Job Description

Job Location

Hook RG27, UK

Type of Job


Salary / Rate


Job Ref:


Electro- Mechanical Design Engineer

Our client based in Hook is looking to recruit an Electro- Mechanical Design Engineer to join their expanding facility. Our client has been at the forefront of designing computer-controlled systems to evaluate mechanical properties and is highly regarded within the geotechnical engineering design sector.  Our client exports to over 70 countries worldwide and take pride in their company mission and vision statements which underpins their core staff values.

The purpose of this role is to produce all electro-mechanical design work and documentation required to meet design specifications. The role requires the engineer to be responsible for confirming design specifications within the company and with end-customers, and producing all schemes, calculations and preliminary designs. To arrange/document meetings to ensure all parties agree to the concepts worked on, leading to the engineer producing an agreed design, fully documented. This will include ensuring all required documentation required for CE/UKCA approval is present too. The role also requires the engineer to work with other departments and suppliers/customers whenever design-related help or information is required. Help and guidance for junior members of the department with design knowledge and processes will also be part of the role.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Generate new 3D  models / 2D designs using Solidworks, DraftSight/Autocad.

  • Generate clear and concise 2D engineering drawings and BOMS from 3D Models.

  • Generate and  maintain all design related documentation. This includes generating design      files and logging all relevant calculations, as well as compiling all documentation      required for CE approval.

  • Modify and adapt existing designs under the guidance of the Mechanical Design Manager.

  • Help support the production department by timely supply and generation of information packs      and documents prior to production, including writing assembly instructions documents if required.

  • Some Prototype assembly and test in order to fulfil pre-QA preparation.

  • Improve existing designs as required or through own initiative / ideas.

  • Present all documentation to Mechanical Design Manager in a thoroughly checked state such that potential errors are kept to a minimum.

Key Requirements

  • Practical hands-on engineering knowledge and ability.

  • An awareness and  knowledge of machining operations, materials, finishing processes,      fabrication.

  • Pocess an appreciation of electrical/electronic products.

  • Some experience of design of high accuracy mechanical devices and components would be      useful.

  • Appreciation of tolerances for application requirements and economic manufacture.


  • Ability to use 3D CAD - Solidworks.

  • Ability to use  AutoCad / Draftsight.

  • Good project and  time management skills.

  • Knowledge of   pressure vessels and design codes, and CE approval documentation would be      helpful.

Company Benefits

· Company bonus scheme

· Share incentive scheme

· Workplace pension scheme

· General life assurance

· Employee Assistance Program

· Free daily catered lunch

· Free fruit delivered   weekly

· Cycle to work scheme

· Wellbeing break out area

· Wellness activities and incentives

Interested in this job? Call us on: 0118 981 1110