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We have a vacancy for a Mechanical Design Engineer

A great opportunity has arisen for a suitably qualified and experienced Mechanical Design Engineer. Candidates must be qualified to bachelors degree level in Mechanical Engineering or a related field and have 5+ years experience in a similar role. A strong knowledge of mechanical parts and CAD is also required.

Key skills and knowledge areas include:

  • Expert user of Creo up to admin level

  • Experience in Electrical/Mechanical control and automation systems for various sectors such as Food packaging / Top sealing systems or Pharmaceutical.

  • In depth knowledge and experience with Design, PLM process, manufacturing, and analysis.

  • Organised, methodical, diligent approach.

  • Attention to detail and high degree of accuracy.

  • Critical thinking and quality focussed approach to decision making.

  • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally both verbally and in writing with all stakeholders.

Purpose of the job:

To design all mechanical machinery & tooling for Packaging Automation's equipment in accordance with customer specifications and requirements following current legislative and directive guidelines within the industry.

  • Ensure the accurate and timely production of Mechanical and Tooling Assemblies upon instruction from Head of Design and Design Team Leader.

  • Ensure that all designs adhere to the relevant CE machinery directives.

  • Produce fully detailed Machine & Tooling design drawings to BS8888-2011 to aid production, manufacturing and assembly.

  • Offer ideas to improve working practices, identify potential issues and offer cost effective solutions.

  • Ensure that fault finding activity is arranged to cause minimum disruption to the customer and that situations are resolved as quickly and efficiently as possible liaising with the customer as required.

  • Ensure that all documentation and information is maintained and stored on a day to day basis and in the appropriate manner.

  • Adhere to Packaging Automation's health and safety policies and procedures.

  • Adhere to customer’s site factory rules and hygiene regulations following their Health and Safety Notices to Contractors where appropriate.

The successful candidate will report to the Head of Design. An attractive benefits package, including hybrid working is available.

Anyone who is interested in this opportunity should send their CV to the HR Manager, at

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