Mechanical Design Engineer

Location
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
05 Apr 2018
Closes
03 May 2018
Ref
00081029
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This company is currently seeking a Mechanical Design Engineer to join its multi-skilled product development team to enhance its Teletest Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) Product.

To be successful in this role the candidate should have a proven track record in designing advanced, electro-mechanical devices using SolidWorks. The successful applicant will have a customer focussed approach to design with their product needs in mind. Creativity in development is encouraged with a view to maintaining continuous improvement to their products and design processes.

Responsibilities

The individual will be involved in all parts of the Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) process:
- Definition of the problem: Understand, analyse and interpret requirements and in response, produce formal specifications.
- Handle detailed design iteration via prototyping and testing to commercial product.
- Manage releases of products to the market via design and project reviews.
- Project management: The successful candidate will work with the Team Manager in project scheduling and will need to work to tight timescales in delivering products.
- Process conscious: Uses standards and best practices to create innovative and effective products that add value to the organisation.

What They Are Looking For

- A minimum of 5 years working knowledge of the SolidWorks CAD package.
- Experience of operating within the SolidWorks PDM system.
- An understanding of the manufacture of polymer components, tool/mould design and assemblies.
- A minimum of a 2:1 Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering (or similar subject) with experience of developing high-end, electro-mechanical products.
- Strong skills in mathematics, mechanical principles and electronic fundamentals.
- Experience with limits, fits and geometric tolerances.
- Knowledge of quality assurance, risk management and design standards (especially ISO9001 and the BS7000 series).

They are looking for a dedicated and self-motivated engineer with a confident and professional style with good communication skills.