Mechanical Design Engineer (mid-level)

Zoek Pin Basingstoke, Hampshire, England

£32000 - £40000/annum Benefits

Permanent (Full time)

Posted 16 days ago

Role: Mechanical Design Engineer (Electro-mechanical products)

Location: Basingstoke

Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 + Benefits

My client has recently won multiple contracts to develop fully functioning prototypes of their innovative new range of optical monitoring products, as a result they are now seeking and opto-mechanical design engineer to join their team.

Working alongside their multi-disciplined team, you will work across design, test, calibration or production equipment.

Job Purpose & Role

You will take responsibility for electro-mechanical engineering and integration aspects of the business. Working independently and proactively within a multidisciplinary team; the role includes:

· Electro-Mechanical design of innovative low volume products and supporting equipment; from requirement specifications, up to transfer to manufacturing including assembly/fabrication, testing, verification and validation of engineering prototypes.

· Investigation of new technologies, trends and techniques.

· Working closely with other engineers in the team.

· Liaison with sub-contractors, customers and suppliers.

· Producing high quality technical reports supported by calculation, simulation and/or lab tests.

· Occasional travel to customers, suppliers, conferences, seminars & trade shows etc. in the UK, Europe and worldwide.

· Ensuring all Company procedures are adhered to - especially H&SE and Quality requirements.

Essential skills

· 3-D CAD Modelling experience (SolidWorks and/or Fusion360 preferable).

· Fluent in both spoken and written and English.

Desirable skills

· Knowledge of electronics and electro-mechanical integration.

· Product certification requirements .

· Simulation.

· 3D Printing.

The candidate will be:

· A team player, but able to work independently.

· Dynamic and proactive, able to work to deadlines.

· Honest and committed to success.

· Hands-on and able to adapt to a variety of functions as required in a rapidly evolving business. This will include early production build.

· Able to establish good working relationships at all levels throughout the Company.

· Fast learner, able to work under their own initiative.


The ideal candidate will have:

· A formal engineering qualification, such as HND/HNC (preferably a university degree) in either; mechanical engineering | design | mechatronics | electro-mechanics or opto-mechanics and an academic track record or equivalent hands on industrial experience.

· An appreciation of design for hazardous areas.

· Experience in industrial segment.

· Excellent understanding of the design process and constraints.

· Confident to ‘stand-alone’ whilst receptive to new concepts and designs.

· Excellent communication skills.

· Strong organisational, multi–tasking and time-management skills.

· A good working knowledge of relevant directives and standards associated with electro-mechanical equipment (PED, Mechanical ATEX etc)

If you would like to be considered for this fantastic Mechanical Design role, apply today with a copy of your most up-to-date CV

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