Rolling Stock Mechanical Design Engineer - Permanent or Contract

Location Derby
Job-type Permanent
Salary £65000 - 65000 per year
Contact Michael Dobson
Call 07823 521992
Reference 12092048/MD

Job Title: Rolling Stock Mechanical Design Engineer – Permanent or Contract

Location: Working from Home

Interviews/Start date: Immediate start

“Are you a Mechanical Design Engineer from the Rolling Stock or Rail sector looking for your next project…great, we have a fantastic opportunity for you”

Ganymede Solutions are currently working with a leading rolling stock company that provides refurbishment and re-traction projects, new technology drives as well as others.

Our client specialise in the timely delivery of trains that are modified to new standards, ensuring their clients receive the highest quality delivery of refurbished fleets of trains. If you enjoy working in a hands-on engineering environment where your hard work, experience, skills and success are noticed then read on for further details.

The Candidate:

You will have experience of mechanical engineering in a senior or principal capacity and have extensive rolling stock experience. You will be an expert in your field and must have a good understanding of modern rail vehicle technologies. You will be a mentor, a leader who can demonstrate a desire to ‘get the job done’, making sure no stone is unturned and no corners are cut.  If you are a strong-willed, determined individual, you may well be what our client is looking for.

The Role:

You will have expert knowledge of UK Railway Group Standards and railway related EN standards.  As the mechanical or electrical design engineer, you will be responsible for working closely with the rolling stock OEM’S to understand their requirements in transitioning diesel fleets into hybrid electrical fleets, providing unique problem-solving solutions. You will liaise with design teams and manufacturing teams to deliver better performance on the specific class of trains


  • Experience on DMU and / or EMU’s
  • Minimum of HNC/HND qualification
  • Will be required to pass PTS and D&A / medicals
  • Immediate availability

Rate of pay / Salary and Benefits

Contract – £65 p/h, 6-month initial contract. Outside of IR35

Permanent - £65k per annum, 25 days annual leave entitlement and pension contribution.

If you're interested in the Mechanical Design Engineer position please apply immediately, by pressing the “Apply” button or e-mail Michael Dobson directly –

Please note, you must be eligible to live and work in the UK to apply for this position.

Ganymede Solutions specialises in Manufacturing, Infrastructure, Civil, Transportation and general Engineering recruitment on both a permanent and contract basis – for more opportunities like this one, visit our website.  

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