Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical Design Engineer – Heavy Machinery – Hydraulics

I’m recruiting an adaptable and well qualified Mechanical Design Engineer to join a manufacturer of heavy machinery in Milton Keynes. This role will largely centre on the design of new machines using CAD, stress analysis/calculations and liaising with internal teams including Sales and Production.

Previous experience may have been as a Mechanical Design Engineer, CAD Engineer, Project Engineer or similar, ideally within heavy machinery industries such as construction, agriculture or heavy manufacturing.

The Role:

  • Design and Development of new products using CAD
  • Stress analysis and calculations
  • Working within industry codes & standard for product compliance
  • Liaising with internal teams including sales and production


  • Hold a degree or formal qualification in Mechanically-biased engineering field
  • Experience in designing hydraulic systems or machinery integrating hydraulic systems very beneficial, this may include lifting equipment, construction equipment, material handling equipment, plant machinery or similar.
  • Experience with CAD (Autocad, Solidworks, Solidedge or equivalent)
  • Knowledge of stress analysis via FEA or hand calculation
  • Adaptable, able/willing to “wear different hats” and work outside of outlined job description when required.


  • Salary £36,000-£42,000
  • 25 days holiday + Bank holidays

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Location Milton Keynes
Job titleMechanical Design Engineer
Salary £36000 - £42000
Consultant James Porteous
Consultant Phone 023 9400 4726
Consultant Email
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