Junior Mechanical Design Engineer

We are looking for a "hands-on" Mechanical Design Engineer for a role based just outside Cambridge. We are seeking a candidate with practical experience, proven technical skills and a genuine passion for engineering. As a key member of a growing design team you will work closely with the team involved in the design process and will have responsibility of the design, development and implementation of new products within predefined budget and time constraints.

Main Responsibilities:

* Participate in the design, development and implementation of technically innovative and commercially competitive new products
* Support the maintenance and development of existing projects
* Produce and maintain technical documentation, including CAD drawings, costing data, technical construction files, design calculations, bills of materials, technical specifications, marketing information, test data etc.
* Liaise with clients, capture their requirements and prepare proposals.


Qualifications, Experience & Skills:
* This role could suit a new graduate or junior designer
* Degree qualified in Engineering ideally although not essential in the case of an otherwise exceptional candidate with industry experience
* HND/HNC in mechanical engineering as a minimum
* Be competent with Pro-E Creo and Solidworks
* Have an in depth understanding of design for manufacture
* Expert in preparing drawings and CAD models for manufacture
* Excellent understanding of a wide range of manufacturing techniques, materials and assembly processes
* FMEA
* Good problem solving skills and understand the fundamentals of root cause analysis
* Enthusiasm for innovation and creativity, demonstrated by evidence of proactive and commercially - relevant development.
* Strong creative and technical abilities in the following areas: Concept generation; System level design; Engineering analysis and detail design; 3D CAD;
* Prototyping and testing; Materials selection; Design for high and low volume manufacture
* A good working knowledge of Microsoft products
* Windchill PDM Link experience

Please get in touch with your CV and some examples of your work!

[ Cambridge,, Salary range: £25,000 to £28,000 | vacancy reference : 34072 ]

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