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Mechanical Design Engineer

Pin icon WF11 Knottingley
Pound Sterling icon £30,000 - £45,000 dependent on experience
Clock icon Permanent
Calendar icon 2 May 2024
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Join the growing Plasmor Limited team as Mechanical Engineering Design Draughtsperson in Knottingley.

Earn a competitive salary of £30k - £45k and enjoy a host of benefits, including up to 27 days annual leave, profit-sharing, and career growth opportunities. Don’t miss out – apply online today…

Mechanical Engineering Design Draughtsperson
Knottingley, WF11 0DL

  • Full time (40 hours per week), permanent
  • £30,000 - £45,000 dependent on experience
  • 2+ years’ experience following apprentice training is desirable

Please Note: Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK

Plasmor Ltd stands as the UK’s premier independent Concrete Building and Paving Block manufacturer. With a rich history dating back to 1959, we are synonymous with quality, service, and innovation in the building industry. Our commitment to engineering excellence and cutting-edge technology has positioned us as pioneers in our field.


  • Competitive salary of up to £45k based on experience.
  • 22 days paid annual holiday increasing by 1 day per year up to 27 days. Plus statutory holidays.
  • Profit-sharing scheme (discretionary payment being based on company performance).
  • Annual service bonus.
  • Government-backed auto-enrolment pension scheme.
  • Opportunities for career development and advancement.

About the Role:

As a Mechanical Engineering Design Draughtsperson, you will play a pivotal role in our Engineering Design team at our Knottingley headquarters. Reporting to the Group Production Director, you will be responsible for producing detailed engineering drawings, developing conceptual designs, and liaising with suppliers to ensure the efficient manufacturing of our production facilities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Utilise 3D and 2D AutoCAD packages proficiently.
  • Produce detailed engineering drawings and specifications for manufacture and assembly.
  • Develop conceptual designs of automated production plant equipment.
  • Design steelwork, including structural work, platforms, and pipework.
  • Perform structural calculations and size drives to suit application requirements.
  • Liaise with suppliers for component specification and availability.
  • Support and advise engineering staff throughout the manufacturing process.

This role requires physical activity, including outdoor and indoor site work, navigating steps/ladders/walkways, accessing production machinery, and wearing PPE for certain tasks and areas.

The Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate will be apprentice trained in Design Draughting or Mechanical Engineering Design, with a minimum qualification of HNC or equivalent. Key skills and attributes include:

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD packages.
  • Experience in producing detailed engineering drawings.
  • Knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics, and drive systems.
  • Ability to perform structural calculations.
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills.

If that sounds like you and are ready to take on a fresh challenge with our thriving business, don’t hesitate to apply…

How to apply for the role:

If you have the skills and experience required for this position, click “apply” today and check your inbox for an email providing more information on how to tailor your application and provide a cover letter or any supporting documents.

You must be authorised to work in the UK. No agencies please.

Other suitable skills and experience include Engineer, Engineering, Mechanical Engineer, Mechanical Engineering, Design Engineer, Design Draughtsperson Draughtsman, Mechanical Designer, CAD, AutoCAD, CAD Designer, CAD Draughtsman, Solidworks, Tekla, Production Engineer, Mechanical Design Engineer.