IC Resources Ltd

Senior Mechanical Engineer

West Midlands
£40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
21 Dec 2017
18 Jan 2018
Rachel Mason
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Salary £40,000 - £45,000

Warwickshire, West Midlands

I am looking for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to join a leading designer and manufacturer of fiber lasers for use in cutting, welding and marking applications in a wide range of industries.

Job Purpose:

Working as a Mechanical Design Engineer on the development of fibre laser related components, products and systems. The role encompasses a range of tasks from the design of complex optical assemblies to product integration.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

· Production of concept designs of assemblies and components using 3D CAD through to detailed design and drawings.

· Responsible for mechanical designs for new product development and continuous improvements of our fibre laser products within the CW product development group.

· Responsible for all aspects of mechanical system design, including the integration of optical, thermal and electronic/ electrical system requirements, from design through to manufacture.

Required Experience:


· Minimum of 5 years experience within a high-tech precision engineering environment.

· Experience of Solid Works and good IT skills.

· Appreciation of other disciplines' (especially Optical Engineering) impact on Mechanical Design.

· Good working knowledge of MRP and PLM Systems desirable

· Experience of working closely with suppliers at the early stages of development programs.

· Design for assembly and manufacture.

· Be able to transfer concept designs through to full manufacture.

· Graduate in Mechanical Engineering or closely allied discipline (not Product Design) Or Apprentice trained mechanical engineer with a minimum of 10 years design experience

· Experience in relevant mechanical design sectors

o Electronics packaging

o Small precision mechanisms

o Bespoke sheetmetal enclosure deign (not modifying off the shelf enclosures)

· Designing to cost

· Awareness of relevant manufacturing methods - machining and sheetmetal forming

· Awareness of achievable tolerance in manufacturing


· Familiarity of Fiber Optic or Laser based products.

· Experience of designing machined components to tight tolerances

· Good material characteristics knowledge

· Experience of optical assembly design

· Thermal and Fluid Dynamics Analysis experience.


· Bachelor or Master Degree qualified in Mechanical Engineering or related field

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