Mechanical Engineer Jobs

Mechanical Engineers use the application of physical principles to the creation of useful devices, objects and machines. Principles such as heat, force and the conservation of mass and energy are used to analyse static and dynamic physical systems, in contributing to the design of things such as automobiles, aircraft, and other vehicles, heating and cooling systems, household appliances, industrial equipment and machinery, weapons systems, etc.

Employment of Mechanical Engineers concentrated primarily in the manufacturing sector and tends to involve the design and maintenance of machinery and machine tools. However, many new opportunities are arising in the emerging fields of biotechnology, materials science and nanotechnology.

Duties of a Mechanical Engineer

Duties could specifically involve identification and design validation of process equipment, the creation of equipment specifications and datasheets for procurement purposes based on customer specifications. 

Mechanical Engineers will also interface with vendors and third-party inspectors or classification societies to ensure specification compliance, checking of drawings and participation in design reviews and be responsible for integrating the mechanical equipment into the overall design.

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  1. Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

    Location: Irvine

    Salary: £34000 to £34000 p/a

    Category: Mechanical

    I currently have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Mechanical Maintenance Engineer to be part of a growing manufacturing organisation based in North Ayrshire.
    Our clients operate a strong manufacturing process, producing goods to extremely specific requirements for both UK and International customers. 
    We are looking for someone who has ...

  2. Catering Engineer

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £34000 to £36000 p/a

    Category: Engineering / Technical

    On behalf of our client, Stafffinders are currently recruiting for an experienced Catering Engineer to work in a mobile role in Edinburgh and surrounding areas.
    Required -
    1. Electrical background
    2. COMCAT 1,3 & 5
    3. Full clean drivers Licence
    This is a permanent position.
    This vacancy has been advertised on ...

  3. CNC Machinist

    Location: Paisley

    Salary: £13.00 p/h

    Category: CNC Machinist

    Stafffinders are currently looking for a CNC Machinist to join a local client based in Paisley on an ongoing temporary basis.
    The role will involve -
    - To set and operate machines for production work.
    - To operate machines.
    - To ensure that the quality expectations, as per drawing and planning are achieved.
    - Ensure ...

  4. CNC Programmer

    Location: Paisley

    Salary: TBC

    Category: CNC Programmer

    Stafffinders are currently recruiting for an CNC Programmer for a family business based in Paisley on a permanent basis.
    This role will involve -
    To operate and programme CNC Machines with Heidenhain Controls
    CNC Milling
    Work to customers drawings and specifications
    Ability to use a variety of measuring equipment
    Used to ...

  5. Estimator

    Location: Ayrshire

    Salary: £28000 to £32000 p/a

    Category: Engineering / Technical

    Due to continued growth our client have an opening for an experienced Sales Estimator, where you will be based out of one of their offices within the West of Scotland.
    Ideally you will have around 5 years' experience within manufacturing along with proven sales negotiation experience.
    The job purpose is ...

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