Mechanical Design Engineer - NPDI

Our Opening and Your Responsibilities

We are recruiting for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join our New Product Development and Introduction (NPDI) engineering team in Salford, Manchester. You will be responsible for proactively supporting the delivery of innovative new design solutions to support the organizational growth strategy whilst aligning the solutions with the Product Management market requirements.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Proactively pursue quality improvements and cost reduction initiatives for the existing product portfolio
  • Create and deliver innovative design solutions for our next generation of metal detectors and metal detection systems
  • Liaise with the supply chain to find optimal design solutions and components whilst looking to harmonize components
  • Responsible for organizing and carrying out DfX exercises on all new designs
  • Support Production with any issues that may arise during concept and prototype assembly
  • Develop, maintain and amend engineering design drawings using 3D CAD software packages
  • Implement Engineering Changes accurately and within required timescales
  • Participate in and recommend continuous improvement activities

What You Need to Succeed

  • Degree or HND/HNC in Mechanical Engineering or similar
  • Strong experience in design engineering, or a research and development environment
  • Skilled in Inventor or similar 3D CAD software package
  • Knowledge of Data Management Systems – ideally Teamcenter
  • Formal design change management knowledge
  • Experience in ensuring designs meet regulatory compliance
  • Good communication skills, able to deal with internal and external customers
  • Innovative, self-motivated, logical and analytical

Our Offer to You

  • Competitive Salary
  • 25 Days holiday + 8 bank holidays
  • Employee bonus
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Flexible working + early finishes on Fridays

About Mettler Toledo

METTLER TOLEDO is a leading global supplier of precision instruments and services. We are recognized as an innovation leader and our solutions are critical in key R&D, quality control, and manufacturing processes for customers in a wide range of industries including life sciences, food, and chemicals. We operate throughout the world with a culture shaped by innovation and international flair.

Equal Opportunity Employment

We promote equal opportunity worldwide and value diversity in our global workforce, which reflects the diversity in the many countries in which we operate internationally. Our commitment to Equal Opportunity and Diversity begins with our recruitment and selection process. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable adjustments to participate in the job application or interview process. If you consider yourself to have a disability or learning difficulty which means you are unable to complete the application process online, please get in touch by email to so that we can make alternative arrangements for you. For more information on our commitment to Sustainability, Diversity and Equal Opportunity please visit us here.

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Mettler-Toledo Safeline Limited

Olympic Court 19 Montford Street Salford M50 2XD United Kingdom

+44 161 848 8636