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Mechanical Design Engineer / Works Manager

The Role: -

  • Designing special purpose machines;
  • Designing and producing drawings for the in-house manufacture of jigs & fixtures and mechanical tooling;
  • Developing products & Prototypes;
  • Problem solving;
  • Purchasing materials and progress chasing;
  • Dealing with Clients, Customers and Suppliers
  • Site Visits;


Experience & Skills required: -

  • Effective oral and written communication skills;
  • Good team working skills;
  • Sufficient engineering capability and experience to create effective engineered solutions;
  • Supervising and managing employees;

Desired Skills: -

  • A self-motivated, team player, flexible and willing to learn
  • Good telephone manner
  • An interest in how things work, especially mechanically


Future Prospects/Career Progression: -

This is a relatively new role within the company so full training will be given but we would like to see the right candidate progress into a self-sufficient Works Manager. We are looking for someone who is an ambitious pro-active designer, with a technical mind, an eye for precision & detail and would like the chance to diversify their skills with the opportunity to progress into management. We are looking for someone to take the lead and be pro-active with this position taking the main responsibilities from the Company Director.

Hours of work ideally would be 7:30am to 5:30pm Monday to Thursday and 7:30am to 3:30pm on a Friday.

Salary negotiable

To apply for this position please send your CV to or contact Jon on 01279 656047

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