Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Ref: JJG16012019
Sectors: Technology, Engineering
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 04 February 2019
  • Chorley, Lancashire, England, UK Chorley Lancashire GBR PR6 7DE
  • £35,000 - £45,000 per Annum
  • Jeff Glasgow
  • 0161 8737000

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Due to continued growth and an expanding team, our client based Chorley is currently seeking a time served Mechanical Design Engineer. you will be responsible for the design & development of new and/or existing products utilising technical capabilities. This includes pressure vessels, pressure control systems and other equipment/systems that complement the products in line with client/industry requirements.


  • Design, development and specification of new and existing pressure related products where typical design requirements include: -
    • Load bearing components
    • Integration with proprietary components
    • Lifting & Handling points
    • Tooling & Fixtures
    • Fabrications
    • Hydraulic & Pneumatic actuation
    • High pressure seal arrangements
    • Pressure bearing components (≤60,000 psi)
  • Ensure designs conform to industry, customer and company standards
  • Select suitable materials, surface finishes, coatings and treatments for the products intended use
  • Carry out regular design reviews with the team and/or customer
  • Analyse designs using suitable tools and liaise with third party design verification company
  • Carry out value added value engineering (VAVE) to engineer cost out of the products
  • Output accurate models, drawings, BOM's and other technical documents to customers, both internal and external
  • Check & sign off drawings in line with relevant drawing standards
  • Carry out engineering changes using revision control procedures
  • Carry out administration of document management system
  • Manage design based non-conformances

Key Skills:

  • 2D & 3D CAD (SolidWorks preferred)
  • In-depth knowledge of relevant industry standards: - PD5500, ASME VIII Div 2 & 3, EN13445
  • FE Analysis of Pressure Vessels (Ansys preferred)
  • Ability to carry out hand calculations (force, torque, bending moments, hoop stress, shear stress, weld strength etc.)
  • Risk Analysis, Fault Tree Analysis (FTA) & Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA)
  • Administration & usage of Document Management Systems (EPDM)
  • Knowledge of high spec. materials, coatings and finishes including stainless and carbon steels, structural steels, elastomers and performance plastics
  • Project Management
  • Strong IT skills

Experience & Qualifications:

  • BEng or BSc (Hons) in mechanical engineering or equivalent (2.1 minimum)
  • Industry experience; ideally in high pressure systems, hydraulics, pressure vessels or associated supply.


  • £35-£45k plus profit related bonus
  • 33 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • 37.5hrs per week flexi working hours
  • Statutory Pension

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency.

06/03/2019 16:09:17
GBP 35000 35000.