Mechanical Design Engineer

Cardiff £ 36,000 - £ 42,000 p.a. + benefits Permanent

Job Reference: 013565

A leading research and development company has a new vacancy for a Mechanical Design Engineer. Joining a rapidly growing organisation you support the complex design of packaging for Power Electronics applications and candidates must have a good understanding of complex electronics packaging.



Commutable from: Cardiff, Bristol, Filton, Abergavenny, Caerphilly, Chepstow, Newport, Bridgend, Monmouth.


Salary: £ 36,000 - £ 42,000 p.a. + excellent benefits


Suitable for: Mechanical Design Engineer, Design Engineer, Senior Design Engineer, Lead Design Engineer.



The Role


Working for one of the UK‘s leading research and development organisations you will be working on a number of innovative programmes and will provide mechanical design expertise that will enable the realisation of ideas and designs.


Key responsibilities:


Work with engineers and designers across the business to solve complex problems

Generating detailed design concepts based on engineering principles

Contribute to concept & idea development by research into new technologies, processes and materials

Specification of the mechanical and manufacturing attributes of design concepts

Support the creation of prototypes

Conduct laboratory tests, processes and report results to the senior staff

Collecting preparing and testing samples



The candidate


Degree in product design/mechanical engineering

3 years plus industry experience with a product design orientation

Strong 3D CAD skills, SolidWorks (preferred), CATIA, Siemens NX

Good understanding of manufacturing principles at the millimetre scale

Strong problem-solving ability

Excellent time management and ability to manage your own workload on multiple projects

Expertise in FEA simulation tools

Knowledge of product design for harsh environments


For more information send a CV to James Charlett

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