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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Location: South East
Industry: Machinery
Discipline: Design Engineer
System: Solid Edge
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum

Our client is seeking an experienced Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to help develop their next generation of robotic broadcast systems. Our client's products provide customers with remote-control and automated-control of moving cameras and equipment; offering highly repeatable and accurate motion.


Members of the engineering group take responsibility for the whole product lifecycle, and the successful candidate will have a key role in satisfying our customers' current and future needs. Their key responsibilities shall be:

  • Interpret and understand customer requirements
  • Design, implement and test new mechanical systems
  • Maintain and improve existing product designs
  • Offer innovative ideas to meet future requirements, and create proof of concepts to meet these

Essential experience

  • Formal education in an Engineering discipline
  • Experienced in the use of 3D CAD packages, preferably Solid Edge
  • Track record of designing complete products, both from an existing baseline or from first principles
  • Knowledge of designing for manufacture, including tolerancing of components, manufacturing processes, generation of appropriate drawings and engagement with manufacturers
  • Experience of working on assemblies which contain electronics, moving parts and motors

Desirable skills and knowledge

  • Design of systems with linear motion and rotational motion mechanisms
  • Some experience in noise reduction in systems
  • Design for safety considerations, EMC and human factors
  • Product aesthetics
  • Previous exposure to robotic systems
  • Taking a leading role in multi-disciplinary product development

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