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Oilgear Towler Limited

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Role: Mechanical Design Engineer
Date Posted: Wednesday 6 October 2021
Oilgear UK is part of the international Oilgear group producing High Pressure Hydraulic equipment and systems in the UK with facilities located strategically around the globe. Oilgear have been producing electronic control systems for over 40 years within a business that was created in 1921, we are celebrating 100 years in business.

Due to our continued growth Oilgear Leeds is currently recruiting a Mechanical Design Engineer to join our expanding team, supporting the company as the business moves into new market areas, whilst also supporting the existing customer base. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is passionate about engineering. If you have drive, enthusiasm and motivation with a thirst for knowledge and the ambition to be a part of a forward-thinking company this is the job for you. Ideally suited to someone who has experience in mechanical engineering and wants to further develop their skills and learning within our industry.

The salary available for this role will depend entirely on the individuals experience and skills.
The hours are 37 per week, Monday - Friday, with a flexible Friday afternoon scheme.
Your Experience / Skills
About the Role
Main duties will include:

  • Design & development of products, manifolds and unit assembly both existing & new, through to launch and through life

  • Provide technical design support to engineering team, sales team and our customers

  • Preparing reports to demonstrate technical progress on projects

  • BOM creation

  • Research & development to create design prototypes

  • Resolve product development issues through creative testing and re-engineering

  • Perform necessary technical calculations and testing to ensure functionality


• A degree qualification or equivalent in mechanical engineering
• Experience in hydraulic unit and mechanical design, preferably in heavy industry
• Experience in similar role
• Proficient and fully conversant in SOLIDWORKS
• Experience in Epicor, Jobshop, MS Project an advantage
• Experience and knowledge of FEA & CRD (or similar) would be an advantage

Core Skills
• Attention to detail and good communication skills are essential to this role
• Excellent organisational & problem-solving skills.

Personal Qualities
• The company operates within a dynamic and fast paced environment; to thrive in this role you will need to be friendly, approachable, flexible, highly organised and have excellent communication skills
• You will be someone that is committed to learning new skills
• A ‘can do’ attitude with strong personal accountability and a team working ethic for timely completion of tasks

Salary Range:
£38,000 - £42,000 + benefits


Electro hydraulic engineering

Placement Type:

If you are interested in applying for this job or would like to find out more, please send CV along with introductory email identifying this position to the contact details below:

Cheryl Evans


Contact Phone

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