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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Location: Plymouth
  • Salary: Market related
  • Job Type:Permanent

My client are currently recruiting a permanent full time Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - Do you have experience of cranes / lifting equipment?

The Senior Mechanical Design Engineer role is based within their Devonport Royal Dockyard business area.

The role

As a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You’ll manage the reference design of existing mechanical handling assets and contribute to the design and specification of new equipment.

Day to day, you’ll work through the whole design life cycle including requirements development, drawings, calculations, specifications and reports. You will also support the implementation of new designs including testing and commissioning.

With their track record of innovation, you’ll continually develop your knowledge and expertise.

Essential experience

• Qualified in relevant engineering discipline
(preferably mechanical)
• Experience of using 3D CAD packages
• Knowledge and experience of FEA
• Experience of cranes / lifting equipment
• Have or be able to obtain Full SC security clearance

What we offer

• Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank
• Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days
special paid leave
• Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of
salary, with life assurance
• Employee share scheme – save tax and national
insurance on shares, with 1 free
share per 10 purchased
• Employee shopping savings portal
• Employment development allowance - £125 per year
• Payment of Professional Fees
• Reward and Recognition Scheme linked to Health
and Safety
• Working from home and flexible work patterns
• Employee assistance programme supporting
physical, mental and financial wellbeing
• Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme,
discounts and our Share Ownership
• Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate.