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Job titleSenior Mechanical Design Engineer
Job typeAuto Innovation
Salary45,000 - 55,000 GBP
LocationUK Central
Bonus PackageBenefits package
Job description

Our client is seeking a highly motivated Engineer with a demonstrated ability for design and development in a fast-paced environment to join their team based in Northamptonshire.  

The company 

Our client has arguably one of the most well-known names in the industry. Their technical capability enables them to support high-performance, niche automotive and motorsports programmes. 

The role 
As a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer, you will support the team by producing design solutions that arise from new product design, customer requests and other ad hoc activities. Working to a range of industry standards for quality and validation, you will provide solutions based on a robust methodology that will keep our client at the forefront of technology in the years ahead.  

Other responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining operational excellence for the customer base 

  • Building strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholders

  • Presenting data to both technical and non-technical stakeholders 

  • Translating client strategy into actionable projects

  • Working in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 

The requirements 

You must have a sound knowledge of engineering principles and materials, and an ability to apply your experience creatively in the development of world-leading innovative products, as well as…

  • Degree educated in Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline 

  • 5 years of experience in a design and development environment  

  • Strong experience with CAD software, preferably CATIA V5 

  • Confident in interpreting mechanical FEA studies 

  • Experience proposing solutions and improvements to design issues 

  • A good understanding of design for assembly and constraints for low-volume manufacture 

  • A good understanding of materials and associated mechanical properties 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Able to thrive in a fast-paced environment

  • Willing to develop and take on complex technical concepts 

Important information 

Reference number: 13089

FMC contact for this role: Rhys Greenslade (

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