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Mechanical Design Engineer

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Mechanical Design Engineer - Witney

£25,000 - Engineering
Ref: 830 Date Posted: Monday 16 Jul 2018
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Mechanical Design Engineer

Witney, Oxfordshire

£25,000 Per Annum

Our client is looking to recruit a Mechanical Design Engineer to join their Research and Development team to design and develop magnetic measuring instruments used in a wide range of environments.

The Mechanical Design Engineer Role

Reporting to the Research and Development Manager the role involves:

Mechanical Design Engineer Main Duties

  • Be responsible for the entire mechanical design cycle of new products from initial concept through to Production release

  • Design components for machining, 3D printing and sheet metal forming

  • Generation of 2D/3D technical drawings, BOMs and instruction manuals

  • Interfacing with customers and suppliers

  • Identify product and project risks

  • Use of ERP system to generate part numbers

  • Other duties as requested by R&D Manager or Director of the Company

Essential for Mechanical Design Engineer:

  • 2D & 3D CAD Modelling using Solid Edge design tools

  • Knowledge of manufacturing techniques such as machining, 3D printing and sheet metal forming

  • Skilled in technical drawing

  • Understanding of revision control of documentation

  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal

  • Be computer literate with good typing skills

  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office software

Desirable for Mechanical Design Engineer:

  • Design of Electro-mechanical assemblies
  • FEA using software such as ANSYS


  • BSc or Higher Degree in appropriate Science or Engineering discipline