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Mechanical Design Engineer

Newgate are currently searching for a Mechanical Design Engineer with a minimum of 3 years’ experience designing in the gates and barriers industry, using autocad.

The successful candidate will be working in a professional engineering office, with a team of mechanical and electrical engineers.

The job responsibilities are:

  • Producing concept designs for manager / Director approval of new products and designs
  • Production of 2D and 3D Drawings
  • Amend and updating existing 2D & 3D drawings
  • Carry out FEA on existing / new designs as needed.
  • Produce calculations to assist with designs for client approval.
  • Assisting the shop floor with technical problems.
  • Attending site when needed to diagnose problems.
  • Manage projects when needed.
  • Assist clients and engineers with telephone support.
  • Update technical documents and manuals when needed.
  • Engineering Newgate’s gates and barrier work for production when required.

The following knowledge and experience is preferable:

  • Proficient in the use of Autodesk Inventor and AutoCAD 2D to design new products, create bespoke assemblies and carry out FEA when needed.
  • HNC – HND or higher required
  • A working knowledge of fabrication and welding techniques
  • Time severed engineering experience
  • 5 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Intermediate MS Office Experience including MS Excel.

Company Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Up to 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Buy and sell holiday scheme
  • Onsite free drinks
  • Onsite parking
  • Well-being programme for all staff

Newgate Ltd based in Newark was established in 1984 and has built an outstanding reputation for providing quality bespoke security solutions including gates, barriers, road blockers and access control systems. We provide an end-to-end service to our customers – with the capability to design, fabricate, install, service and repair equipment throughout the UK.

If you are looking for a technically challenging, fast-paced role, in a growing business we’d love to hear from you.

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent.

Salary: £30,000.00-£38,000.00 per annum.

Hours of work are Monday to Friday 07:45 – 16:30, (with a 14:30 finish on a Friday).

If you feel you have the experience and Newgate sounds like the right company for you. Please apply with your CV and cover letter to

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