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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Date Posted: 20th October 2021
  • Job Ref: 378
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Braintree

Job Description

This Senior Mechanical Engineer role offers a technical expert the opportunity to work alongside scientists and engineers, supporting and enabling the progress of new and innovative products from initial conception to manufacture.



  • Competitive salary, circa £55k-65k (negotiable depending on experience)
  • Pension scheme
  • A varied and interesting role that provides the opportunity to apply your broad technical knowledge, and problem-solving capabilities and work within a highly skilled technical team  



  • Work with Scientists to produce new and innovative sensors designs whilst ensuring ease of manufacture, assembly and quality.
  • Engineering support for production/manufacture – machine breakdowns, fixture adjustment and quality check of finished sensors. 
  • This is a hands-on role. We are looking for a highly skilled engineer with rare ability in problem solving



  • Degree Mechanical Engineering / Design Engineering 
  • Experience of mechanical design e.g. medical devices, sensors (ideally gas sensors). 
  • Experience of R&D (possibly in a technical consultancy company). 
  • Ideally 10 years’ experience in a design role developing products for mass production 
  • 3D design 2D technical drawing/detailing - preferably using Autodesk Inventor & AutoCad 
  • Hands-on approach to R&D and problem solving. 
  • Good working knowledge of workshop machines - Drills, Mills, Lathes etc. 
  • Time spent as a production engineer, quality engineer and/or manufacturing engineer. 


Please send a CV detailing your relevant experience and including full contact details for immediate and confidential consideration for this excellent Senior Mechanical Engineer opportunity by our Senior Consultant.


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