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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - Buckinghamshire

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    Engineering, Mechanical

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  • Salary:

    £48000 - £60000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Charlotte Allen

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    +44 (0)118 902 8800

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  • Published:

    5 days ago

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Role- Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Salary- £48,000 - £60,000 per annum (dependent on experience)

Type- Permanent

Location- Buckinghamshire

My client works within R&D and they are looking to take on a Mechanical Engineer, on a permanent basis, in the Buckinghamshire area.

Design – Development – Optics – Instrumentation – R&D – High Precision – Mechanical 

The Senior Mechanical Design Engineer will ideally have the following attributes:

  • BSc / BEng in Mechanical Engineering or similar
  • 5 or more years’ of industry experience working in similar design focused role involving the manufacture of electro-mechanical / instrumentation equipment
  • Excellent proficiency with CAD software – ideally SolidWorks or similar
  • Good mathematical and general engineering knowledge
  • Excellent knowledge of manufacturing processes and materials – sheet metal, castings, machining etc.
  • Any specific experience of optics, scientific instrumentation, vacuum, thermal analysis or high precision products would be a bonus to hit the ground running
  • The ability to understand system requirements
  • Be self-motivated with excellent attention to detail
  • Have excellent communication skills both verbal and written
The Senior Mechanical Design Engineer role will involve:

  • Working within the R&D multi-disciplinary team
  • Working on new product concepts
  • Being involved in the product design and development process using SolidWorks
  • Working with high precision instrumentation products
  • Modelling, analysis and the development of mechanisms
  • Involved in building and developing prototypes
  • Conducting design reviews
  • Producing the relevant documentation that is required
  • Driving continuous improvement
If you are interested in this position, please apply with an up to date CV as soon as possible, along with your availability and your salary expectation.