Mechanical Design Engineer

Our Opening and Your Responsibilities

Are you a talented Mechanical Design Engineer looking to enhance your career within our Industry Leading Safeline X-Ray business in Royston, Herts? Do you have experience in the design of electro-mechanical machinery, ideally within food/pharmaceutical machinery or similar equipment?

Main responsibilities for this role include:

• To produce designs and subsequent manufacturing drawings and related documentation using primarily AutoDesk Inventor CAD software.

• Design of systems based on design-function relationships, serviceability, materials and methods engineering, production costs, and client specifications

• To undertake mechanical design calculations that validate the chosen design concepts

• To discuss and resolve design related production problems with in-house manufacturing departments, sub-contractors and suppliers

What You Need to Succeed

•Experience in the design of electro-mechanical machinery, ideally within food/pharmaceutical machinery or similar equipment with an appreciation of some of the following:  

◦Pneumatic systems

◦Engineering constructional materials

◦Precision mechanical assemblies

◦Food or pharmaceutical constructional materials and finishes 

◦Noise control

•Degree qualified or equivalent in mechanical engineering or relevant technical design discipline

•Creative with experience in New Product Development from concept through to production

•Experience of DFMEA, Systems and robust design principles is desirable

•Experience in design for manufacture as well as knowledge of manufacturing processes (i.e. sheet metal fabrications, castings, welded joints)

•Experienced in analysis and optimisation of metallic structures(e.g FEA)

•Hands-on experience of a 3D CAD system (preferably Inventor) and Teamcenter

    Our Offer to You

    Competitive Salary
    Employee bonus scheme
    Life assurance
    25 days holiday + bank holidays
    Flexible working

    About Mettler Toledo

    METTLER TOLEDO is a leading global supplier of precision instruments and services. We are recognized as an innovation leader and our solutions are critical in key R&D, quality control, and manufacturing processes for customers in a wide range of industries including life sciences, food, and chemicals. We operate throughout the world with a culture shaped by innovation and international flair.

    Equal Opportunity Employment

    We promote equal opportunity worldwide and value diversity in our teams in terms of business background, area of expertise, gender and ethnicity. For more information on our commitment to Sustainability, Diversity and Equal Opportunity please visit us here

    Pour ceux qui priorisent la précision, Mettler Toledo est précisément le lieu où se trouve leur place.

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    East of England

    Royston (Cambridge)

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