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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

£35000 - £45000/annum Flexible hours, Overtime, Pension
TN3, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent
16/05/2019 (18:08)
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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer with strong CAD skills to join an East Sussex based company renowned for designing and manufacturing automation-based solutions for companies within the scientific sectors.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Mechanical Engineer to oversee the design and manufacture of very sophisticated automated systems.

The Role:

  • The design of automated systems, from inception, (planning and conceptualising) to designing (Solidworks) to completion (installation and commission of systems)
  • The conceptualisation and design of mechatronic systems e.g.: Infrared drying systems, robotic assembly lines, and lateral flow laminating systems.
  • The usage of 2D / 3D CAD software, creating and editing CAD drawings, specifically in Solidworks.
  • Internal communication regarding electrical design, but mainly working autonomously on a given project.


  • HNC/HND or Undergraduate Degree in Mechanical / Mechatronics / Robotics Engineering.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in mechanical design engineering, preferably with experience working with automated mechatronic systems.
  • 5 years’ experience using Solidworks is necessary.
  • The successful candidate will be:
    • An enthusiastic and dynamic mechanical engineer, with an autonomous drive to self-motivate.
    • Passionate about science, engineering and technology.
    • Organised, methodical and precise.
    • Friendly, a clear and polite communicator.
  • Experience using the full Windows/Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Full driving license and passport.

Apply for this job if all above applies to you, and you are looking for a job with a strong local focus on all processes involved.


  • Contributory pension scheme.
  • Flexible hours
  • Overtime

Key words: CAD, Solidworks, robotics, mechatronics, automated assembly lines, ISO 9001,  

Job is commutable from: Tonbridge, Crowborough, Maresfield, East Grinstead, Wadhurst, Uckfield

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