Mechanical Design Engineer Vacancy

27 March 2023


Job description

To complement our growing team, we are recruiting an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer.

Reporting to the Technical Manager the focus for this role is for an HND/Degree educated Mechanical Design Engineer with a strong background in machinery and hydraulics. They will be highly organised and motivated and be able to demonstrate a structured methodology to drawing practices and BOM’s. Must have the ability to juggle several projects at once.

Key Tasks & Skills:

  • Detailed drafting of new products from concept stage through to production. Work to include: Design detailing and checking of assembly / sub-assembly and detailed drawings, producing calculations where necessary, generation of Design File, BOM’s.
  • Use of 3D modelling (Solidworks) and 2D drafting (Autocad) CAD packages
  • Redevelopment of existing products in order to enhance the design, cut costs and consider ease of manufacture.
  • Producing, modifying and reviewing engineering drawings.
  • Use Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Appreciation in methods of manufacture – particularly in line with our own manufacturing capabilities.
  • Appreciation of different material properties and engineering processes.
  • Drawing management from concept to production.
  • Implementation of trials and recording results.
  • Applying manufacturing and quality specifications and assigning notes.
  • Identifying and communicating potential design problems to the rest of the design/engineering team.
  • Liaising with design/engineering team and proposing new concepts and improvements with customers and shop floor staff
  • Ability to work well in a team and individually.

Credentials for the successful candidate:

  • Proven design skills.
  • Experience in taking ownership of a project.
  • Experience in Technical Authoring and Solidworks Composer.
  • Used to working to tight production deadlines and cost constraints.
  • Have good analytical skills with an eye for detail and excellent communication.
  • Must enjoy working both on their own and as part of a team.


Hy-Ram are looking for a well-qualified Design Engineer.

Hy-Ram have an open mind regarding whether the successful candidate be a young graduate in the earlier stages of their career, or a more mature candidate… who can bring experience to the team.

  • HND (minimum) / Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • At least 2 years working experience in Solidworks
  • Experience in taking ownership of a project

This exciting and varied role would suit a dynamic individual that enjoys running a project from initial concept stage through to final production not afraid of taking ownership and getting involved at all levels.

Our manufacturing facilities are extensive and multi-faceted including CNC and manual milling and turning, welding, assembly, and test. An appreciation of manufacturing techniques, together with material properties and processes would be advantageous.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Company pension
  • On-site parking


  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:

Hand sanitiser stations, face masks worn when working outside your immediate bubble.


  • SolidWorks: 2 years (required)
  • AutoCAD: 2 years (required)
  • Engineering Drawing: 4 years (required)
  • Work Location: Mansfield

To apply, please email or call 07971 151 202.


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