Mechanical Design Engineer Optics/Photonics

Company: Advanced Technical Recruitment
Location: South UK
Salary: c £30-£37k Ref 241456
Closing Date: 2012-06-28

Job Description

Due to their current growth, my client, who designs, develops and manufactures complex electro-optical systems, modules and components, seeks a further Mechanical Engineer / Design Engineer to join the engineering team. 

Working to develop and deliver new (and existing) products in a cost effective and timely manner, you will work alongside a wide range of engineering disciplines

Person Specification

You will be qualified to a minimum of HND in Mechanical Engineering or similar, and be able to show a successful background in a similar position within scientific engineering. 

You will have strong 2D and 3D CAD skills and be experienced with Solidworks software. Candidates must have experience in detailed design of machined parts and components, gained within an instrumentation, precision engineering or similar industry. 

Candidates with experience of Precision Optics will be at a distinct advantage. Ideally you will have experience of opt-mechanical or electro-mechanical assemblies. The role will incorporate all aspects of design/development from concept proposal through to design, documentation and product testing. 

It is essential that you have strong communication skills and have experience working to micron tolerances on a range of precision products. 

In return my client not only offers an excellent salary, but excellent intercompany support and training along with excellent career opportunities. Due to the nature of the work, we would generally require candidates to fulfil the following criteria: 

You must be born or naturalised British citizen and one of your parents must be a British citizen or have substantial ties to the UK. Candidates must have been resident in the UK for 5 years immediately prior to their application; this is particularly important if you were born outside the UK.


Duration – Full Time, Permanent 

Candidates MUST be eligible to live and work in the UK. 

Skills: CAD, Solidworks, design, mechanical, optics, vacuum chambers, design engineer.