• Full Time
  • Bedford (MK42)
  • Sector: Engineering

Lead Mechanical Design Engineer x 2

Bedford – Outside IR35

Hours – Monday – Thursday 0815-1645, Friday 0815-1345

Package – Hourly rate negotiable, on-going contract

Are you a time served Mechanical Design Engineer seeking a new contract in the Bedford area? Do you have experience with industrial rotating machinery? Do you possess strong SolidWorks 3D CAD skills? Then get in touch, Kingston Barnes has a fantastic opportunity for a Contract Mechanical Design Engineer in the Bedford area.

The Role: 

  • Preparation of new conceptual designs, design modifications, reports and new product proposals
  • Development of drawings, models and designs from in house CAD software
  • Work closely with the test personnel
  • Translate design specifications into product design
  • Close collaboration with contract management, quality assurance and manufacturing personnel
  • Read and interpret engineering drawings, standards and specifications

The Candidate:

  • Degree in a mechanical engineering discipline
  • Time served mechanical designer with experience in the field of industrial rotating machinery
  • Understanding of mechanical engineering principles including structural and fluid mechanics
  • Conduct structural stress calculations
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Strong Solidworks 3D CAD skills
  • PDM experience
  • BOM input and management


  • Hours – Monday – Thursday 0815-1645, Friday 0815-1345. 37.5 Hours a week
  • Pay rates – Pay rates are negotiable for the right candidate


If you are interested please call Josh Hoyle on 0117 325 2233 or apply online.

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