Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Job Reference: 1166572646-2
  • Date Posted: 16 November 2023
  • Employer: Orion Electrotech
  • Location: Farnham, Surrey
  • Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
  • Sector: Engineering and Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Mechanical Design Engineer

We are a leading automotive company at the forefront of sustainable transportation, dedicated to designing and manufacturing eco-friendly vehicle components that revolutionise the industry. Our passion for innovation and commitment to environmental responsibility drive us to constantly push the boundaries of what's possible.

As a Mechanical Design Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of sustainable automotive engineering. You will be responsible for designing and developing cutting-edge mechanical components and systems.


  • Design and develop mechanical and electro-mechanical components and systems for electric and hybrid vehicles
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure that designs meet technical specifications and environmental requirements
  • Analyse and optimise designs for performance, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness
  • Perform hand calculations and/or FEA
  • Application of GD&T
  • Conduct testing and evaluation of prototypes to ensure compliance with industry standards and safety regulations
  • Participate in continuous improvement initiatives to enhance product quality and sustainability


  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field
  • 3+ years of experience in mechanical design engineering, preferably in the automotive industry although not a deal breaker
  • Strong understanding of mechanical design principles and automotive engineering concepts
  • Proficient in CAD software, ideally SolidWorks
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Passion for sustainable transportation and innovation


  • Flexi-hours and working from home opportunities
  • Generous company bonus
  • Life Assurance
  • Company pension
  • Private Healthcare
  • Professional development and training opportunities

If you are a passionate mechanical design engineer with a passion for sustainable transportation, we encourage you to apply. Together, we can shape the future of automotive engineering and create a greener, more sustainable world.