Mechanical Design Engineer - Start-Up
£30K - 35K
I'm searching for a Mechanical Design Engineer with strong Solidworks knowledge for an interesting start-up in the Oxford area.
You will be a tenacious individual with good initiative coupled with the confidence to communicate your ideas and solutions with the rest of the team. The Mechanical Design Engineer will need a flexible attitude to enable contributions to other areas of the business when required. In this role you'll have to be willing to get your hands dirty to build things.
The Mechanical Design Engineer will be working in a small close team consisting of electronic and software engineers so need to be able to interact with different disciplines.
Main objectives of role:
*Implement, maintain and improve mechanical designs and drawings to aid the transition from prototype to production volumes, enable consistent part procurement.
*Hands on involvement in the setting up of designed units and test rigs for development testing and characterisation.
*Design and assemble fixtures for development test set-ups.
*Define and produce specifications for mechanical components or systems.
*Oversee the manufacturing of component parts and systems as needed.
*Become the owner and technical authority for the mechanical elements of the product and test fixtures, and the associated models and drawings.
*Mechanical design contact with suppliers.
Qualifications, skills & experience
*HND/Degree in a mechanical engineering discipline
*Highly competent in Solidworks
*Understanding of materials and manufacturing processes used for manufacturing metal and plastic parts
*DFM (Design for manufacture) experience
*Exposure and experience in handling electrical and electronic assembly's.
Keywords: Mechanical Design, Solidworks, Start-Up, Oxford, UK