Mechanical Engineering Lead

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    Jeff Lane

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    01384 446108

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Mechanical Engineering Lead - Permanent - Abingdon - £competitive salary & benefits

As Mechanical Engineering Lead you will provide leadership to the Mechanical Design Engineering group. This is a technical role, and you will be expected to be able to show a high level of functional expertise and the ability to lead by example. The Mechanical Engineering Lead will be the primary manager of the Mechanical Engineering group's day to day workload.

What You Will Do:

As Mechanical Engineering Lead

  • Overseeing the mechanical design of systems and components
  • Take a hands-on role in the design process, providing leadership to other members of the Mechanical Engineering team
  • Mentoring more junior members of the team
  • Acting as the primary manager of the workload for the Mechanical Engineering group
  • Conducting or playing a key role in design reviews and related activities
  • Ensuring the accuracy of solid models, detailed drawings, BOMs and other documentation produced by the mechanical design group

What You Will Need:

As Mechanical Engineering Lead

  • Demonstratable experience of playing a leading role in contributing to projects to develop complex high technology machinery and systems
  • Experience in working as part of a multi-disciplinary teams
  • Ability to understand scientific concepts and interact with R&D scientists, using this input to deliver well engineered and reliable solutions
  • Ability to effectively manage the workload of the mechanical design team
  • Capable of providing leadership to the mechanical design team and helping to mentor and develop more junior engineers
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and able to demonstrate a flair for creativity and innovation
  • Good working knowledge of CAD (ideally SolidWorks), FMEA, DVP

What You Will Get:

As Mechanical Engineering Lead

  • A very competitive salary & benefits
  • Excellent working environment
  • Opportunity to lead an innovative engineering team

Suitably qualified and experienced Mechanical Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter to

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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