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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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Installations Engineer/Fitter

Current Principal Job Objective

We are looking for a Field Installation Engineer to join our team in the UK. The ideal candidate will have an excellent background in field service and engineering, along with knowledge of pneumatic systems.

This is a hands-on Technical position providing installation and maintenance services to our customers across a discreet range of flagship products. This role is field-based/home-based as well as head office-based and will incorporate up to 50% travel, with a primary focus on the UK and Europe.

The successful candidate would have strong levels of experience within the Mechanical Engineering field and be willing to learn new skills. Training will be provided on all Absolute products.

Job Role

  • Provide service and customer support during field visits or dispatches.
  • Manage all on-site installation, repair, maintenance and test tasks.
  • Diagnose errors or technical problems quickly to determine and initiate best practice solutions.
  • Produce timely and detailed service reports.
  • Follow all filed procedures and protocols.
  • Cooperate with technical team and share information across the organisation.
  • Comprehend customer requirements and make appropriate recommendations/briefings.

What will convince us

  • HNC, HND, BTEC level 3.
  • Background in Engineering.
  • Significant proven field service experience.
  • Ability to troubleshoot, test, repair and service technical equipment with no supervision.
  • Ability to work flexibly and efficiently, able to adapt quickly to changing work schedules.
  • Familiarity with mobile tools and applications.


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

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