Design Manager (Mechanical) - Precision Instrumentation

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    Dudley, West Midlands

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    Automation & controls, General engineering & manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £55000 - £60000 per annum

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    Richard Heaton

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    over 2 years ago

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A Design Manager (Mechanical) or Senior Mechanical Design Engineer with experience of leading design projects for electro-mechanical assemblies and mechanisms is required for a leading manufacturer of precision inspection equipment.

The role of Design Manager / Senior Mechanical Design Engineer includes the following:

  • Lead a small team of mechanical designers and electronics designers to design new electro-mechanical solutions used for precision testing.
  • The mechanical designs will include mechanisms, castings, work holding, jigs and fixtures.
  • Work closely with electronics team to ensure mechanical designs are created with ease of manufacture manufacture and with consideration to how the electrical/electronic components will fit into the machine housing.
  • Design solutions in Solidworks

The suitable candidate for Design Manager / Senior Mechanical Design Engineer will need to possess the following skills and experience:

  • Existing Design Manager or Senior Mechanical Designer
  • Strong engineering skills and experience of designing mechanisms, jigs and fixtures.
  • Able to work to tight deadlines taking the lead on all new projects.
  • You do not need experience with electronics however experience designing mechanical solutions which includes electrical components is desirable.
  • Any experience of designing castings will be an advantage as all machines contains cast components.

If you have the required skills and experience and you are looking for a Design Manager /Design Lead position with a high precision manufacturer, then please click on the link to apply. In return, we can offer an attractive salary and exciting position to design the next generation of metrology equipment.

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