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Mechanical Design Engineer

Job posted by: Kelvin Buick

Mechanical Design Engineer - Industrial Machine Design

Salary Guide: up to £45,000 pa

Job Type: Permanent, Full-time

Location: Cambourne - Sandy area. Own transport required due to location.
Office based position.

Leading manufacturer of industrial machinery and systems, specialising in the design and production of high-quality equipment for the food industry are seeking an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer with expertise in Autodesk Inventor and a strong background in designing industrial machinery and systems.

The successful candidate will join a dynamic team, working closely with the drawing office manager to create detailed mechanical designs and drawings for our range of mechanical systems and equipment.

With a strong emphasis on innovation and customer satisfaction, our client is committed to delivering cutting-edge solutions that meet the evolving needs of our clients.


  • Collaborate with the drawing office manager and other team members to understand project requirements and deliver innovative mechanical designs for machinery and systems.
  • Utilise Autodesk Inventor and AutoCAD (2D) to create accurate and detailed 3D and 2D models, drawings, and assemblies.
  • Conduct research and analysis to identify design constraints, technical specifications, and standards applicable to food machinery and systems.
  • Ensure compliance with industry regulations, safety standards, and quality guidelines throughout the design process.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including manufacturing, production, and quality assurance, to ensure seamless integration of designs into the production process.
  • Provide technical support to the manufacturing team during the production and assembly stages.
  • Perform design reviews, identify potential issues, and propose effective solutions.
  • Stay up to date with the latest industry trends, technologies, and best practices to drive continuous improvement and innovation in our designs.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Ideally Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field.
  • Proven experience in mechanical design work, specifically in the design of industrial or food machinery and systems.
  • Proficiency in Autodesk Inventor and AutoCAD (2D) is essential.
  • Strong knowledge of mechanical design principles, materials, and manufacturing processes.
  • Familiarity with industry standards and regulations related to food machinery and systems.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to think critically to resolve design challenges.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to produce accurate and precise drawings.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines.

If you are a highly skilled Mechanical Design Engineer with a passion for innovation and a desire to contribute to the development of cutting-edge food machinery and systems, we would love to hear from you. Join our team and be part of an organisation that values excellence, teamwork, and continuous improvement.

To apply, please submit your resume, portfolio, and a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience and achievements.

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