Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Category
    Engineering - Design
  • Location
    Edinburgh, City Of Edinburgh
  • External Reference
    JN-032021-171895
  • OrganizationType
    Engineering

Experienced Mechanical Design Engineer required to join our client based in Edinburgh on permanent basis.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an International Electronics Organisation. Experience relating to small components preferred and consumer electronics experience is highly desirable.

Preferred applicants will be degree qualified (or equivalent) and will have gained relevant experience ideally with R&D Team designing enclosures for mass manufactured products.

The Mechanical Design Engineer role involves the design of integrated circuit packaging suitable for use in client product. The packaging forms an integral part of the optical component integration and thermal management of the module.

It will require detailed mechanical design using CAD software (SolidWorks) to explore concept designs, assist in the development of products for mass production and to take a key role within the Group for component and product drawings and mechanical documentation.

The key responsibilities of the role include:


Responsible for mechanical package design for consumer electronics applications

Knowledge of FMEA lead design processes

Material and process selection

Detailed 2D drawings and 3D modelling

Finite Element Analysis for stress and thermal modelling

Co-operation with related disciplines including optical, process & product engineers

Design for high volume manufacture, assembly compatibility, tolerance analysis.

Communicate with all key internal and external stakeholder

Verifying mechanical design by simulation and characterization of parts

The role will require interactions with stakeholders in various locations and it may be necessary to work in various time zones. This will also include the opportunity for travel to suppliers, subcontractors and manufacturing sites.

Key Skills

BEng or MEng Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
Strong communication skills both written and oral
Relevant under-graduate modules
Good interpersonal and Presentation skills
Experience of collaborative design
Design Engineering processes (FMEA, DFM, Tolerance Analysis)
CAD literacy in Solidworks or similar (2D drawing and 3D modelling)

Desirable Knowledge & Experience

Finite Element Analysis
Thermal analysis
Computation Fluid Dynamics
Material science (Thermoset plastics)
Solid Mechanics

Please apply on-line with up to date CV

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