Lead Mechanical Engineer

Huxley Engineering are recruiting for one of their key clients in the Swindon area that specialise within a highly regulated industry working with a very niche and exciting technology. This is an opportunity for an experienced, lead mechanical design engineer to join a successful and growing organisation working within technically complex but very interesting industry sector.

Details of the job role and skill set requirements are as below, if you feel you have relevant areas of experience or even transferable areas of experience please send your up to date CV ASAP for review.


To be the lead Mechanical Design Engineer to produce optimised engineering solutions on allocated projects and provide wider support to the Mechanical Team Leader.

Role Requirements:


  • Degree-qualified or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline
  • Chartered Engineer or working towards chartership.


  • Demonstrable experience of special purpose machinery design.
  • Experience of high temperature industrial processes and associated equipment is desirable but not essential.
  • Industrial experience in Mechanical Engineering.


  • Working knowledge of 2D and 3D CAD software essential, AutoCAD Inventor preferred.
  • some electrical and controls knowledge would be preferable.
  • Strong leader with good communications skill and management skills.


  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Must be self-motivated and driven to achieve set goals when working under pressure and with limited resources.
  • Demonstrate creativity and experience across the design lifecycle including undertaking requirements capture, concept generation, development and down selection.
  • Travelling and working at customers and suppliers' sites is an integral part of the role and the ideal candidate would will have no restrictions that would interfere with worldwide travel.
  • Team working, communication skills, technical support to other departments, ability to work independently if necessary.
  • Deal effectively with ambiguity and multiple problems whilst working to tight timescales.
  • Ability to achieve set goals when working under pressure and with limited resources.

Salaries will be up to £55,000 including great benefits package, this salary maybe flexible upwards for an exceptional candidate.

Please send your up to date CV ASAP for interview consideration.

Job reference information
Advertiser Huxley
Contact Name Marcus Mighty
Telephone 01179 388088 (Please reference Dice when calling)
Reference HA-32619865_1494231507