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Mechanical Design EngineerCambridge£33,000 - £40,000 Dependent on experienceA leading specialist high tech engineering company in the Cambridge area who due to continued growth require an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer to join their team. This is an excellent opportunity to join a high tech, expanding company who can offer a competitive salary and benefits.Responsibilities:New ProductDesign and develop new products from concept through testing to finished product, considering function, compliance standards and end of life requirementsProduce 3D models and manufacturing drawings using SolidworksBuild and test prototypesValidate and verify design function, using calculation and software analysis as appropriateIdentify technology/product and service suppliers as appropriate, providing interface and liaison as necessaryWork closely with production regarding design for manufacture, providing support and relevant engineering documentation as necessaryCarry out engineering experimentation and testing as appropriate for design verification and standards compliancePrepare and present reports and test resultsExisting Product SupportSupport and advise on continuous improvement; Reliability, Failure analysis and correction, Cost reduction, FunctionProvide internal and external engineering supportField SupportSupport for Sales and Service in the field; telephone calls, site visits, technical specifications and installation assessmentInternational travel is occasionally required Qualifications and Experience:Essential RequirementsA relevant engineering degreeExperience in product/component design comprising:Machined metal parts and finishing detailMachined plastic parts; using appropriate knowledge of material propertiesInjection moulded parts; using appropriate knowledge of material propertiesSheet metalwork; using appropriate knowledge of material forming parametersDimensioning of drawings using geometric tolerancingExperience using Solidworks PDM vaultDesign to achieve compliance with specified international standardsGood communication skills, written and oralGood PC literacy; experienced using Word, Excel and PowerpointAbility to present design concepts and undertake a multidisciplinary design review Desirable ExperienceA post-graduate qualification in a relevant disciplineUse of additional software modelling tools; FEA Simulation etcExperience in mechatronics and design of machinesExperience with electrical, electronic system integrationUse of Solidworks ElectricalSolidworks PDM Admin tasks; Users, Forms, Cards, Workflow, ECRExperience in project management: Preparation of DFMEA/PFMEA, Knowledge and application of Lean/Six Sigma "The services advertised by IntaPeople are those of an Employment Agency and an Employment Business"