Mechanical Design Engineer

Vector Recruitment Ltd
05 May 2019
21 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

An award-winning manufacturer of high-technology scientific & electronics instrumentation require a bright Mechanical Design Engineer to join their growing facility in Bedfordshire. This global leader design and manufacture a range of test equipment for the electronics and semiconductor markets, ranging from hand-held to large high value bench-based machines which are often bespoke to individual customer requirements. As the Mechanical Design Engineer, you will be providing mechanical engineering expertise to design, support the planning, manufacturing and testing of a range of high precision products.

Mechanical Design Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Mechanical Engineering Design R&D - designing and developing new products
  • Designing bespoke requirements around the core product platform
  • Ensuring engineering designs are implemented on the full range of company products, to the required company standard
  • Liaising and assisting the sales department with the configuration of specifications at quotation stage
  • Testing and measuring the performance of systems, analysing and interpreting data
  • Recommending modifications for systems
  • Preparing production documentation concerning Bill of Materials and Change Notes in accordance with company procedures
  • Responsibility for ensuring that all work undertaken complies with company standards in relation to quality, production and manufacturing processes
  • Providing expert advice and support on all mechanical issues to suppliers and internal departments

Mechanical Design Engineer Requirements:

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent qualification
  • Experience in design of bespoke equipment for a highly technical market
  • Ideally, experience of motion control systems, precision instrumentation
  • 3D CAD, preferably Solidworks
  • Good knowledge of mechanical fundamentals and sound grasps of mathematics
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to work under pressure to fulfil customer orders
  • Hands on 'can do' approach, well organized team player with ability to work independently

Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer

Vacancy Location - Bedfordshire with good accessibility to the M1, M11 and A1(M), as well as direct train links to London.

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