Mechanical Design Engineer

Aspire Cambridge

Aspire Cambridge are recruiting for a Mechanical Design Engineer on behalf of our client in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire.

The successful Mechanical Design Engineer will be expected to support growth of the category by providing mechanical design and engineering expertise and support for current product range and new product development program.

What will you do?
  • Oversee the mechanical design of new products
  • Implementation and testing of existing and new products
  • Oversee the product from early stages to full manufacture
  • Reactive resolution of any mechanical issues
  • Liaise with third party suppliers
  • Be involved in cross-functional new product development process
  • Proactive improvements to product design
  • Project managing design packages for new products
What will you need to have and do?
  • Formal training in mechanical engineering or related discipline – ideally qualified to HNC / HND / degree level
  • Practical experience in design & engineering for manufacture and assembly
  • Knowledge of UK & European safety standards, ideally global safety standards
  • Specification and verification document creation
  • Experience of project managing product development from concept to production an advantage
  • Strong IT skills, experience with MS Office
  • Demonstrate a high level of attention to detail
  • Able to prioritise workload and work to tight deadlines
  • Critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Teamwork
  • Ability to work in, and adapt to, a rapidly changing environment
  • Confidentiality in handling sensitive data.
  • Knowledge & experience in medical device manufacturing would be beneficial
  • Good working knowledge of 3D CAD Systems.
  • Formal training in SolidWorks would be an advantage
  • Working knowledge of PDM / Vault system for data management would be beneficial
Start: ASAP
Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Hours: Mon to Fri Full Time
Salary: £40,000 to £45,000
If you are interested in this position, feel you have the relevant experience and skills and would like to apply, please call our team on 01223 855440 or apply online.
Whilst we’d love to get back to every applicant, it is not always possible, so if you haven’t heard from us within 3-5 days, please note that your application has not been successful on this occasion.
Aspire Cambridge is acting as an Employment Agency in regards to this Permanent opportunity.