Lead Mechanical Design Engineer

Orion Electrotech

Lead Mechanical Design Engineer  

Lead Mechanical Design Engineer Salary: £45,000 – £50,000 DOE


Orion is currently working with an innovative manufacturing company based in Nailsworth, Stroud. We are looking for an experienced Lead Mechanical Design Engineer to join their friendly team and work hands-on in a fast-paced environment.  


The successful candidate will be predominately involved in the mechanical design of vehicles. They operate AutoCAD to produce technical drawings and schematics, for both new designs and new processes. You will be involved in testing the equipment and QA.


This is a truly unique opportunity for an engineer, to join a market leading company that will provide varied opportunities including working with the latest EV technologies.


Lead Mechanical Design Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Leading a small team of Design Engineers
  • Design and detailing of aircraft refueling vehicles and equipment
  • Creation of engineering proposals
  • 2D & 3D designs using Inventor & AutoCAD
  • Project management of contracts from cradle to grave
  • Reading and working from mechanical drawings
  • Customer liaison
  • Liaison with a multi-faceted production team
  • BOM
  • Design modifications
  • Design from customer specification
  • Working with sales/purchasing team with generation of tendering documents
  • Layout design
  • General mechanical design – sensor bracketry/equipment mounting etc..


Lead Mechanical Design Engineer Required Experience:

  • Experience managing a team of design engineers
  • In-depth knowledge of mechanical design software like Inventor, CATIA AutoCAD, Volt etc..
  • 3D CAD – AutoCAD Inventor and Volt
  • 2D Designs
  • Testing
  • Design degree/background – HNC in Mechanical Engineering
  • Must have worked with sheet metal, fabrication welding etc..
  • Experience with pumps, pressure vessels, hydraulics, pneumatics
  • Familiarity with automated production machinery
  • Experience in a multi-faceted manufacturing environment
  • Systematic approach to their work with attention to detail
  • Team player/Strong mentor
  • Desire to improve and develop their skills
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently across departments and the shop floor.

Lead Mechanical Design Engineer Package:

  • Competitive Salary of £45,000 – £50,000 DOE
  • 23 day holiday allowance
  • Pension contribution
  • Onsite parking


Mechanical Design Engineer Shifts:

Monday – Friday: 8:30 – 17:00


If you like the look of this Lead Mechanical Design Engineer role, then click and apply or if you would like further information, please contact Katie Maisey at Orion Electrotech Aylesbury. Katie.maisey@orion-group.co.uk


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