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Burton-on-trent, Staffordshire Wallace Hind Selection LTD

You're a solid and innovative Mechanical Design Engineer who enjoys juggling multiple projects. Someone who can see a project through the entire design cycle. Maybe you feel detached from the manufacturing and testing side and want to be more involved. We want someone who can truly deliver a cradle to grave service. Speak to us about joining our team in Mansfield.

BASIC SALARY: up to £50,000

22 days holiday plus bank holidays
Extended Christmas shut down
Workplace pension scheme
Flexible start and finish
Hybrid possibilities

LOCATION: Mansfield

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Nottingham, Derby, Sheffield, Burton upon Trent, Loughborough, Grantham, Worksop

Why should I apply?
The opportunity to see projects through from start to finish and not just parts of it.
Work directly with our manufacturing and testing teams.
Variety of work including, bespoke, volume and next generation products.
Be part of a team where you will be seen and have accountability.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Mechanical Design Engineer/Equipment Design/Utility Distribution

Reporting to the Technical Director, you'll take ownership of projects from cradle to grave. You'll visit client sites to visualise challenges prior design conception, liaise with on-site departments including the manufacturing and testing teams and support clients post delivery. These projects will be a mixture of one-off solutions, high volume products and next generation ideas. The ability to juggle several projects at different stages offers a great balance of challenges to keep things interesting and fresh. Innovation and quality are at the core of what we do.


You'll be working on several projects at any one time, at different stages with different challenges.

Main duties will include:
Detailed design of new products from cradle to grave.
Redevelopment of existing products to enhance design, cut costs or improve ease of use.
Prototype testing.
Implement and monitor field trials.
Liaise with clients, other engineers and the manufacturing team.

PERSON SPECIFICATION: Mechanical Design Engineer/Equipment Design/Utility Distribution

You'll be an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer with a HND or equivalent qualification who has exposure and experience to:
Leading and managing design projects through the entire production cycle.
Expert knowledge of SolidWorks CAD package (you may have used others but SolidWorks understanding is essential)
Ability to include and collaborate with the in-house manufacturing and testing team.
Detail orientated, critical thinker with an eye towards future innovative projects.
Able to manage different projects at various stages to deadlines and budgets.


A privately owned, UK multi-site design and manufacturing company. We are approaching 50 years of operation and are proud of our innovation, quality, and reputation. We lead the way in the design and manufacture of specialist tools and equipment for plastic and metallic distribution pipelines across the water and gas sector worldwide. Our range of products are essential for the installation and maintenance of utility distribution network.

It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: Mechanical Design, DesignEngineer, Mechanical Design Engineer, Equipment Design, Tooling Design, Industrial Tooling Design, Specialist Tooling Design, Gas, Water, Utilities, Butt Fusion, Electro Fusion, Gas Tooling, Water Tooling.

INTERESTED? Please click apply. You will receive an acknowledgment of your application.

Please Note: Wallace Hind Selection have been chosen as the retained recruitment partner of our client and therefore any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.

REF: JN17705, Wallace Hind Selection