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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Job description

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer | Consultancy | South Cambridge

The Company

Working on advanced robotics systems or space-based systems, no two days are the same at this Cambridge based technology consultancy. The work they do is predominantly within technical development and innovation. Some of the markets you will get to work will include healthcare, IoT, defence, security and automotive. If you’re someone who enjoys working project to project, and thrives off adapting to various engineering challenges, then this is the perfect environment for you.

The Role

The company is looking for a well rounded Senior ­Mechanical Design Engineer to join their team in Cambridge with an aim of progressing quickly to Lead Engineer. The ideal engineer will be a team player first and foremost, with the ability to take responsibility for the mechanical design elements of a wide range of projects and products both new and existing which range from low volume specialist equipment, through to complex consumer products designed for low cost, high volume manufacture.

There is an expectation that you will be able to explain complicated technical products to non-technical clients. This is the perfect chance to utilise your technical skills in an environment where teamwork is paramount to success.

What Can You Expect?

You will liaise with other disciplines and working in project teams, provide input into project proposals, create design schemes and concepts. While continuing to contribute to hands-on development, including building prototypes and pre-certification testing of elements such as ingress protection sealing, thermal management and/or mechanical integrity. A massive part of consulting is being credible Infront of a client and you will be the technical lead at design reviews, provide technical support in client facing meetings

What can make me stand out?

Knowledge of RF, Analogue & Digital layout considerations for mechanical design will make you stand out above the rest !! As well as an understanding of FEA simulation techniques and experience of working directly with UK and Overseas sub-contract manufacturers

I’m interested! What now?

So, if you like the ad, or you’d at least like to know some more, what’s next?

Number 1: Click the little apply button (don’t worry, we’ll discuss before your CV or application goes anywhere).

Number 2: Email me directly on

Number 3: You can find me on LinkedIn (Louis Plevin) and drop me a message on there!