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Lee Cherrill

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer, Abingdon, £50,000 – £55,000pa plus benefits:

MARS Recruitment is exclusively recruiting a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer on behalf of a large specialist manufacturer. Originally a University of Oxford spin out, this success story now operates globally and at the forefront of their industry. Due to expansion within their engineering team, they are looking for a hire a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to work on new product introduction (NPI), ensuring that their products meet customer requirements.

The role:

The Senior Mechanical Design Engineer is technically responsible for ensuring projects meet internal and external customer requirements. Completing concept designs through to production in conjunction with the wider technology team. Providing technical support for the manufacture, install and support of these systems. Lead the technical aspects of the development of products and lead design improvements.

About you:

The successful Senior Mechanical Design Engineer will ideally have the following skills and attributes:

  • Degree educated either in Mechanical Engineering or a scientific discipline
  • Experience in a Mechanical Engineering role working on high tech – low volume products
  • Experienced at leading the team to resolve technical issues
  • Experienced in the use of FMEA, risk (hazard) analysis
  • Experience in analysing complex systems, using commercial or in house analysis tools as required.
  • Able to develop software (in C/C++/LabView/Matlab) for instrumentation control and data analysis as required
  • Able to develop, document and control detailed processes and guide technicians through build and test operations
  • Familiar with project management techniques and practice
  • Understanding of mechanical design principles to ensure product success
  • Ability to coach and mentor others



In addition to a competitive starting salary, structured career development opportunities, and a good work-life balance, our client offers 25 days annual leave, half-days on Fridays, private healthcare, a share incentive plan, a defined contribution Personal Pension Plan, and a flexible benefits package that you can tailor to your own requirements.

If you’re a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer looking for a new role, then please send us a copy of your CV for immediate review.

MARS Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and positively welcomes applications from suitably qualified applicants regardless of race, colour, sex, marital status, national origin, religion, age, disability, or any other protected status. Suitable candidates for the role will be contacted within 3 working days, unfortunately if you haven’t heard back in this time your application has been unsuccessful at this time.

MARS Recruitment is a specialist Engineering & IT recruiter working in partnership with companies across the UK and offers services of both an Employment Business (for Temporary/Contract roles) and an Employment Agency (for Permanent roles).

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