Mechanical Design Engineer

Location Canterbury
Discipline: Mechanical, Manufacturing
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000
Contact name: Ammaar Wahab

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Published: about 1 month ago

Mechanical Design Engineer - £35K - £45K - Kent - Optical Components

I’m currently recruiting for a leading defence company specialising in the design and manufacture of optical components and devices used in the defence industry. They’re looking for a technical, experienced, and innovative Mechanical Design Engineer to join their design team due to company expansion. You will have the opportunity to take new and exciting products from concept through to development as well as working on several NPD projects at early stages.

Main Duties Include:

+ R&D

+ Supporting the production of existing products

+ 3D CAD Design

+ Prototyping and testing

+ Producing design-related documentation

+ Liaising with new and existing clients

Skills and Experience Required:

+ Eligibility to obtain SC clearance

+ 3D CAD design experience (Solidworks preferred)

+ Strong understanding of the full product lifecycle

+ Experience with electro-mechanical components e.g. Optics/Sensors etc

+ Knowledge of manufacturing methods e.g. casting, moulding, machining


Salary will be between £35,000 - £45,000 depending on experience. The company also has a wide range of benefits including personal development training and a competitive pension scheme.

If you feel like you have the right skills and experience for this role, then please apply with a copy of your updated CV.