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Mechanical Design Engineer

Royston, Hertfordshire
£30,000 to £50,000
Job Type
14 Oct 2021
My client is a Cambridgeshire-based robotics company who are developing innovative products with the potential to revolutionise the industry they serve. Due to significant investment and growth we are now actively seeking to recruit two mechanical design engineers to join their in-house team.

This is an exciting time to be joining them as they are expanding across the business and the ongoing development of the next generation of products means that your ideas will turn into a reality.

Based at their site in South Cambridgeshire (approximately 15 minute walk from the local train station), the successful candidates will be working simultaneously on two main projects: the continued build of their current generation of robots; and increasingly focusing on developing the next generation.

Key responsibilities:

Together with the Lead Engineers, you will design, build and test prototypes
Generate documentation including manufacturing drawings and BOMs
Working closely with suppliers and the Manufacturing Team to define SOPs, build documentation and appropriate quality control processes
Drawing controlIdeally applicants should have experience of designing machinery manufactured in medium volume production (50-500 units) such as special purpose machinery manufacturer or within an OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer). Previous experience of sheet metal design or packaging solutions would be beneficial.

In addition, candidates should have the following:

Degree qualified or equivalent in mechanical engineering or relevant technical discipline (industrial design, product design, etc).
Design experience for industrial / commercial products where cost, quality and reliability are paramount. Confident users of Autodesk Inventor or Solidworks.
It would be beneficial if you have previous experience of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T), tolerance analysis and structural finite element analysis (FEA), but not essential.We are keen to find mechanical engineers with a real passion for fine detail and a completer-finisher approach to design. You will need to be self-motivated to solve problems independently, as well as the ability to work in a team and take direction from Lead Engineers.

We are able to consider applications from a wide range of industries, with the salary and joining level (Engineer / Senior Engineer) on offer will be commensurate with your previous experiences and achievements. All staff are eligible to participate in the attractive company share scheme.

More information available upon application.

When applying for this role, please indicate your current salary (plus benefits package), minimum salary required, notice period and your reasons for wishing to move from your current company. Alliance Consulting is acting as an employment agency in this respect. Alliance Consulting specialise in the placement of engineers throughout the UK. By sending us your CV you are explicitly consenting to our processing of your personal data on a computer database and/or in manual files for the purpose of evaluating your application for employment. This processing will be carried out in accordance with the UK Data Protection Act 1998. By applying for this role you hereby consent to us submitting your CV to our client. If you do not wish your CV to be sent to our client then you must clearly state this to us. Equally, if there are any companies that you do not wish your CV to be sent to (for whatever reason), then please let us know of this when you apply
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  • Job Reference: 397071712-2
  • Date Posted: 14 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Alliance Consulting
    Alliance Consulting
  • Location: Royston, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: £30,000 to £50,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: pension, share options
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent