IC Resources Ltd

Mechanical Design Engineer

South West England
£30000 - £40000 per annum
27 Feb 2018
27 Mar 2018
Brett Lofthouse
Specialist Area
Hardware, Mechanical
Contract Type
Full Time

Mechanical Design Engineer


30K - 40K

Job Description

I'm looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer who will work for an Audio Manufacturer based in Dorset, making some of the best sound systems in the world. I'm looking for an enthusiastic individual who will be responsible for the mechanical design of audio enclosures, and associated fixing hardware, utilising both plywood, metals and moulded products.

Your Role Will include

  • The mechanical design of various finished products, and individual components
  • Carrying out detailed mechanical design work including 3D modelling, simulation (eg stress) and design verification testing, as required.
  • Responsible for the specification compliance of designs
  • Responsible for mechanical part selection taking into consideration obsolescence, availability and cost
  • Responsible for preparing and presenting mechanical designs at design reviews
  • Ensuring design files and information are kept up to date, and stored in accordance with departmental procedures
  • Highlighting all mechanical technical risks to the Engineering Manager
  • Keeping up to date with the latest manufacturing techniques and drawing standards
  • Liaising with other departments to ensure that the required information is available when needed and customer requests are dealt with in a timely manner
  • Following departmental processes relating to management of designs
  • Responsible for identifying mechanical part numbers in accordance with the material finishes
  • Responsible for creation of 2D and 3D drawings to allow manufacture or purchase
  • Responsible for generation of Assembly drawings and bills of materials
  • Responsible for meeting design to cost figures
  • Responsible for carrying out design change requests in a timely manner
  • Ensuring the mechanical design output fits in with all other aspects of the design
  • Working closely with operations, manufacturing and production engineers to ensure products are designed for manufacture
  • Responsible for reporting progress of all assigned tasks to the Engineering Manager and Project Management teams
  • Creation of technical reports and documentation


Degree or HND/ HNC Mechanical Engineering with equivalent experience


· Mechanical Design

· Experience in a similar role ideally within the Audio Industry

· Solidworks experience desirable, also Autocad/Inventor acceptable

· Familiarity with technical specifications

· Knowledge of Audio products (desirable)