Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - Micro-Mechanical / Optical

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Competitive Salary + Annual Bonus Scheme + Benefits Package
19 Sep 2018
11 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - Micro-Mechanical / Optical - World Leader
Competitive Salary + Annual Bonus Scheme + Benefits Package

We’re looking for an ambitious Senior Mechanical Design Engineer, with significant experience in the design and development of precision micro-mechanical or optical devices, to join our team and drive the development of next generation world leading all-optical switch technology. 

About the Role:

In this new role, you’ll be working within a multi-disciplinary development team to design and develop core technology for our optical switches. You’ll be responsible for the entire lifecycle of the product from conceptual design and analysis through to qualification and transfer to production. Your responsibilities will include:

+ Design and development of core technology 
+ Analysis and test of precision micro-mechanical designs
+ Integration and packaging of optical and electrical sub-assemblies
+ Liaison with other internal teams and subcontractors 
+ Manufacturing and performance improvements to existing products

About You:

To be successful, you’ll need to have a degree in mechanical engineering or a related subject, plus a minimum of five years’ relevant experience working in a high-tech design / development environment. You’ll have a hands-on, innovative approach to work and be self-motivated and focussed on delivery. You’ll also be an expert in 3D CAD and finite element analysis and be familiar with high reliability micro-fabrication techniques. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, are essential. 

Experience of PDM, and proficiency in precision opto-mechanical or electro-mechanical design, is highly desirable.

Who we are:

We offer a friendly and informal work environment in a prime location on the Cambridge Science Park, a competitive salary and annual bonus scheme, plus a range of benefits including private health care, non-contributory pension scheme, health shield cash back plan, and cycle to work scheme.

Join a World Class Leading Team.

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