Mechanical Designer

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  • £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
  • Posted 30 days ago

Mechanical Designer – Permanent – £40,000 – £55,000 +Bonus – West Sussex, UK

Talos Automation are working closely with one of our clients in the automotive industry. They are in need of a motivated and experienced Mechanical Designer to join their team in West Sussex, UK. They are looking for someone with experience in Automation or Automotive sectors.

Primary Role
the primary roles for this position is to design machines for automotive manufacturing (new and modify existing).

Job Duties

* To create mechanical designs for a range of different assembly machines
* To create timing diagrams and functions lists for machine designs
* To ensure safety both in designs and implementation in house and on customer sites
* To provide guidance and advise on a technical level to other departments
* To liaise with site teams to ensure smooth interaction between site and engineers
* To represent the client to their customers
* To interface with both in house sub contract staff and exterior design resources
* To support other departments within the company including Sales, Purchasing, HR, Finance and Factory
* To work effectively as part of a multi-disciplined team
* To support the mechanical design requirements for both powertrain and car body technology sides of the business


* Educated to a minimum HNC in mechanical engineering
* Experience in special purpose design with knowledge of assembly techniques
* Good working knowledge of mechanisms, materials, jig and fixture design
* Experience of 2D and 3D CAD
* Experience of working safely in potentially hazardous environment
* Experience in MS office

This position comes with a base salary between £40,000 – £55,000 + Annual bonus dependent on experience. Other benefits include:
– 25 days holiday allowance + bank holidays
– Employer pension contribution
– Training and development
– Potential overtime payments
– Pay review schemes

All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK, sponsorship is NOT available. To apply, please send your resume to

Talos is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


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