Senior Design Engineer – Mechanical

MP Filtri UK Ltd is strengthening its Design Team with the appointment of a new Senior Mechanical Design Engineer. This role will help bolster the existing team by working closely with the electronics engineer and other mechanical engineers to integrate our products.
The role will be based at MP UK’s manufacturing facility in Bourton-on-the-Water for the first 12 months, after this time it will be based in Evesham. 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Design and detail mechanical systems
  • Detail specifications of system components
  • High level understanding of materials and their characteristics
  • High level understanding of simulation and FEA methods
  • Guide and direct the mechanical team directly, making decisions about product development
  • Plan and map out a project plan and archive the project objectives
  • Document processes
  • Direct and advise the engineering team on technical specifications relating to mechanical systems
  • Recognize and detail test specifications for mechanical systems and electronic components to ensure compliance with CE marking and other relevant specifications
  • Generation of technical reports and technical files.
  • Project management
  • Generation of system BOMs
  • Generation of SolidWorks 3D CAD models
  • Lease with test houses and competence centres, managing approvals
  • Detailing of manufacturing drawings, BOMs, assembly drawings, schematic drawings and DXFs accurately and to a high standard
  • Engineering modifications and correcting/updating existing drawings
  • Noting the engineering changes required during the build process in order to capture these for future builds
  • Review existing designs, optimizing them for production with modern manufacturing processes
  • Generate sales drawings using 3D software and engineering drawings. (Preferable but not essential, training can be provided for the right candidate)
  • Working with suppliers to define appropriate and fit-for-purpose component selection
  • Strict compliance with quality, occupational safety and environmental regulations 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience required:
  • Minimum of a degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline
  • Post-grad industrial experience
  • Great understanding of mechanical design processes
  • Project management skills
  • Understanding of hydraulics and systems for both mobile and industrial applications
  • Good communication skills
  • Detailing of tasks and record-keeping
  • Complete comprehensive FEA of mechanical assemblies
  • Understanding of hydraulics and systems for both mobile and industrial applications
  • Understanding of various communication systems including MODBUS and CANBUS (Desirable)

Particular aptitude/personal attributes required:
  • A team player but with the initiative to make own decisions and work with minimal supervision
  • Self-starter, able to identify requirements independently, then make proposals for solutions
  • Able to work under pressure, to tight deadlines, often with ever-changing priorities
  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and analytical approach, with attention to detail
  • Aptitude to learn from others and share knowledge with others

  • Competitive salary + Bonus scheme
  • Pension Scheme

Please send your application and CV to:
Kris Perks
General Engineering Manager
MP Filtri UK Ltd


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