We are currently seeking a confident Mechanical Design Engineer to help us deliver high quality products to our customer.

The primary responsibility of this role is to support the engineering team working on a variety of design projects including nuclear plant and associated equipment. Working in collaboration with our cross functional teams and internal and external customers.

The Company

Carr’s Engineering designs, manufactures, and services bespoke equipment, vessels, precision components and remote handling systems alongside providing specialist engineering services in the Nuclear, Defence, Oil & Gas, Motorsport, Pharmaceutical and Renewable industries. We have over 120 years of experience and provide industry leading services to our portfolio of long-standing customers.


NW Total Engineered Solutions, LA14 2UE

Hours of Work

40 hours, Mon-Fri,


£35-40k per annum, dependant on experience

Key responsibilities

  • To produce robust and compliant design solutions from clients or project specifications and national standards.
  • Be proficient in creating 3D CAD Models (inventor or Solidworks) and 2D manufacturing drawings (AutoCAD).
  • To continuously search for, and capture knowledge relating to design activity and apply LFE to new designs.
  • Compile and produce project required engineering documents such as factory acceptance testing documentation
  • To produce and verify design calculations.
  • To work with the Lead Engineers to check and approve designs to ensure the most appropriate and cost-effective solutions are selected to meet customer and regulatory requirements.
  • To check own and other design and technical solutions for completeness and correctness.

What you need for the role.

  • Degree level qualification in Engineering or similar.
  • Proficiency in tools: AutoCAD, Inventor, Solidworks, Microsoft Applications .
  • Strong technical knowledge in mechanical design (experience of pressure systems, vessels and pipework would be an advantage but not essential).
  • An ability to apply logical, analytical and innovative thinking on a range of technical problems.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team.

At Carr’s Engineering an inclusive culture is integral to our values. We are committed to ensuring that everyone can bring their full self to work and thrive in their career.

How will you be rewarded?

The company provides an industry leading compensation package. In this role you will receive excellent pension contributions, life insurance and company share scheme. You will receive 25 days annual leave plus public holidays. Employees may also be eligible to participate in a salary sacrifice cycle and technology scheme. We also provide access to an Employee Assistance Portal providing confidential support and advice whenever you need it most.

If you have the necessary skills and experience to join our team, please email a copy of your CV to recruitment@nwtotal.co.uk . For any queries or should you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application please let your recruiter know when they contact you.

All applications are carefully considered, and your details will be stored securely. This is used throughout the company for the selection of suitable candidates. We respect your privacy, and we are committed to protecting your personal information. For more information about how your personal data is used please view our privacy notice on our website. Carr’s Engineering is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion, or belief.


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