Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Location: Reading, Berkshire Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Sector: Engineering Type: Permanent

My client are a British company who are the world leaders in the design, manufacture and installation of varied specialist instrumentation used within multiple industries.

The company is on a sustained growth path and looking for a highly motivated and experienced Mechanical Design Engineer to join their growing team engaged in a wide variety of engineering disciplines ranging from intricate mechanical design challenges requiring micron level accuracy to large- scale mechanical systems, electronics and software.

The Mechanical Design Engineer role will involve the design of sensors, under-water and in-house test systems and a variety of turnkey and bespoke solutions that incorporate a wide variety of intricate mechanical requirements. This position would suit an engineer with boundless enthusiasm for design and practical hands on experience of mechanical assemblies.

The successful Mechanical Design Engineer will enjoy a varied role, involved from an early stage with prototype designs within the Engineering department through the entire product development life cycle. The environment is fast paced and one which strives to meet demanding deadlines.

The company is commutable from Reading, Basingstoke, Newbury, Andover, Farnborough, Bracknell.

Essential requirements: -

-Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related subject

-2 years + relevant work experience post-studies

-Experience as a designer using Solidworks to scripting language level

-Strong understanding of Design for Manufacture of CNC machined parts

- A practical approach, including practical hobbies outside of work

Desirable skills:

- Experience of CNC programming, especially using SolidCAM or similar software

- Experience managing a CAD database

This company is very open to consider engineers at any stage of their career, as long as you have a proper academic approach to mechanical design coupled with practical skills.

The salary is highly negotiable depending upon experience and capabilities and can range from £35,000 - £65,000, plus 25 days holiday, pension & life assurance.

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Huxley Engineering, a trading division of SThree Partnership LLP is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy | Registered office | 1st Floor, 75 King William Street, London, EC4N 7BE, United Kingdom | Partnership Number | OC387148 England and Wales