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Mechanical Design Engineer (Air Bearings)

Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer (Air Bearings)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Coventry
Salary: 50000 - 65000
REF: Air/cov
Contact Name: Gavin Avis
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Job Description

Mechanical Design Engineer. We are working exclusively with a Motorsport / Automotive manufacturer based south of Coventry. This is a scientifically ground breaking and highly technical company who are growing at a fast rate.  The successful Mechanical Design Engineer will have a vast amount of experience designing Air Bearings - will consider perm or contract.


Mechanical Design Engineer duties include:

  • Designing air bearing for rotating machines
  • Generate conceptual designs based on technical specifications
  • Prepare manufacturing drawings and liaise with suppliers to ensure quality and resolve manufacturing issues
  • The Mechanical Design Engineer will participate in the creation of functional specifications, DVP, FMEA.
  • Assist the engineering team in build, test and commissioning activities.


Mechanical Design Engineer criteria:

  • The candidate would have to have several years experience working with air bearings and designing them; ideally aerodynamic air bearings
  • Strong 3D CAD (Solidworks preferred) and 2D drawing skills. Geometric dimensioning and tolerance. 
  • Must have own transport due to location


Hours of Work: Permanent Days, Monday - Friday.


Benefits: Interesting, bespoke technical work, Free Parking, Progression, Overtime (depending on business needs,) Pension.