Mechanical Engineer

We are looking for a Mechanical Engineer for a Cambridge based company. You will have responsibility for:

* Creating new and novel ideas or products that are sold in their millions
* Developing CAD designs to satisfy broad and challenging requirements
* Engineering detail designs and simulating performance
* Making prototypes and testing proof of principle demonstrators
* Design for low-cost manufacturing processes without compromising product performance
* Designing/making test rigs and assembly jigs
* Transferring designs to manufacture - including drawing packs and BoMs

Requirements

* A good degree (2.1 or above) in engineering
* At least 5 years of product development experience, preferably with a manufacturing company or engineering consultancy
* Strong 3D CAD skills including FEA / simulation
* ProE / Creo experience essential. Windchill and SolidWorks experience desirable
* Familiarity with designing for various materials and manufacturing processes including injection moulding, casting, machining, stamping, coil winding etc
* Ability to work from first principles with strong mathematical analysis
* Ability to use workshop tools
* A creative mind and hands-on problem-solving abilities
* Good communication skills
* A focus on delivering great results quickly

The following would be highly beneficial:

* Experience with designing for high voltage / high current electricity
* Experience with designing for demanding outdoor environments
* Experience integrating electronics into consumer products

[ Cambridge, Salary £neg. | vacancy reference : 32427 ]

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