Mechanical Design Engineer - Oxford
As part of an R&D team, you will be responsible for the mechanical designs and integration of hardware solutions. Innovation, value and quality are absolutely key to this product development. The design work will be varied, using SolidWorks mainly, working in a variety of materials. These products are manufactured in the low to medium volumes, where cosmetics and ergonomics is a massive driver to the design process.
Key Qualifications and Experience
*Minimum of 3 years of experience in mechanical design
*Graduate Calibre in Engineering, Ideally with a Mechanical Degree.
*3D CAD Experience in SolidWorks
*Good understanding of modern manufacturing processes
*Experience of designing with thermal and environmental considerations.
*Electrical safety and EMC compliance knowledge would be desirable.
*Experience of full product life cycles from concept to design to manufacture.
*Ability understand complex mechanical systems and drawings.
*Good understanding of designing for Manufacture
*Basic electronic knowledge would be advantages.
*A Full UK Driving licence.
Main Tasks / Responsibilities
*Computer aided design/modelling using SolidWorks as the primary design tool.
*Concept designs, creation of parts and evaluation of prototypes.
*Structural design of product casings and frames.
*Design of user panels and assembles that interact with electronic components and PCBs.
*Design of moulded parts to create cosmetic finishes and mechanical solutions.
*Active role in seeking out engineering knowledge and awareness of materials and manufacturing techniques.
*Presenting design ideas and working on concept solution.
*Creating build documentation and assembly drawings.
*Provide mechanical design solutions to assembly requirements, field and quality issue.
*Ensuring design our fit for purpose for environmental and thermal requirements.
* Keeping up to date with the last development in manufacturing and technology.
Keywords: Mechanical Design, Solidworks, Electro-Mechanical, Electronics Packaging, Plastic Injection Moulding, Oxford, UK