Mechanical Design Engineer / Draughtsperson


Production of overhead crane arrangement drawings and detailed manufacturing drawings to support our UK crane business and global distributors network.




  • Process a specification from sales department
  • Produce mechanical design drawings, general arrangements and detailed manufacturing drawings.
  • Select and specify the appropriate mechanical components and input into company MRP system
  • Issue completed designs to production
  • Liaise with customer to provide the appropriate mechanical documentation
  • Provide technical support to the manufacturing department as required
  • Work within company Quality and Safety procedures
  • Compliance with all relevant company procedures
  • Visits to UK customer sites may be required to measure for new overhead cranes and gather the appropriate technical information




Essential requirements

  • Qualified to HNC level or equivalent in mechanical engineering
  • Experience in steel fabrications and a good understanding of manufacturing processes.
  • Demonstrate ability to use CAD systems
  • Ability to draft mechanical design diagrams
  • Ability to work at heights
  • Be available to visit UK customer sites
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel etc.)
  • Full UK driving licence


  • Degree qualified or equivalent in mechanical engineering
  • Proficient in CAD systems, ideally SolidEdge
  • Be used to working to National Standards.
  • Experience in overhead cranes or similar material handling environment.




  • Results orientated
  • Team player
  • Effective learner
  • Personally motivated




Core hours 34hrs per week.
Mon-Thur 9:00-17:00,  Fri 9:00-16:00
with flexibility to work additional hours as the business requires


Closing date for this vacancy: 28th June 2021


If this sounds like you and you wish to apply: please submit your CV along with a covering letter including your salary expectations to:

Alternatively, if you would like to have an informal chat about this opportunity please contact Sue Hall, HR Manager on 01298 816896