Mechanical Design Engineer - Senior/Principal

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Mechanical Design Engineer - Senior/Principal

Do you want a position where you can really make a difference and have your voice heard? Working in this small R&D team you will be able to lead projects and teams on incredibly innovative product developments.

Job Description

Mechanical Design Engineer Hertfordshire Excellent salary + Benefits

This is an opportunity for a senior / principal mechanical design engineer to join an expanding engineering company involved with the design and development of very sophisticated automated and robotic systems. They are expanding rapidly and require a senior mechanical design engineer with strong capabilities in innovative design from first principles to lead and grow a team responsible for the design and develop brand new machines, components and systems.

You will be working as part of a small but growing R&D team that design, develop and test machines to competitive commercial time scales. You will support the growth of the team while leading technical projects from concept design through to production.

Skills / Knowledge:

" Ideally a degree or equivalent in a relevant subject area (e.g. mechanical engineering, mechatronics, robotics) although HNC/HND would be considered if coupled with an appropriate apprenticeship and proven ability
" Strong mechanical engineering knowledge across full product lifecycle development
" Proven leadership skills to grow, mentor and drive technical teams and projects
" Use of 3D CAD modelling systems (e.g Inventor, Solidworks, ProEngineer, Wildfire etc)
" Knowledge of some or most of the following - High precision Motion / motor controls, Electronic Packaging (sheetmetal), Special Purpose Machines, Frames / Structures, Mechanisms
" Practical engineering capability would be an advantage e.g. able to modify prototypes in the machine shop
" Application of statistical tolerance analysis methods, FEA, Proof of concept and risk assessment in design from first principles
" Candidates should be able to display innovative and creative design ability
" Candidates should also display a flair for problem solving as well as a practical approach leading to stable and easily manufactured designs

This role would suit engineers from electromechanical design backgrounds, consumer goods, test equipment, precision machinery, automation/ robotics.

Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited operates & advertises as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for contract/temporary positions.

Key Consultant

Katherine Smallwood

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I have 9 years’ experience in engineering across mechanical, electronics and software design, working with talented individuals from engineer to director level across the UK and EU. I am passionate about technology. I thrive when working on technical engineering projects with clients to find them the right candidates for their business.

Jonelle Odairi-Foxe