Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical Design Engineer

This is a perfect time to join a fast-growing manufacturing site. This role is a new vacancy due to new production lines being installed.

The Role:

  • Developing a thorough technical understanding of products, the jobholder’s responsibilities will include:
  • Managing all aspects of the industrialisation process:
  • Development of production line equipment and automated test jigs (special purpose machinery) including:
  • Conceptual and detailed design of jigs and test equipment (using Solidworks)
  • Producing equipment / jig design specifications
  • Managing equipment / jig development and production with external suppliers
  • Defining equipment validation plans, and assisting with equipment validation e.g. (IQ, OQ, PQ)
  • Investigate feasibility of new production processes e.g. automated soldering, laser etching etc.
  • ‘Design Transfer’ of medical NPD projects to production – managing activities and producing documentation e.g. DFM, PFMEA etc.
  • Identifying and implementing opportunities for improving existing production processes.
  • Feedback to Development on product issues and improvement ideas



  • Development of production equipment / test jigs for high volume manufacture
  • Industrialisation and production process improvement for mechatronic products in a high-volume production environment
  • Knowledge of 3D CAD
  • Solidworks experience

Additional information:

  • A competitive salary
  • The support of a strong team who work closely together
  • Pension, free parking and paid holidays
  • Opportunities for progression

If you're interested in this position, we suggest you apply immediately as the company will be shortlisting for interview quickly. If you'd like further information give us a call.

This position may also be of interest to a Design Engineer, Project Engineer, Tooling Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Automation Engineer, CAD Engineer

Commutable from Cardiff, Bridgend, Swansea, Carmarthen, Merthyr Tydfil


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