Mechanical Design Engineer

Contract Full Time

Mechanical Design Engineer

Are you an experienced Design Engineer, familiar with Inventor? Are you looking for a contract position that guarantees longevity? If so, this is the position for you!

Randstad Engineering are currently looking for a Design Engineer to work for TATA Steel on a long running contract position. The role will be based in their Projects team, working on a capital projects. They are looking for a team player who is able to embed themselves in multiple concurrent projects, whilst maintaining a premium service to the client. This role pays up to £23.08 per hour or £26.67 per hour with rolled up holiday.

Purpose of Job

To provide Project Engineers with a supporting design and drawing resource to prepare engineering drawings including all relevant design codes and practices.


Development of the detailed design and engineering requirements from initial concepts, calculations and ideas into an engineering drawing format in conjunction with the relevant Project Engineer.
Prepares detailed schedule of materials components and assembly information to support engineering drawings.
Ensures that design for safety is included in the development or modification to an item of plant or equipment.
Modify and update all relevant engineering drawings with approved plant modifications.
Maintain the Tata Steel Shotton drawing database to ensure easy access to drawings to reduce plant downtime.
Take ownership, identify and implement improvements to drawing office standard SMES002 as required in line with modern technology.
Ensure all contractors or equipment suppliers drawings are supplied as per Tata Steel Shotton SMES002 drawing office standard. All drawings are to be correctly located as per production lines functional locations. This will enable the end user to have quicker access and thus solve problems in a timely manner.
Take ownership and complete actions as per Departmental Safety Plan. Undertake Safety Walks / Audits to reduce the rate of accidents.
Work within a Project Team of Engineers, Design Draughtsmen and other supporting functions.
Have direct reporting responsibilities to the Senior Project Engineer and to the Manager, Site Development Projects.

Knowledge, Skills & Competencies

The jobholder should have a professional qualification in the appropriate engineering discipline.
Literacy in terms of computer systems and software applicable to CAD equipment is a necessary pre-requisite. E.g Inventor and Autocad.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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