Mechanical Design Engineer

Wallace Hind Selection
40000.00 GBP Annual
12 Sep 2017
10 Oct 2017
Job Type
Contract Type
This is an expansion position with a well-established and growing Northampton based manufacturer. We are looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer to work in the entertainment / exhibition / conference & sporting events industries. Any exposure to Structural Design Engineering would be an advantage.

SALARY: Up to GBP45,000

BENEFITS: Good holiday allowance + Access to company pension scheme + Mobile / Laptop as required.

LOCATION: Northampton

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Rugby; Lutterworth; Leicester; Hinckley; Nuneaton; Coventry; Leamington Spa; Banbury; Bicester; Milton Keynes; Bedford; Wellingborough; Kettering; Market Harborough;

JOB SPECIFICATION - Mechanical Design Engineer

We work with clients across a wide range of markets such as Entertainment, Exhibitions and Corporate Events to provide support, consultancy and solutions to the challenges of suspending, elevating and moving equipment or people.
You will be working from the office (with occasional visits to client sites across the UK and beyond) utilising AutoCAD to design and dimension fabrication drawings on projects based on a client's specifications.

You will work with a client throughout the life-cycle of the project - from initial enquiry through to completion.

Working closely with the Lead Design Engineer, you will develop your skills and take on responsibilities from them as the role evolves.


To succeed in your application:

* You must be an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer with some sort of Mechanical Engineering qualification (ONC / HNC etc.)

* You will ideally have experience of AutoCAD (or preferably AutoCAD Inventor.) Experience of other software packages may also be considered if those skills are transferrable.
* Ideally you will have exposure (whether through education or work experience) and an appreciation of some aspects of structural engineering.


This role will develop to suit the skills of the individual. We are also a growing company with a track record of promoting talent internally.


Established over 20 years ago, we are a financially strong, profitable and growing business with some exceptional high profile clients on the global events stage.

It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services:
Mechanical Design Engineer; AutoCAD specialist; Solidworks Designer; AutoCAD Inventor Engineer; Structural Engineer; Structural Design Engineer.
Rigging; Lifts; Cranes; Suspensions; Elevating Equipment; Entertainment; Theatre; Corporate Events; Exhibitions; Conferences

INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Stuart Platt quoting Mechanical Design Engineer / Structural Design Engineer reference SP1709-37 to DD: (0) Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: (0) . Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.