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Mechanical Design Engineer - Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical Design Engineer - Mechanical Design Engineer

#Job No. TD374.

  • Location:

    Sandwich

  • Salary:

    £35k - 37k per year + Company Pension + Company Pr

  • Type:

    Permanent

Job Description:

Mechanical Design Engineer

Sandwich, Kent

Competitive Salary + Company Pension + Company Profit Scheme + Benefits

Monday to Friday (74 hour fortnight, with alternate Fridays off)

Mechanical Design Engineer required for a market leading manufacturing company who can provide an excellent opportunity to work in a highly skilled team, working on interesting and technical products with ongoing career progression.

The Mechanical Design role will suit candidates from any mechanical design background who is used to working on small technical products. You will work in a small team and work with internal engineering departments and sales teams to ensure all products are accurately designed and can easily be manufactured. You will report to the design manager, but will act as the technical lead to support more junior designers and fill in for the design manager in their absence. Graduates with a relevant engineering degree are encouraged to apply!

The Mechanical Design Engineer role will involve the full design of new product and support of legacy products using SolidWorks (candidates with other software experience are encouraged to apply). The products are small electro-optical devices that are manufactured using CNC machinery and die casting techniques. You will designs all mechanical aspects including mechanisms, housing units and optical components. You will work closely with other engineers to incorporate electrical and electronic components. The role is predominantly design based (roughly 80%) with the rest of your time liaising with production, sales, suppliers and clients. The company has a full in house production capabilities.

The Role:

· Mechanical design of legacy and new products

· Technical lead for more junior designers

· Working on small electro mechanical products

The Candidate:

· From any design background with experience designing for manufacture

· Comfortable acting as the technical for a small design team