Mechanical Design Engineer - Fibre Optics - Suffolk

My clients based near the borders of Suffolk, Cambridgeshire & Essex are looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer - Fibre Optics.This role is commutable from Cambridge, Saffron Walden, Royston, Dunmow, Braintree, Haverhill, Newmarket, Bury St.

Edmunds.This organisation designs & manufactures an extensive range of optical fibre based sub-systems with superior hermeticity & optical termination, as well as high efficiency coupling of lases, fibres & detectors.Products address customer challenges related to custom optical connectivity and cable assembly solutions, hermetically sealed optical sub-systems for a variety of applications from traditional fiber-optic networking to industrial, space and medical applications.Key duties include:• Participate in the design and development process of new products.• Create necessary component and assembly drawings.• Define BOM and identify part vendors.• Manage and participate in the development of prototypes.• Design jigs and fixtures for manufacturing processes.• Develop setups and prove prototypes.• Provide initial product qualification against appropriate standards.• Support product transfer to production and help with solving initial production issues.Qualifications and experience:• Honours degree or equivalent in mechanical design engineering, product design or a related field (or equivalent industrial experience).• Mechanical design and new product development experience, preferably with electronic or optoelectronic related assemblies, hardware and components.• Proficiency with Creo preferred, alternatively Pro/E Wildfire 4/5, Auto-Cad LT.• Proficient with MS Office software.• Working knowledge of efficient production processes and sound knowledge of high tolerance machining, plastic moulding, die-casting and modern manufacturing techniques.• Working knowledge of tolerances, material properties and stress analysis.• Experience identifying and working with tooling and component suppliers to source components necessary to meet requirements of the design.• Demonstrated team work skills in a small company environment.• Knowledge of Pro-engineer file and documentation structures and experience creating bills of materials required for manufacturing.• Excellent verbal and written communication.• Ability to manage several projects through effective planning and time management.Desirable:• An understanding of fiber optic systems is preferred.Basic salary to c£42k for the right candidate, plus a range of benefits.To apply for this Mechanical Design Engineer - Fibre Optics role based near the borders of Suffolk, Cambridgeshire & Essex please contact s ASAP!


  • Location: Haverhill, Suffolk, England
  • Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: Blue Marble Recruitment Limited
  • Posted: 24-Jun-2022
  • Posted on: careers4a.com