Mechanical Design Engineer

We’re looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join our Lancashire-based equipment manufacturing client on a permanent-basis.

Role: Mechanical Design Engineer
Position Type: Permanent
Salary: Competitive
Location: Lancashire
Industry: Equipment design and manufacture
Reference: HQ6974
Date posted: 29/01/2019


  • To provide efficient solutions to the development of processes and products, ranging from small component designs to extremely large plant or machinery.
  • Working in a small team on all stages of a product, from research and development to design and manufacture, through to installation and final commissioning.
  • Design and implement cost-effective equipment or modifications to help improve safety and reliability.
  • Develop a project specification with colleagues, often including those from other engineering disciplines.
  • Discuss and solve complex problems with suppliers and customers.

Skills and experience

  • Degree qualified in mechanical engineering.
  • Experienced in 2D and 3D modelling using Inventor.
  • Understanding of Hydraulic Systems.
  • Previously designed heavy plant machinery
  • An understanding of BIM

Pay and benefits

  • Basic salary and staff benefits

DATS is an equal opportunities employer that promotes and celebrates diversity in the workplace.

Think you’d be a great fit for this role? If you have the skills and experience, please apply via the button above.

Applicants who demonstrate the required experience will be contacted by a consultant to discuss the opportunity in more detail. If successful, you’ll normally move to interview stage quickly and you’ll need to prove eligibility and legal entitlement to work in the UK.