• Job Reference: 40378
  • Salary: Highly Competitive
  • Discipline: Design & Engineering
  • Location: Northumberland
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Skills: Mechanical Design Engineer FTC

Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer

24 Month FTC

Location: Northumberland

Salary: Competitive depending on experience



  • 27 days holiday plus bank holidays, with option to purchase up to 3 additional days.
  • Excellent Pension Scheme.
  • Flexi scheme.
  • Hybrid working available.
  • Discounted critical illness cover, dental cover and partner life assurance.
  • Healthcare cash plan.
  • Subsidised canteen.

Company Overview

We are working with an innovative manufacturer of critical safety products for multiple applications in their search for a new Mechanical Design Engineer.

The company have innovative products and some of the best benefits and culture in the market.

Job Description

  • Support and/or lead small to medium sized product modification projects from concept through to design and production release.
  • Identify and implement product design solutions to solve current product issues in manufacturing, material supply and at the customer.
  • Assist with cost reduction projects that require R&D input.
  • Provide R&D support including prototype development on customer specific tenders.

Skills & Experience

  • Engineering qualification in mechanical engineering or mechanical design.
  • Design experience in medium to high volume electro/mechanical manufacturing.
  • Experience in designing pneumatic systems or plastic injection molded parts.
  • Experience using Pro-Engineer/Creo is desirable.
  • Experience of Six sigma and DFMA would be advantageous.

Theo James Recruitment specialise in Manufacturing & Engineering recruitment across the following disciplines;

Senior Appointments

Leadership and Management

Supply Chain/Logistics

Design - Engineer, Management

Project Engineering, Management

Production / Process Engineering

Maintenance – Technician, Engineer, Management

Quality - Engineering , Management

Health, Safety & Environmental

HR & Finance

Sales & Business Administration 


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