Avg. Base Salary (GBP)
The average salary for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer is £40,813
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Senior Mechanical Design Engineers?
An early career Senior Mechanical Design Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £37,522 based on 18 salaries. A mid-career Senior Mechanical Design Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £39,704 based on 110 …Read more
What Do Senior Mechanical Design Engineers Do?
Senior mechanical design engineers are involved in the development and creation of mechanical parts, machine tools, and equipment or components and may also work on existing equipment and mechanical processes, usually to improve existing designs or correct recurring faults. Because this job carries a senior-level designation, they are typically team or group leaders who direct the work of other members of a mechanical design team. These teams may consist of junior design engineers as well as …Read more
- Research, design, develop, and evaluate designs and products.
- Lead troubleshooting and debugging efforts.
- Ensure completion of form, weight, reliability, and material analysis.
- Oversee and manage drafters, designers, engineers, projects, schedules, production costs, and product testing.