Mechanical Design Engineer

BCH (Rochdale) Ltd
£38,000 - £42,000 a year - Full-time

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  • £38,000 - £42,000 a year

Job type

  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • Overtime
  • Flexitime
  • Monday to Friday



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  • Flexitime
  • On-site parking

Full job description

General Description

As a Mechanical Design Engineer you will be expected to work in a design office environment, whilst providing working design solutions to technical problems. This role will often require you to work on your own initiative, sometimes under pressure, producing detailed design drawings suitable for construction in a timely manner.

The position will also encompass team working on larger projects, including checking the work of other members of staff to mitigate any potential discrepancies between each other’s work scopes/interfaces.

The organisation intends to recruit trainee and/or lesser qualified members of staff and from time to time you may be required to provide assistance to their continued learning and development.

Basic Function

To carry out duties and activities allotted under the job title and contract of employment including general aspects associated with the office environment and Health & Safety.

Reporting to the Design Office Manager and timely liaison with the Production Manager and other company personnel and their allotted departments.

  • To carry out your job to the best of your ability in accordance with the schedules and completion dates assigned.
  • Undertake calculations using design software but also by hand as required.
  • Management of small projects.
  • To undertake all tasks allotted to you in a safe and professional manner without prejudice.
  • To uphold the correct usage of office equipment.
  • Dedicate yourself to the assigned job issued using your knowledge and experience to produce the best possible outcome for the good of the customer and company.
  • To help create cost saving ideas and designs as an ongoing improvement allowing the company to uphold its market position by staying competitive.
  • Accept new technology and integrate the ideas into your working environment.
  • To establish and uphold a professional and confidential rapport when carrying out your daily duties and conferring with customers or other persons within the organisation.
  • To understand and uphold your duties regarding Health & Safety throughout the site.
  • To uphold the company rules and rulings communicated via management.

Main Duties

  • Undertake to follow the policies and procedures designed to improve the working practices of the Design and Technical Departments.
  • Have a working knowledge and offer guidance to others, on Statutory Regulations and Codes of Practices. (Eg: EN standards for design, CE marking of machinery, Pressure vessel codes and directives etc).
  • Undertake site visits and site surveys.
  • Actively take part in a close working relationship with all other areas of the Company.
  • Design and detailing of both bespoke and standard equipment and ensuring quality standards/procedures are met. Utilising AUTOCAD and 3D to create the designs.
  • Utilise company standards (designs, drawings or BOM’s etc.) to prevent continual design/drawing work being carried out that is unnecessary.
  • Ensure that any modifications found necessary during manufacture are captured, reviewed and where agreed the relevant drawings are updated for future use.

General Objectives and Responsibilities

  • To make sure that the task under your control is correct and free from errors.
  • Do not proceed with a design or verbal instruction knowing it to be incorrect.
  • To be polite and understanding to colleagues and customers at all times.
  • To consider value engineering when purchasing parts and costing jobs with the aim of reducing times and prices, where possible.
  • To read and understand the Company Safety Manual and comply with Company Safety Policy both in house and on site.
  • To help create a hygienic, clean and uncluttered working environment.
  • To help create a team atmosphere that is both flexible and cooperative that will embrace change and challenges in a positive and helpful manner.


To operate where the job/position demands (either in the UK or overseas, when necessary).

Good package available

  • Salary Range dependant on experience £38k - £42K
  • 37 hours per week
  • Paid overtime

Core hours (flexible upon prior agreement):

Monday – Thursday 8.30am -5.00pm

Friday 8.30am – 2.00pm

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: £38,000.00-£42,000.00 per year


  • Flexitime
  • On-site parking


  • Monday to Friday

Application question(s):

  • Please list 2-3 dates and time ranges when you could do an interview.

Work Location: In person