Mechanical Design Engineer

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Mechanical Design Engineer

Salary: Up to £42,000

Location of Office: Oxford

The Role:

A new position has been created for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join our client as they begin the next phase of development on a brand-new flight-critical applications projects within the commercial aerospace sector. The successful Mechanical Engineer will be joining a small multidiscipline design team and will have the chance to see this product through to inhouse testing and manufacture here in the UK.

Working as part of a team of bright, enthusiastic engineers you will tackle a range of mechanical design problems with access to a state-of-the-art lab. You will be degree qualified and have a few years industry experience in a similar mechanical design role whilst any experience or knowledge of fibre optics or optical design is highly desirable.

You should expect the role to include:

  • Lead/support the mechanical design elements of projects from small fibreoptic component packaging to large, industrial scale mechanical structures
  • Deliver technically challenging projects on time and to budget and in line with company processes
  • Deliver designs through the development and build lifecycle
  • Produce detail drawings including material and surface finish choice for manufacture
  • Design and deliver finished products as well as internal development rigs and setups

Required skills and experience:

  • SolidWorks 3D design
  • Mechanical design – full design life cycle
  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Design for plastics and metals

Desirable skills and experience:

  • Optoelectronics or optical design
  • Fibre optics design
  • Experience with 3D printing

For more information on this fantastic opportunity contact Laurence Powell or Andrew Knight.


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