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Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical Design Engineer

Salary: Dependant on experience

Cambridge, South East, UK

I am looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join a multi skilled product development team to enhance its NDT product (Non-destructive Testing) To be successful in this role the candidate should have a proven track record in designing advanced, electro-mechanical devices using Solidworks. The applicant will have a customer focused approach to design with their product needs in mind. Creativity in development is encouraged with a view to maintaining continuous improvement to their products and design processes.


The individual will be involved in all parts of the Product Life-cycle Management process.

  • Handle detailed design iteration via prototyping and testing to commercial product.
  • Manage releases of products to the market via design and project reviews.
  • Project Management: The successful candidate will work with the Team Manager in project scheduling and will need to work to tight timescales in delivering products.
  • Process conscious: Use standards and best practice to create innovative and effective products that add value to the organisation.

Key skills

  • A minimum of 5 years professional experience with Solidworks
  • Experience of operating within the Solidworks PDM system.
  • Understanding of the manufacture of polymer components, tool/mould design and assemblies.
  • A minimum of a 2.1 Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering (or similar subject).
  • Experience of developing high end electro-mechanical products.
  • Strong skills in Mathematics, mechanical principles and electronic fundamentals.
  • Experience with limits, fits and geometric tolerances.
  • Knowledge of quality assurance, risk management and design standards (especially ISO 9001 and BS7000 series)


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