Principal Mechanical Design Engineer

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    Research & Development

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    £40000 - £50000 per annum

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    Carl Griffin

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    Carl Griffin


Principal Mechanical Design Engineer - South Somerset

I currently have a position open for a Principal Mechanical Design Engineer in South Somerset with a medium sized manufacturer of small electric drive systems.

They are looking for a highly motivated, determined Principal Mechanical Engineer who enjoys a challenge and is keen to get involve, preferably an 'all-rounder' with broad based engineering skills. You will be able to demonstrate an innovative flair to solve the design challenge in front of you.

Joining their engineering team, you will undertake mechanical engineering projects; developing and designing transmission products for their catalogue and bespoke customer applications.

To be successful in this role you will have the following skills and qualifications:

  • An MEng or similar qualified Mechanical engineer highly fluent in CAD (Solidworks) with strong FEA experience

  • Experienced (at least 5 years) in hands-on design and actualisation, ideally of transmission assemblies/gear designs.

  • Capable of owning and delivering multiple projects from design concept to final delivery, interfacing with engineering, supply chain, manufacturing and test teams.

  • Strong organisational skills to set and meet project timescales.

  • Strongly desirable to have KissSoft experience

Package: £40k - 50k + O/T. 40 hour week. Holidays - 20 days rising to 25 days + statutory holidays.

They offer an excellent working environment with a multidisciplinary team. You will be able to join role specific training & development plan, and work on a variety of challenging innovation projects.

If you feel this opportunity would be suitable and you meet the requirements, please get in touch straight away!