Mechanical CAD Design Engineer

Cramlington, U.K.
Posted 1 month ago

Working as part of the engineering team you will prepare and oversee detailed engineering designs using CAD. This will involve designing mechanical components and assemblies from scratch and modifying existing designs using the Autodesk Inventor suite.

Your role will also involve working across a variety of projects which will include attending project and design meetings to ensure successful planning, allocation, and coordination of work. This is not a 100% desk based role as you will be involved in building and testing prototype units in the workshop and also out in the field. You will also be involved in ongoing product development, testing, fault finding and debugging, some travel to customer’s sites across the UK and mainland Europe may also be involved.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working as a mechanical designer in the automotive industry
  • Competent in design software and IT skills
  • Competent using Autodesk Inventor
  • Experience in design for manufacture
  • Experience working on multiple projects at the same time

Person Requirements

  • A desire to get things done
  • An appetite for continuous learning on the job
  • A positive attitude
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Dedication


BEng or BSc in Mechanical Design Engineering, or equivalent


£27,000 to £40,000, depending on skills and experience.

How To Apply

If you feel your talent, enthusiasm, and determination has yet to find its true home, then we want to hear from you. Send us your CV to:

HR Officer, AVID Technology Ltd, Unit 3D Admiral Business Park, Nelson Industrial Estate, Cramlington, Northumberland, NE23 1WG.

Or via email on

AVID is based in Cramlington, Northumberland; Cramlington is approximately 10 miles to the north of the vibrant city of Newcastle upon Tyne. The town has excellent transport links with bus and rail services into Newcastle and is near to Newcastle Airport. It is also close to the beautiful Northumberland countryside and coastline.

The North East of England is recognised as a great place to live and work with relatively low living costs compared to the rest of the UK and the benefits of a fantastic countryside and open spaces. For more information about living and working in the North East of England please visit

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