Mechanical Design Engineer

We are looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join one of the UK’s leading product design companies. You will be involved in design, prototype and test of mechanical systems and components such as robotic systems and scientific instrumentation used in the medical, chemicals, oil and gas sectors. You would be responsible for designing equipment which requires creativity for mechanical design along with an analytical approach.

We are looking for candidates with expertise in low volume/high value market sectors with a passion for solving difficult problems.

Mechanical Design Engineer responsibilities

You will work on the design of technical systems for a wide range of applications including: optical, ultrasonic and magnetic sensors; electro-magnetic and opto-mechanical transducers; thermal systems; valves and fluidic systems.
Creative problem solving
Analytical approach.
Experimental/laboratory work.
Design and implementation of ‘proof-of-principle’ test rigs.
Developing concepts into production-ready designs.
Writing technical design and project reports

Mechanical Design Engineer Requirements
• An excellent first degree or PhD in mechanical engineering or a related discipline
• Very strong mathematical and analytic skills.
• Practical experience of designing mechanical components and assemblies, including building robust CAD models.
• Experience in one (or more) of the following areas: Stress analysis and mechanics of materials, Fluidics and thermodynamics, robotics, mechatronics and automation, Mechanisms and motion control, Systems engineering, Process engineering.
• FE (FEA) modelling and validation.
• Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) modelling and validation.
• Tolerance analysis, mechanism analysis.
• Experience of using Mathcad or MATLAB, or similar modelling programming.
• Practical electronics experience.

Vacancy location: Cambridge
Salary: Excellent salary +benefits

Job Details

  • Job Ref: 12073
  • Salary: £40000 - £55000
  • Consultant Name: Aksana Walford
  •   Cambridge
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