Mechanical Engineers are involved In the design, testing, development and manufacturing of mechanical systems. These range from car, train engines, electrical systems, robots, boilers, turbines, components and tools. This can be across a large range of industries including energy, healthcare, logistics, manufacturing, construction, the Armed Forces. As a mechanical engineer you could be involved in an engineering project from start to finish from research, design, development through to testing and tweaking.
A Degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar is usually required or some employers will accept an HND in engineering with relevant experience.
- Good verbal and written communication skills
- Good at problem solving
- Good IT skills
- A good commercial awareness
- The ability to work under pressure
£22,000 to £28,000