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Mechanical Design Engineer

Current Principal Job Objective

Reporting to the Head of Engineering Design, the Mechanical Design Engineering will be responsible for creating and producing complete 3D Inventor designs for new inking and ink wash-up systems using Autodesk Inventor. Provision of technical / installation support / commissioning to ensure a high-quality installation of the purchased product(s) takes place.

Job Role

  • Design of new jobs using 3D design technology which meets the customer & manufacturing requirements.
  • Ensure the design of components permits efficient, cost-effective manufacture and procurement.
  • Creating parts lists and bills of materials.
  • Liaise with customers, suppliers, shop floor and other departments.
  • Onsite measurement of client machines worldwide followed by the production of appropriate specifications.
  • Ensuring compliance with relevant legislation, in particular the CE machinery directive and conformance. Also, design risk assessments are carried out to ensure all safety issues have been covered.
  • Review designs and identify with colleagues where existing designs can be improved and integrated into future projects.
  • Evaluation of a variety of drawings, blueprints and schematics to ensure customer and production needs are met.
  • Estimating time scales and in some instances costs to complete a project.
  • To assist in the preparation of works procedures for the building, production testing and R&D testing of new or existing products.
  • To work with and assist the other members of the engineering department in matters relating to product development, value engineering and real-time solving of production problems.
  • Ensure the tidy upkeep of the existing drawing and parts library and entry on the in-house library.

Key Accountabilities

  • To define clients’ needs by site visits & preparations of specifications.
  • To produce high-quality designs which reflect client needs & minimise production costs.
  • To monitor, measure and report on design issues, opportunities and development plans and achievements within agreed formats and timescales.

Essential Skills

  • Must have a minimum of 5 years+ relevant mechanical design experience.
  • Must be strong on 3D CAD, ideally Inventor.
  • Must have considerable experience designing bespoke machinery.
  • Practical on-site engineering skills and methodology would be a distinct advantage.


  • Competitive salary
  • Enhanced pension
  • Private healthcare
  • Flexible working

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European Technical Manager

Principle Job Objective

  • Reporting to the Managing Director, the European Technical Manager will be responsible for supporting and developing Absolute’s established Agency network in both the Flexible packaging and Corrugated sector.
  • Provide Technical input and have a comprehensive understanding of how and why Absolute products are industry-leading.
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills enabling you to quickly develop an excellent partnership with Agents and also Customers.
  • Proactively support Agents and review live projects and timescales to give Absolute Production a forecast of incoming projects.
  • Have excellent presentation skills and a professional appearance.
  • Have a valid driver’s license and a willingness to travel extensively.

Key Responsibilities

  • Establishing the technical needs of the customer and suggesting appropriate products.
  • Explaining complex technical information to customers in a way that is easily understandable.
  • Defining clients’ needs before coordinating with the Commercial Manager to prepare proposals.
  • Working alongside Agents to move multiple opportunities forward to ensure a continuous supply of new projects from the region.
  • Monitoring, measuring and reporting on Commercial issues, opportunities and development plans and achievements to the Management Team within agreed formats and timescales.

Essential Skills

  • You should be knowledgeable about the Flexo print process and have the ability to break down technical terminology for non-technical clients
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • You should be Team orientated and results-driven.


  • Competitive salary
  • Enhanced pension
  • Private healthcare
  • Flexible working
  • Company car, phone and laptop

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