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Design Mechanical Engineer

Job Reference: CompositeIntegration
Date Posted: 10 August 2017
Employer: Unlocking Potential
Location: Saltash, Cornwall, UK
Salary: £23,500 to £30,000
Sector: Engineering
Job Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 21 September 2017

Job Description

Composite Integration are looking for a talented individual to design mechanical machinery and equipment for the closed moulding composite process.

The post holder will also provide technical assistance to the internal business development team and clients regarding machinery and process support.

It involves:


  • Researching and creating initial design concepts
  • Drafting 2D manufacturing drawings, technical / design specifications and detailed 3D design and equipment GA
  • Researching, investigating and identifying engineering solutions for equipment design problems.
  • Making recommendations regarding design specifications to ensure equipment matches requirements.
  • Ensuring compliance to relevant engineering, manufacturing and Health and Safety procedures.
  • Producing all supporting documentation including build drawings and technical documentation manuals (including installation, operation and maintenance manuals)
  • Producing accurate Bill of Materials, time sheets etc.

Technical support

  • Providing in-house hands on support with build, commissioning and testing of equipment.
  • On-site building, commissioning and testing of equipment.
  • Providing training to clients engineers and operators
  • Providing clear professional competent support to clients via telephone and email correspondence

Sales Technical Support

  • Providing collaborative support within team to assist with Sales and Marketing
  • Providing technical support to assist in quoting the right equipment for a customers needs
  • Conducting post completion reviews
  • Creating CAD drawings to assist with feasibility /ROM cost quoting for clients.
  • Providing on-going client support with technical equipment enquires and product development discussions.
  • Maintaining sector technical expertise and knowledge of innovative and emerging technology. 
  • Providing weekly/ monthly progress reporting to Director/ Engineering Manager on projects

About You

Qualifications and training


  • Engineering degree or equivalent experience

Knowledge and Expertise


  • Computer literate - Microsoft Office + general database usage.
  • Theoretical knowledge of mechanical engineering principles.
  • Ability to apply engineering knowledge practically and theoretically.
  • Ability to understand and interpret information and data for the proper performance of design engineering projects.
  • Demonstrable understanding of the importance of using document management systems


  • Experience in 3D parametric modelling (Autodesk Inventor)
  • Knowledge and practical hands on experience of closed mould composite processing.
  • Understanding of manufacturing, building, commissioning and testing of new equipment.
  • Exposure to a diverse range of complex design projects from concept to production.
  • Awareness of relevant design tools, techniques and methods for the closed mould composite sector.
  • Up to date knowledge of current CE legislation and standards
  • Experienced in using Project Management tools and techniques.
  • Fully conversant with relevant regulatory and safety standards.

Personal Qualities

How you work and fit with our team is really important to us, so you’ll need to:

  • Be organised and methodical approach to completing work tasks and managing ones own workload.
  • Be able to prioritise tasks and processes
  • Be able to use ones owns initiative, self-motivated and a confident decision maker.
  • demonstrable high levels of attention to detail.
  • Have strong and accurate written skills
  • Have excellent communication skills with the ability to listen and clearly articulate and present technical information to clients and other stakeholders over the phone and in person.
  • Demonstrate strong but calm, independent, analytical and problem solving abilities in challenging, stressful situations (including working across different time zones)
  • Be naturally highly collaborative with the ability to work in small teams on multiple consecutive protects.
  • Have a strong desire for life-long learning to continually broaden and improve personal capability including maintaining sector technical knowledge and seeking out emerging engineering trends and innovations.
  • Be able to travel both in the UK and worldwide - Because we work with customers around the globe, from time to time, we’ll need you to be willing to travel and work independently, for which you will be provided with a company car or hire car.  

Company Description

Composite Integration are committed to providing a market-leading innovative and well-engineered range of equipment and services in Resin Transfer Moulding and Resin Infusion to the continually evolving global composite industry.

We are a dedicated, approachable and dynamic team with unrivalled experience. How we work is really important to us; we seek to build strong, long-term relationships with our customers and suppliers. Within our team, we value working in an environment of mutual trust and respect where we’re willing to support and learn with and from each other. With an open mind, we work with clear determination to continuously improve and respond positively to the challenges presented.

Simply - We aim to be the innovative ambassador in the composite industry.

Our continued expansion offers new development and career opportunities for the right person who embraces our organisation, culture, reputation and ambition for growth.


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