Senior Mechanical Development Engineer

Job Title: Senior Mechanical Development Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Kenn
Salary: £27 - £37 per hour
Start Date: 2022-06-16
Reference: BH-570-1
Contact Name: Aaron Halls
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 17, 2022 13:16

Job Description

Senior Mechanical Development Engineer

12 months contract onsite in Clevedon

Up to £27 per hour PAYE (or £37 per hour Umbrella)

This role could suit a Mechanical Engineer, Design Engineer or a Senior Engineer with the relevant development experience.


  • Responsible for the delivery of design solutions within a multi-discipline engineering team, supporting product development


  • Design and develop modules / sub-assemblies of new products (NPI) in accordance with the company procedures ensuring that the required reliability, quality and cost targets are met.
  • Meet the Master Specification targets and ensure conformance to the relevant international, national and industry safety standards.
  • Verify that the designs meet the Master Specification and conform to the relevant design standards by calculation and/or testing as appropriate.
  • Accountable for the design and development of sub-assemblies of a product ensuring the specified quality and cost are achieved to the agreed project time scale.
  • Responsible for the detailed documentation of the design (models, drawings, design data, BOM, test data) ensuring all relevant information is recorded in a timely manner.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Mechanical Engineering degree (or other engineering qualification depending on experience).
  • At least 5 years’ post degree experience of working on whole system design and development in a development environment.
  • Ability to form and lead teams, coordinating actions to specific goals.
  • Excellent problem solver.
  • In-depth experience in new product introduction (NPI) and experience of managing elements of larger projects in support.
  • Experience in directing the work, mentoring and supporting more junior engineers and designers.
  • A high level of 3D and 2D CAD skills (CATIA, Visio, AutoCAD and/or other drafting tools).
  • FEA and CFD skills would be an advantage
  • An understanding of Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs) and system schematics.
  • Positive attitude and ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines.
  • Used to working in a multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Ability to convey design intent concisely to all levels (upper management, Project Managers, Lead Engineers, peers and other members of the team) – to inform and to educate.