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Mechanical Design Engineer

Location: DONCASTER, SOUTH YORKSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 35,000-40,000 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Engineering Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 15
Posted: 2 months ago Reference: X3-525203

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join a highly successful company who provide to worldwide steel / metals industry.

The Role

  • To design and detail bespoke equipment for use in a steel plant environment based on known fundamental principles. Mechanisms, Transmission Drives – Electrically, Pneumatically and hydraulically controlled.
  • Preparation of technical sales proposals showing concept designs and detailed technical descriptions.
  • Supervisory control over the manufacturing of equipment.
  • Day to day drawing office activities


  • AutoCAD/Inventor
  • Computer Literate
  • Microsoft Office Literate


  • Steel plant experience desirable
  • Medium/Heavy Fabrications
  • Power transmission calculations and selection of components
  • Structural calculations / computer and hand written
  • Electrical / Pneumatic / Hydraulics experience desirable

Day to day the role will involve:

  • Use of AutoDesk Inventor and AutoCAD.
  • Concept of design and details of project from start to finish.
  • Preparation of technical proposals for engineering sales purposes.
  • Preparation of internal quotations for equipment for manufacturing purposes.
  • Interfacing with members of our in-house manufacturing team including electrical, pneumatic and fabrication engineers.
  • Liaising with suppliers of equipment/raw materials to obtain best prices and delivery schedules.

To be successful you will:

  • Have a flair for producing, interesting technical proposals
  • Have a minimum qualification of HNC in Mechanical and Production Engineering.
  • Have a good understanding of the principles of power transmission.
  • Be capable of performing and understanding mechanical structural calculations.
  • Have an awareness of CE Marking Regulations.
  • Be team player.
  • Have a desire to succeed in our competitive manufacturing industry.
  • Be a competent user of the Microsoft Office Suite.

This is an excellent opportunity for a keen Design Engineer to join a well-respected Engineering Division, within an internally renowned company.

Hours of work: 40 hours (08:00 to 1700)

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