Mechanical Design Engineer

Ref No. 23068
Posted 13 Sep 2021


Salary: £30,000 - £45,000

Employment: Permanent

Job description

IntaPeople are recruiting for a leading high tech manufacturer on the outskirts of Cambridge whose products are supplied worldwide. They are looking for an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer to join their expanding and busy team. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Mechanical Design engineer to join an expanding company who can offer and excellent package and career progression. Full training will be giving on company products but a background in designing components with experience in a variety of different materials (metals, plastic etc.) is highly desirable. 


Design and develop new products from initial concepts through to a finished product
Take into account function, compliance standards and life requirements
Produce 3D models and manufacturing drawings using Solidworks
Engineering experimentation and testing for compliance standards and design verification
Work closely and support production, especially regarding design for manufacture
Build and test prototype product 
Validate and verify design functions, using software analysis and calculations
Present reports and test results on designs and projects
Identify technologies and suppliers, liaising with suppliers where required
Support other teams with continuous in continuous improvement initiatives
Provide technical support to other teams
Technical support for service and sales teams
Participate in FMEA & PFMEA's


Experience and knowledge:

Relevant engineering degree (candidates with no degree but extensive, relevant experience will also be considered)
Experience using Solidworks (experience with other CAD packages may be considered dependant on other skills)
Experience with product design or component design
Experience with a variety of materials; metals, plastics etc.
Knowledge of software modelling tools (desirable)
Experience with the design of special purpose machinery would be highly desirable but not essential
Experience taking projects from cradle to grave
Excellent communication skills (ability to present design concepts) and IT literate (Microsoft office etc.)

Your consultant

Hayley Morgan

Recruitment Consultant

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