Mechanical Design Engineer

Recruiter
Vector Recruitment Ltd
Location
Cambridge
Salary
£45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted
08 Apr 2017
Closes
08 May 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are looking for a Lead Mechanical Design Engineer with very strong product development experience taking an idea from conception to Prototype to potential volume manufacture on a relatively rapid timescale. You will be joining an exceptionally gifted and friendly group of Design Engineers coming up with cutting edge solutions and designs for the next generation of technology products, from consumer to medical devices. You will have proven experience leading mechanical development projects from concept to delivery.

You will join a world leading R&D company with purpose built premises in Cambridge producing real products and solutions for applications ranging from consumer products to medical electronics and scientific instruments. They are also cash-rich so there's plenty of state-of-art equipment, huge training budgets and the salary/bonus/share packages are excellent!

Lead Mechanical Design Engineer requirements:

Solid academic background, with at least an 2.1 Degree in a relevant subject (eg Mechanical Engineer, Product Development, Robotics, Design Engineering, Mechatronics, etc)

Strong commercial Mechanical design experience from concept to delivery

Experienced in leading development and teams.

Strong Mechanical design experience of novel and innovative products (ideal would be somebody with a background in medical or consumer product development, however other industry backgrounds will be considered especially from volume manufacturing)

Knowledge of CAD Packages (eg Creo, Soldworks, solidedge, etc)

Prototype development

Knowledge of FEA modeling Beneficial

Understanding of plastic moulding parts and tool design (particularly high volume) useful

Knowledge of Tolerance analysis for mass production beneficial

In return, you can expect a competitive salary, fantastic benefits along with an excellent environment, all the latest tools and toys. You can expect plenty of variety with a constant flow of new projects to work on - boredom will never be an issue!

Location: Cambridgeshire (commutable from Bedford, North London, Cambridge, Stevenage, Harlow and Bury St Edmunds)

Salary: £45k - £60k + Bens

If you feel this is the position for you, or for more details, please phone Adam at Vector Recruitment or drop him an email with your CV attached.