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Mechanical Engineer

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

£35000 - £55000 per annum

Permanent (Full time)

The Mechanical Engineer is joining a small team in Cambridge working on optoelectronic and electronic enclosures. You will be tasked with thermal simulations, design of housing, structures & their associated parts and BOM using Solidworks.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Provide mechanical support to project from scoping of work to production troubleshooting
  • Actively Partake in Design for Manufacture and Assembly reviews (DFM, DFA)
  • Troubleshoots new products / process working closely with other product development areas
  • Troubleshoots new product design / process working closely with development team.
  • Preparation of data and drawings for specifications, datasheets, BOMs and assembly instructions


  • Educated to degree level i.e., BEng in Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering or equivalent
  • Experience in using different plastic materials such as ABS, PC, ASA and other materials such as rubber, and silicon material.
  • Previous experience of insert molding, overmolding and cable and connector assemblies is essential.
  • Minimum of 4 /5 years previous experience within a similar engineering designing role
  • Tooling/production design experience for injection molding, mold flow simulation is a distinct advantage
  • Carry out project design, from initial concept through to detail design, materials and production drawings
  • Ability to work in a fastpaced entrepreneurial environment
  • Computer literate with significant experience of Solid works, AutoCAD
  • Exceptional creative design skills
  • Ability to help customers with mechanical integration issues

For more information or to apply please contact Chris Moffatt

Posted 9 days ago

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