Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Location: Cambridge
  • Salary: Negotiable per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

This team have been thriving since they formed 40 years ago. They have a strong global presence and have won several prestigious international awards. Their markets span security, aerospace, military and industrial, with some incredibly interesting, hi-tech products. To support their ongoing rapid growth, they are looking for a Senior Mechanical Engineer to join their friendly team.

They're based just outside Cambridge in a village location, easily accessible by road and rail with lots of free parking. There's a real 'family feel' vibe within the team.

The Engineer we're looking for should have plenty of experience. You'll come with Solidworks skills and enjoy varied tasks including; design analysis, drafting, talking to suppliers and customers, building prototypes, testing products and supporting production.

This is a lead technical role which will also include some project management duties. These projects will typically involve input from electronics, software and production engineers so you will need to be effective working in a cross-disciplinary team.

About You:

  • Strong mechanical engineering degree with a good academic background
  • Able to demonstrate examples of top-quality drawings and 3D modelling (preferably Solidworks)
  • NPD experience
  • Committed to 'right first time', quality work
  • Enthusiasm, motivation and curiosity
  • Motivated by the process of mechanical design and product development
  • Full right to work in the UK

Any of the following skills would also be very useful:

Rapid prototyping, injection moulding, 3D surface modelling, FEA and thermal analysis, design of military products.

The team are lovely. They have barbecues and lunches together and look forward to their annual Christmas party! They're committed to supporting you with career progression and will also give you some attractive benefits and a generous salary. There are flexible office hours, too!