Mechanical Design Engineer

Job details
Posting date: 21 January 2020
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 per year
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 20 February 2020
Location: RG6 1AW
Company: Jonathan Lee Recruitment
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 54013-11141

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Mechanical Design Engineer – Reading – Permanent - Competitive Salary & benefits

An exciting role has opened for a Mechanical Design Engineer Engineer to join an established engineering team at the Reading facility of a leading engineering company who produce civil and military aircraft components.

As the Design Engineer, you will be responsible for detailed design and development work on new and existing products in collaboration with cross functional teams. The Design Engineer will introduce new design concepts and methods of manufacture.

What You Will Do:

As Design Engineer, you will;

• Undertake detailed design work on new and existing products
• To oversee the new products from quotation through to delivery, ensuring that the company achieves its targeted technical performance, costs and delivery time objectives
• To develop specifications for these products
• To maintain appropriate design data, design records and test information
• To maintain standards and specifications issued by standard bodies
• Create detail drawings of designs, using the CAD system
• To discuss project and design requirements with customers and suppliers as necessary

What You Will Need:

As Design Engineer;

• Degree qualified or equivalent in mechanical engineering or similar related subject with proven industry experience
• Knowledge of the drawing/documentation standard BS8888
• 3D CAD design and technical drawing experience required, knowledge of GD&T
• Knowledge of modern manufacturing methods
• Basic electrical knowledge

What You Will Get:

As Design Engineer;

• Excellent salary – negotiable dependent upon experience
• 25 days Holiday – Additional days are available upon long service
• Private Healthcare, Pension Scheme, Share option scheme, Sick pay scheme


Suitably qualified and experienced Mechanical Design Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter to

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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