will suit:

  • Degree or equivalent in Mechanical / Manufacturing or similar Engineering discipline
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working within advanced manufacturing environment
  • Experience using CAD 2D and 3D required
  • Experience of working in Capital Expenditure Projects as part of a team
  • Experience with fluids, pumping systems desirable but not essential
  • Excellent communication skills this is a team role and also connects to other departments like quality and production.


The job’s working environment, opportunities and rewards:  

  • Company is investing into updating facilities and machinery hence there will be number of Capex Projects to get involved in.
  • Friendly, open and supportive company culture.
  • Proactive company culture, with the infrastructure to develop people
  • Diverse customer base, specialist manufacturing to advanced engineering sectors
  • The company develops their own technology and has a worldwide reputation in their product niches


The job will involve:

  • Reporting to Engineering Manager, you will support production and engineering in the improvement of operating efficiencies.
  • Keeping pace with the latest technology.
  • Introduce good practice methods of operation to reduce start up wastage and improve quality in Production areas.
  • Monitor equipment performance to promote continuous improvement.
  • Use of CAD 2D & 3D with FEA to produce design and assembly drawings as required


This job is commutable from Oxford, Swindon, Witney, Didcot, Abingdon and surrounding Oxfordshire areas.


“Please note that if you are not contacted within the next ten days then your application, on this occasion, has not been successful.  We thank you for taking the time to apply.”