Mechanical Design Engineer

Sewtec is seeking a mechanical design engineer to join our growing bespoke automation solutions company in Yorkshire.

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Purpose of the role

Joining our special purpose design team, the successful candidate will play a key role in the design and development of our projects. You’ll be tasked with providing effective and innovative product design solutions to ensure Sewtec remains a market leader in providing automated solutions to our new and existing customers.

Your daily to-do list will centre around carrying out mechanical design tasks to meet business and customers specified requirements and providing a high level of commercial awareness to ensure design solutions are delivered in a cost-effective manner. You’ll ensure all schedules are understood and your workload is efficiently managed to meet the objectives of our bespoke automation solutions.

As a mechanical designer engineer, you’ll produce mechanical designs from concept to production drawings in line with customer needs and business objectives. You’ll support specific projects ensuring timescales and budget requirements are achieved and utilise third party and supplier software to calculate specific requirements.

You’ll be in constant communication with the technical director and senior design engineer to relay information about the status of a project, and you’ll also be asked to provide expert input to ensure that the most economical and advantageous design strategy is adopted through collaboration.

In terms of skills, we’re seeking a mechanical engineer who possesses a good understanding of mechanical engineering principles and is competent and confident in all technical aspects of mechanical design and development of special purpose machinery. Ideally, you’ll have picked up this knowledge through working in a similar precision engineering and multi-skilled environment.

You’ll have experience in delivering solutions to technical problems, electrical engineering design and design analysis and undertaking technical calculations. Having 2D CAD and Autodesk Inventor and Vault experience is also required for the role.

At Sewtec, we live and breathe innovation and want all of our people to help contribute towards taking our projects to the next level. We’re looking for a mechanical engineer who is a strong team player and can work using their own initiative.

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If you think you have the skills and experience to join our dynamic, innovative team, please send your CV to