Vacancy Detail

Mechanical Engineer

Main Purpose of Role

To provide mechanical engineering support to mechanical related activities within the business. 
To assist the process engineers in developing and validating cost effective, efficient mechanical tooling and processes for Production to meet product specification.
To design, manufacture and validate any jigs/fixtures required by production, where the best suited material and machining processes is selected to meet the required quality. (Internal machine shop or external suppliers)
To conduct mechanical investigations/reviews for any mechanical issues reported by the business. 
To support the review of mechanical vendors’ capabilities and conduct feasibility reviews for mechanical product / assemblies at RFQ stage.


  • Provide technical support for mechanical engineering related activities within the business. 
  • Design, manufacture and validate production jigs and fixtures utilising internal machine shop capabilities and external suppliers. 
  • Support where necessary the procurement and quality departments when interacting with mechanical vendor on technical issues and their capabilities.
  • Conduct feasibility reviews for mechanical RFQ’s.
  • Communicate technical mechanical information to internal departments, suppliers and customers when required. 
  • Ensure that the process engineers and production are supported from a mechanical perspective at prototype, NPI and MRP stages.
  • Guide and mentor junior mechanical engineers and mechanical apprentices on a day-to-day basis. 
  • Ensure that all company operating values and compliance procedures are adhered to at all times, including quality management, health and safety, legal stipulation, environmental policies and general duty of care.
  • Any other duties deemed necessary.

Outcomes of Role

  • Accurate and timely resolution of mechanical engineering issues and activities.
  • Mechanical tooling produced on-time in full and meets specification. 
  • Mechanical engineering feasibility reviews and investigations conducted in a timely manner and to the desired quality. 
  • Guide and mentor junior mechanical engineers and mechanical apprentices on a day-to-day basis.

Location: Newbridge | Salary: 31700 per year | Job type: | Posted: 08/07/2024