Junior Mechanical Engineer

  • Location

    Leicester, United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Engineering & Technology

  • Salary:

    £21000 - 26,000

  • Contact:

    Matthew Hind

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  • Published:

    4 days ago

  • Expiry date:


We have an exciting opportunity for a Graduate or Junior Mechanical Engineer to join a dynamic engineering team at their site in Thurmaston, Leicestershire.

Joining a dynamic team and reporting directly to the Engineering Director and Senior Engineer, the Mechanical Engineer will work with a leading manufacturer of domestic lighting systems.

You will support the full life cycle of the engineered product from initial design, through manufacturing development process and customer release.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work on the development of new products, based on market research and customer requirements
  • Work with the Factory, Sales and Customer Service teams to identify and reduce production related errors
  • Work on projects to help improve the overall performance and specification of the existing product portfolio
  • Carrying out detailed design work using Solidworks CAD system
  • Actively input into potential new designs
  • Assist with solving customer service issues
  • Carry out internal build and test of prototypes including documentation

Experience/Skills Required:

  • HND or degree qualified in a suitable subject – preferably Mechanical Engineering
  • Solidworks experience or a similar CAD system.
  • An understanding of electrical circuits would be useful.
  • Experience of extrusions (aluminium or plastic) would be useful, but not essential
  • An understanding of general processes within manufacturing would be useful.
  • Able to use standard Microsoft office software, especially Excel.