Mechanical Systems Engineer

Advanced Technical Recruitment
19 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A leading developer opto-electronics is now looking for a Mechanical Systems Engineer to join their growing R&D team and support new R&D projects / product developments, primarily in Space Telecoms; Life Sciences and Fibre Optics.

Your main duties will include the generation of concept designs by combining electronics, photonics and mechanics, as well as drive mechanical designs for state-of-the-art photonic systems.

You will generate drawings of mechanical parts and assemblies suitable for manufacturing as part of the design process.

You will be co-ordinating thermo-mechanical testing and development and executing test plans for environmental verification, therefore you must be capable of generating testing and qualification campaigns.

In addition, you will be able interpret simulation results and feedback design changes to the team, therefore good communication skills are essential.

The role will suite an experienced Mechanical Engineer who is familiar with FEA, Thermal Analysis, Shock, Vibration, Thermal Conductivity, Simulation.

Simulation will take approximately 20% of your time, and the rest of your time will be generating designs, manufacturing drawings, BOM, manufacturing documentation, and debugging.

This is an R&D Development and Product Development role, which will see you involved in a variety of projects going forward.


As the successful candidate you will be qualified to a minimum of Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering or a similar Engineering discipline, which has included Mechanical Systems and Design.


We are looking for an experienced Engineer who has have worked in a similar commercial product focused R&D role and has experience with 3D CAD Software such as SolidWorks. You will also have worked in thermal and stress analysis using FEA software.

Additional Information:

Candidates MUST be eligible to live and work in the UK. Copies of Passport and Visa will be requested for verification.

Skills: Mechanical Design, SolidWorks, Solid Edge, CAD, Mechanical, Engineering, Fibre Optics, Thermal Analysis, FEA

To Apply: Please send CV and Covering Letter to Iona Mulligan.

To Discuss More Call: (phone number removed) or Out of Hours: (phone number removed) (7am – 11pm)

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