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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Posted on Aug 15, 2019 by CV-Library

Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Due to high and consistent growth we have a vacancy for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to work within a multi-disciplined engineering team, consisting of Mechanical, Electronic and Firmware Engineers. In total the Engineering team has approx. 60 staff

New business is primarily focused in the high performance and luxury car markets; however Pektron designs and manufactures a wide range of products for Gas, Automotive, Safety and Consumer industries.

Your role will be to design mechanical assemblies and mouldings for products manufactured on site, being involved in every aspect of the product lifecycle from quotations, conception and design through to manufacture.

About you:

You will be an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer who has worked in a commercial, customer facing environment and has knowledge of the full design lifecycle. You will be self managing, highly motivated and creative with good technical writing experience and a willingness to work to existing design ethics and style.

Experience and Skills Required:

3D design using Catia or other high end modelling packages will be considered.

Concept Design / Creative Ideas


Validation Work / Confidence Testing

Design for Manufacture

Design for Tooling (Diecast Metal / Plastic Mould)


FEA – Abacus / Nastran

Other Requirements:

Full Driving Licence (You could be working on vehicle systems at Pektron or on a customer site)

Ability & Willingness to travel, some customers are based in US / EU

Additional Experience That Would Be an Advantage:

Pressed Steel Design

Line Art / Drawing & Nash; For Concept Work

Engineering Change Processes

Drawing Administration & Documentation control

What’s on offer:

We offer competitive salaries, yearly pay review, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, pension, free parking, BUPA healthcare, Cycle to work scheme, life Insurance, funding for professional training and further education plus support in attaining professional membership and paid membership fees, a 39 hour working week with flexible start and finish times (core hours 10-4). For candidates interested in relocating to the area we may be able to assist with some relocation costs.


We are based in Derby (DE21 4AP), easily commutable from the Derby area, Nottingham, Mansfield, Burton, Loughborough, Ashbourne and the Peak District and East Staffordshire.

We have 5 modern, purpose built buildings at our Derby site including state of the art manufacturing facilities and are in the process of building a purpose built Engineering centre to house our Engineering team. Our facilities have been recognised as being one of the most modern and well equipped electronics design, development and manufacturing plants in Europe.

About us:

Pektron are one of the largest privately owned electronics manufacturers in the world with over 50 years’ experience delivering bespoke electronics hardware and software solutions to blue-chip companies globally. We are innovators in our field and invest in the best people, processes and equipment to drive technological development and meet our customer’s needs.

At our HQ in Derby we employ 350 staff and operate Engineering, Manufacturing, Design, Testing, Quality and Support functions, whilst our Sales and Technology centre in Detroit supports our customers in the US.

Our group of companies also includes Bee Lighting Ltd who were founded in 2006 and have developed into a leading supplier of design services to the Automotive Lighting Industry. Bee design & manufacture bespoke lighting solutions for some of the most prestigious OEM's from around the World, taking concepts from initial sketches through to full production designs. Their stylish lighting creations can be found on some of the world’s leading automotive brands.

Based in Redditch Bee employ 50 people, including highly skilled and imaginative Lighting specialists, Electronics Engineers, Design Engineers and Manufacturing staff plus administrative support functions

Reference: 210619237

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