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4th Jun

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

— Progressive products used by Scientists & Engineers.

£38,000 - £50,000


  •  R+D projects.
  •  World-leading products.
  • Gold Investors in People accredited organisation.

The company develops extremely progressive products used by Scientists & Engineers from a range of industries and organisations around the world. They are creating innovative, customer-focused solutions and services to enhance efficiency and deliver tangible economic impact through chemical, physical and structural analysis of materials.


What you’ll be doing

As the Senior Mechanical Design Engineer, you will be delivering integrated mechanical, opto-mechanical, and fluid-mechanics design solutions as part of a multi-disciplinary team of engineers. Using optical and/or thermal simulation tools to inform design requirements, and you will develop an understanding of the technology that underpins the clients products.


Working closely with the manufacturing and service teams to ensure design delivers operational efficiency. Selection of appropriate manufacturing techniques according to part requirements, and analysis of supplier capability data.


What experience you’ll need to apply

  • HNC or degree level in an Engineering related discipline.
  • Solidworks or Solidedge.
  • Design of integrated opto-mechanical assemblies.
  • International standards (such as BS8888), drawing issue control, generating Bills of Materials, and engineering control documentation.
  • Lean tools and processes such as DfX & FMEA.
  • Knowledge on variety of manufacturing techniques suited to low volume manufacture.


What you’ll get in return for your experience

They’re an Investors in People Gold accredited business which shows their commitment to personal progression and upskilling.

You’ll be entitled to home working which is flexible depending on requirements, 23 days holiday (increasing to 25 with service), flexi-time (core hours 10-12 and 2-3 Monday to Friday, 37.5-hour working week). As well as this you’ll get a discretionary annual bonus, healthcare cash plan, life assurance 4x salary, group personal pension scheme up to 6% contribution, company subsidized membership of local health clubs. You will be eligible to participate in the company profit share scheme, cycle to work scheme, share incentive plan, free car parking, and employee development.


What's next?

If this sounds like the role for you, get in touch with Daniel Salway with your updated CV and we’ll handle the rest.

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Who's managing this role?

Dan Salway

Dan Salway

— Principal Recruiter Engineering & Sustainability

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