Mechanical Design Engineer (SE20555 / 610) Cambridgeshire, England

Salary: GBP40000 - GBP45000 per annum + Benefits

Mechanical Design Engineer
Southern Cambridgeshire 

Commutable from – Cambridge, Peterborough, Huntingdon, Bedford, Chatteris, St. Neots


Our client is a global leading automation & technology solutions provider, working within the food, FMCG and automated distribution industries. Due to global growth and securing multi-million-pound projects in the UK, they are looking for experienced Mechanical Design Engineers to join their brand-new venture into the UK market. 



Role & Responsibilities:


  • Managing work across multiple engineering fields, coordinating with mechanical & electrical engineers, design teams, software engineers, procurement, logistics and site implementation
  • Create technical drawings using AutoCAD 2D & 3D and Inventor
  • Liaise with procurement and organise the manufacturing of complex automation systems, including robotics, sortation systems, conveyors and materials handling
  • Participate in technical discussions, collate project specs, clarify site requirements / surveys
  • Evaluate new design opportunities, ways of improving drawings
  • Test the performance, reliability and safety of designs and prototypes, investigating weaknesses, troubleshooting design issues & make changes
  • Work closely with cross functional team, across mechatronic & software development
  • Record and report on R&D projects



Knowledge, Skills & Experience:


  • Ideally have a degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Experienced using AutoCAD and Inventor
  • Advanced Microsoft Office 365 (Excel)
  • Able to think both critically, logically and analytically
  • Have a natural curiosity for design development
  • Ideally have worked in a projects based company within automation & robotics
  • Able to work to deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Knowledge & understanding of safety
  • Flexible character to work in the office and from home
  • Experienced in development of new machinery based on customers criteria’s
  • Strong & effective communicator – working across cross functional teams/departments
  • Financial awareness – costing, tendering, quotations




Job Reference No: SE20555 / 610


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