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Mechanical Design Engineer/Draftsperson

£25000 - £35000/annum Pension, Life Assurance etc
Bamber Bridge, Lancashire
16/05/2019 (14:28)
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Mechanical Design \ Draftsperson

Expleo Group have an exciting opportunity available for a Mechanical Design Engineer. Based in our Preston office, you will be assigned to a new Defence programme, where your skills and experience in 2D / 3D CAD design will be fully utilised.

Purpose of the role:

Responsibilities within your role will include (but not limited to):

  • Interfacing with UK based Team to understand technical issues / specifications and requirements.
  • Producing manufacturing drawings and releasing data following specific processes
  • Producing quality while keeping within project budgets & time constraints and potentially changing requirements
  • Apply correct processes, specifications procedures & techniques working with support from specialist teams.

Desirable skills/ knowledge/experience

Ideally you will have a strong mechanical engineering background sufficient and competent in discussing and raising technical issues within a large team.


  • Sound working knowledge of a CAD system (AutoCAD, Revit, SolidWorks, Catia, CREO etc)
  • Qualifications within Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent experience)
  • Sound understanding of manufacturing processes and tolerances
  • Capable of generating manufacturing drawings
  • Experience of 2d and 3D CAD systems


  • Experienced in Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
  • Experience or an understanding of fabricated components.
  • Knowledge of Pipe assemblies
  • Knowledge & experience of working to standards and processes such as ASME and ISO
  • Demonstrate ability to follow exact instructions

Potential Background

Experienced mechanical designer or draftsman capable of producing manufacturing drawings working on CAD within PLM based systems. The CAD software you have previously used is not important, as training on a specific CAD system will be provided prior to starting work on the project.

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