Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Oxfordshire £40,000 p.a. to £45,000 p.a. + benefits Permanent

Job Reference: 012954

A scientific instrumentation manufacturer are recruiting for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer, who can devise solutions to challenging demands within the scientific and research community. The Senior Mechanical Design Engineer will be responsible for validating design proposals through analysis and testing. This will include thermal management, vibrational stability, ultra-high precision motion and ultra-high vacuum.


Commutable from: Oxford, Abingdon, Witney, Oxfordshire, Didcot, Wantage, Bicester, Swindon, Eynsham

Salary: £40,000 p.a. - £45,000 p.a. plus Holiday + Pension + Parking

Suitable for: Mechanical Design Engineer


The Role of Senior Mechanical Design Engineer:

Mechanical concept design of high stability systems, involving high precision movements and control feedback
Understand customer requirements and translate these into cost effective solutions
Provide back up calculations and analyses for proposed design solutions
Liaise with customers, assisting them in the development of solutions to exceed their expectations
Communicate with vendors and subcontractors with the aim of identifying leading edge technologies, materials and processes
Play a key role in the preparation of bid proposals


The Person:

Must have a high level of capability in mechanical design and design analysis
Experience in using 3D modelling and CAD packages (solid edge)
Project management skills would be beneficial, including costs, risk analysis and expediting
Should be qualified to BSc or higher degree in Mechanical Engineering
This person should be able to influence and persuade others
And also, an effective communicator, able to present new ideas and approaches


To apply for the role of Senior Mechanical Design Engineer please forward an up to date copy of your CV to Matthew Griffiths or call 01789 201040, thanks.
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