Mechanical Design Engineer

An opportunity for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join a world leader in Waste Handling Equipment.

Our client have already engaged in the delivery of a wide range of high profile projects for local authorities and national and international Contractors and on the back of this they have been recently been awarded another major contract and thus are looking to add a Mechanical Design Engineer on a Permanent basis to their highly experienced team.

The client is a highly successful international business with a number of manufacturing and service facilities in the Uk and abroad with its roots going back to the 1800’s.

Our client has an impressive list of accreditations /approvals , ranging from ISO 9001 to Investors in People.

They are the market leaders in terms of innovation, safety and aftermarket service.

Role Overview
Your role will be to produce mechanical drawings and the part list documentation to support the products manufactured onsite at the client’s premises.
You will be working directly for and under the supervision of the Engineering Manager and the Senior Project Draughtsman.

You will develop engineering designs from existing product ideas and from gathered information liaising with the production and sales / marketing departments.




Working within the engineering department and under the guidance of the Engineering Manager the objective is to produce working mechanical drawings using 3D Cad technology; part lists and stores pick lists for each of the vehicle types we produce.

There is a need to produce detailed assemblies, component drawings and pick lists for each of the following areas of build for the vehicles.

Examples: Chassis cab.

Chassis preparation.

Body construction.

Lifter systems.

Much of the information is available from the Engineering Manager but with the volumes of vehicles and the ever changing design requirements demanded by the customers - individual sets of drawings / part lists will be required for each build and the task is to produce these details and the specifications for the relevant production departments within the necessary time scales.
There is scope for innovation and the development of new designs but all work should be carried out with consideration for various factors including product materials, production economics, health and safety, legal requirements, quality, cost, ease of manufacture and maintenance.

Key Responsibilities
Direct involvement with the Production Department to identify and solve engineering problems arising with the build of the vehicle on the shop floor; identifying and introducing economical and practical solutions as soon as possible to reduce production down time.

This roll will also include direct involvement with the Service Department to identify and solve problems arising with component failures on the vehicles in the field and identifying and introducing economical and practical solutions.
Liaison with suppliers and the production departments to assist with the solving of any mechanical problems arising during manufacture or production of parts or vehicles.

Compiling of Technical Job Files to comply with CE documentation, Health and Safety and Road Vehicle Regulations and chassis manufactures guidelines.
Up-date technical files and amending drawings where Engineering Changes are required.

To cooperate with after sales service engineers, stores and customer enquiries for spares and repairs.

To assist with identification of parts and spares requests from stores.

Assist with sourcing and purchasing of parts from suppliers for prototype assemblies taking into consideration costs and delivery schedules












Please Apply today.


  • Location: Worksop, England
  • Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: E3 Recruitment
  • Posted: 06-Jun-2022
  • Posted on: careers4a.com