Hartley People

Mechanical Design Engineer – Junior

We are seeking a dedicated Junior / Graduate Mechanical Design Engineer to become an integral part of our expanding design and engineering team. This is a unique opportunity to join a dynamic and youthful group, contributing to a wide range of projects within the pharmaceutical, biomedical, and food processing sectors.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Tailored Solutions: As a Junior / Graduate Mechanical Design Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in crafting innovative solutions to address production, ergonomic, and safety challenges. These solutions will be applied across both Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and non-GMP environments.

  • Collaboration and Learning: Work closely with a senior mechanical design engineer to conceptualize and develop solutions. This includes collaborating on the creation of 3D models, Bills of Materials (BOMs), and client-approved drawings for manufacturing. You’ll also contribute to raising purchase orders and ensuring meticulous project-specific quality documentation.

  • Engineering Enthusiasm: Demonstrate a genuine passion for engineering and design. Your active interest in these fields will complement your role and enhance your contributions to our team.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Educational Foundation: Possess a degree in an engineering discipline with a grade of 2.1 or better. Your educational background will provide the foundation for your innovative ideas and problem-solving skills.

  • CAD Proficiency: Showcase your expertise in using Autodesk Inventor or a similar CAD program. Your proficiency in these tools will be essential in translating design concepts into functional prototypes.

  • Prior Design Experience: Previous exposure to design work or CAD projects is advantageous. Examples of your design or CAD work completed in the past would be a valuable addition to your application.

  • Fabrication Insight: A background in fabrication or mechanical environments, whether as a job or hobby, is a distinct advantage. Your familiarity with these contexts will contribute to your success in this role.

  • Attention to Detail: Exhibit a strong attention to detail in all aspects of your work. Precision is essential in ensuring the quality and accuracy of your designs and documentation.

  • Process-oriented Mindset: Possess the ability to follow standard processes while contributing to their refinement. Your commitment to process efficiency will enhance our overall workflow.

  • 3D Scanning Interest: Any experience or interest in 3D scanning, point cloud manipulation, and mesh files would be a plus.

Why Join Us:

  • Professional Growth: Join a team that values growth and learning. Gain exposure to diverse projects and work alongside experienced professionals.

  • Innovative Environment: Be part of a collaborative and innovative workspace where your ideas are encouraged and nurtured.

  • Full-time Opportunity: Embrace a fulfilling full-time role that offers a platform to showcase your skills and contribute to meaningful projects.

​If you’re a motivated and aspiring Junior / Graduate Mechanical Design Engineer with a passion for innovation and a commitment to excellence, we invite you to explore this opportunity. Be part of our journey to engineer cutting-edge solutions that shape industries. Apply now to start your career with us. Job Type: Full-time


​If you do not possess all of these attributes or this job isn’t quite right for you, but you are
looking for a new position, please contact Jessica@hartleypeople.com for a confidential
discussion on your career.

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