Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical Design Engineer (R&D)

Up to £60,000 basic salary (dependent on experience)

Based in London, E1

A developer of high-performance metamaterials is looking for an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer to join their growing R&D team working on component and system prototyping and design.

In this role, you will be responsible for designing electromechanical and opto-mechanical systems and building system prototypes, whilst supporting the rest of the engineering team by bringing concept ideas to life.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design electro-mechanical and opto-mechanical systems.
  • Rapid prototype using 3D printing.
  • Support the rest of engineering team in quick prototyping creating engineering setups in the laboratory.
  • Operate prototyping and mechanical workshop tools (film cutter, laser cutter, 3D printers, drills).
  • Work with the rest of the engineering team to develop medical product prototypes.
  • Interface with hardware design and development.
  • Characterize design performance to verify that engineering requirements are met.
  • Design systems and components that meet needs and requirements.
  • Produce, test and evaluate designs.
  • Evaluate final product's overall performance, reliability and safety.
  • Alter and modify design to meet requirements and to eliminate malfunctions.
  • Prepare product reports and documentation.
  • Support safety practices in the office and laboratory areas, including preparing/reviewing documentation and coordinating with other team members

Experience/Skills required:

  • Degree or equivalent in a relevant field i.e. Mechanical Engineering or Systems Engineering.
  • Minimum 2 years experience designing system components with 3D engineering design and manufacturing tools (e.g. Onshape, AutoCAD, Solidworks, ProEngineer etc.)
  • Strong understanding of core concepts, including mechanics, kinematics, thermodynamics, material science etc.
  • Experience using machinery tools i.e. 3D printers, laser cutters, drills
  • Hands on experience with CAE and CAM, preferred.

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