Mechanical Design Engineer – Full Time –

  • Permanent
  • Derby, Derbyshire
  • Salary: £30000 - £35000/annum DOE Plus Benefits


We are an innovative manufacturer of automated thermoforming equipment and bespoke control systems supplying equipment worldwide.

Due to continued growth we have an exciting opportunity for a Design Engineer to join our team. As the Design Engineer you form part of a busy environment providing specialist mechanical engineering expertise for designing and building packaging machinery, automation equipment and injection mould tools, jigs and fixtures.

The ideal candidate will have a good knowledge of SolidWorks, a strong eye for detail and the ability to provide creative solutions.


*Provide mechanical engineering expertise to projects from the concept to commissioning.
*Assist in the writing of Design Specifications.
*Design innovative components, mechanisms and assemblies using suitable materials and manufacturing methods
*Create CAD drawings with appropriate tolerancing and manufacturing notes
*Create detailed component specifications (for bought-in parts).
*Research any processes that include uncertainty and prove concepts with prototypes as required.
*Coordinate the first build of new assemblies.

We are looking for a candidate with a degree in mechanical engineering, design or similar with proven engineering experience. The successful candidate will have experience working with special purpose or packaging machinery, possess great organisation and project management skills and be experienced with Solidworks or a similar CAD package.

If you are a Design Engineer with a degree in mechanical engineering or similar with experience using Solidworks, I’d be keen to hear from you. Please contact Lee at Orion Electrotech, Reading.

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Salary: £30000 – £35000/annum DOE Plus Benefits

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Derby, Derbyshire

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