Mechanical Design Engineer

Location Derbyshire
Job Type Permanent
Salary £35000 - 44500 per year
Contact Matt Taylor
Call 07562 208 051
Reference MT - MDE11

Mechanical Design Engineer


Salary: £35,000 - £44,500 (DOE)

24 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays

The company:

Our client is a leading provider of mechanical engineering services in the area, supplying, designing an installing Bespoke Materials Handling Equipment and Special Purpose Machinery.

Established in the area, they have built a strong reputation for delivering quality service to their clients nationwide in the FMCG industry.

Their team designs and fabricates a variety of products, including conveyor systems, piping, structural steel work, small machinery, and more. They pride themselves in a providing a high standard of craftsmanship and innovation.

As a business they are experiencing growth and a consistent large volume of incoming projects, and have recently promoted from within, as such they are looking to expand their design team to allow them to run additional projects simultaneously.

They currently employ more than 50 employees across the business, with 3 engineers in the design team.

The role:

As a Mechanical Design Engineer, you will be an integral part of the close-knit design team, working on a variety of projects from initial conception and proposal, all, the way through to installation.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Designing whole machinery as well as individual components
  • Offering a “cradle to grave” solution
  • Using Autodesk Inventor
  • Producing both 3D and 2D drawing (With a large focus on 3D)
  • Attending site visits and consulting clients to understand project requirements.
  • Creating detailed workshop drawings and overseeing the fabrication process
  • Managing multiple projects and ensuring timely delivery
  • Collaborating with clients and internal teams to plan installations.

What we’re looking for in a candidate:

  • Previous use of Autodesk Inventor is essential
  • A general understanding of engineering principles and the ability to problem solve.
  • Experience within the food processing, conveyor systems or sheet metal industry.
  • Experience designing SPM and building prototypes.
  • Strong project management skills and the ability to manage your own workload.
  • Capable of working within a customer facing role and offering a consultative service to clients
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work independently.

The Benefits:

  • Competitive salary package - £35k - £44.5k Depending on experience.
  • Office-based role, with small friendly team
  • Working hours of: 8am – 4:30pm (Mon-Friday)
  • 24 days of annual leave + bank holidays, with an additional day for every 3 years of service
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment
  • Opportunities for professional development and career growth

How to Apply:

If you are a motivated and experienced Mechanical Design Engineer looking to join a growing company, we want to hear from you!

Please send your CV to Matt Taylor at or give me a call on 0116 218 1644

ATA is committed to creating a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation