1492 Ltd Published: 13th February 2019
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Job Type


REF: CB12479

Location: Hertfordshire

Salary:  Commensurate with experience, healthcare, pension and life assurance

Retained Consultants – Immediate requirement


Want to work in a growing business at the forefront of technology and automation for the manufacturing and engineering sectors? Want a role in a business that has all the benefits of a large PLC but has the day to day dynamics and agility of an SME.

We live in an automated world. Efficiency, quality and output are high on the agenda for most manufacturing, production and engineering businesses.

Our client delivers, bespoke automated capital equipment that delivers all this to a global customer base.

Each design is unique.

To cope with a surge in demand for their equipment we’re recruiting a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer.

This role will manage multiple projects concurrently whilst coaching and mentoring a team of junior designers. You will take projects from customer specification and take it through concept development and detailed design to hand over to assembly.

You’ll work closely with the electrical, software and project management teams and will likely have some customer engagement too, which may require international travel.

All we ask for?

You’re an engineer through and through

You have experience of designing the mechanical aspects of automation systems, well versed with 3D CAD software (whatever your brand, doesn’t really matter as you’ll be good enough to learn) and want to a join a business in which you’ll be busy every day;

Please get in touch by sending your CV or calling in confidence, apply@1492-search.co.uk or 0113 863 1492

Should you meet the criteria we can arrange interviews at short notice.


1492 Ltd and its clients promote a policy of equal opportunities. Our policy is to treat job applicants and employees in the same way regardless of age, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, race, ethnic origin, religion, colour or disability.



Keywords: Automation, capital equipment, bespoke machinery, mechanical design

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