Mechanical Design Engineer (Derby) - Ford & Stanley

Mechanical Design Engineer (Derby)

£30 - £40 - per hour (dependent on experience)

Are you an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer looking for your next contract position?

Ford & Stanley – The Rail Recruitment Experts are recruiting an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer to provide support on a major rolling Stock Overhaul project. Our Client are working on a large project that could be jeopardised should these roles remain open. They are currently going through a large period of growth, with the likelihood of this contract continuing past 12 months. 

The Opportunity

This role provides a challenging, varied workload allowing the ideal candidate to demonstrate their technical capability in a Mechanical Design setting. You will have the chance to work closely on one of the Industry’s large modification projects. 

6 - 12 month contract length with potential for extension past 2 years. 

Location(s): The position is based in Derby.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Create various technical drawings using Solidedge
  • Produce technical specifications to define the performance of a product / component
  • Develop test documentation to validate component or installation
  • Supporting production through Production Query process
  • Produce technical reports to capture engineering issues / findings
  • Undertake and/or participate in reverse engineering exercises

The Candidate

The Ideal candidate will come from a design background with experience working in mechanical design within Rolling Stock, aviation or a similar industry.


  • 3D Design capabilities using Solidedge
  • Experience in creating technical specifications
  • Experience writing test documentation
  • Experience in a transport industry


Rolling stock experience would be advantageous

Likely Job Titles: Design Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Mechanical Designer

I look forward to reviewing your application.


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