Mechanical Design Engineer

Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per annum + Benefits

Contact: Lewis Morrison at 01618261120 or apply directly using the form
quoting Job Reference No. 1330

After 75 years of growth and development, a fantastic opportunity has emerged for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join one of the world’s leading interdisciplinary research councils.

Reporting to Design Manager, this role is a unique opportunity for an ambitious Mechanical Design Engineer who wants to make a difference, whilst designing innovative and scientific instrumentation for research in the water, air and on land in the Arctic and Antarctica.

This is a chance to join a growing company that can offer progression and career development. If you are a person who likes to work in a challenging and varied environment and have a range of engineering skills and experience, then this is the role for you.

Mechanical Design Engineer Duties:

  • Specification, design and procurement of new instrumentation.
  • Development of new systems and equipment to meet customer requirements.
  • Initiation and monitoring of in-house projects to ensure design standards are achieved.
  • Ensuring installations on BAS ships, aircraft and Antarctic Stations are completed to specification and on schedule.
  • Supporting systems in the field including provision of all necessary spares and maintenance.

Mechanical Design Engineer Requirements:

  • HNC/D or BEng in Mechanical Engineering or similar.
  • 3D CAD – Inventor, SolidWorks (or similar)
  • Component design, complex assemblies
  • Technical drawings, BOMs, documentation


If this role isn’t of interest, but you know of someone who could be, Chroma Recruitment operates a referral scheme.
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