Mechanical Design Engineer

Posted 22 January by Jackie Kerr Recruitment Ltd

Mechanical Design Engineer

£36,000 - £40,000 Per Annum

This is an exciting opportunity for a creative and innovative Mechanical Design Engineer, who would enjoy working on a broad range of projects, in an electronic design and manufacturing team.

Our client designs and manufactures a wide range of "RF over fibre" systems, which allow RF electrical signals to be transmitted over fibre optic cables. These are used in a diverse range of application including broadcast, satellite communication, test and instrumentation and military applications.

In this new role, you will have ownership of specific projects designing mechanical components and systems, which will also involve meeting with customers. You will be working on a portfolio of equipment including electronic devices and packing, external equipment cabinets and a wide range of supporting products.

Overall Mechanical Design Engineer responsibilities include:

  • New product design/concept development
  • Production/Industrial engineering
  • Investigation of new materials and processes
  • Sales support
  • Full product file cycle and documentation

Mechanical Design Engineer Skills/ Experience

  • You will need at least 3 years’ experience in: SolidWorks or a similar 3D Cad design software
  • Electronic packaging and thermal analysis
  • A solid understanding of grounding, shielding and EMC
  • Packaging for indoor and outdoor use
  • Electrical Safety and wiring design work
  • Tolerance analysis

You should also have experience in at least some of the following:

  • Sheet metal work
  • Machining
  • Casting
  • Injection moulding
  • Professional customer/supplier interface
  • Sound understanding of operating under ISO9001:2008
  • Experience working with optical components
  • Experience working with power supplies
  • Experience of housings for microwave frequency circuits

Knowledge of electronics/electro mechanical design would be a significant advantage.

In addition you should also enjoy working as a team and be able to add innovative and creative ideas to our Product Development Review process.

Mechanical Design Engineer Qualifications:

  • BSc/HNC mechanical engineering or associated degree

Mechanical Design EngineerReports to:

  • Engineering Manager

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Required skills

  • Design Engineering
  • Mechanical Design
  • Microwave
  • Solidworks
  • RF

Application questions

Do you have experience with Solidworks or similar 3D CAD design software?
Do you have a solid understanding of grounding, shielding and EMC?
Do you have good knowledge of electronics?

Reference: 33929428

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