Chemistry, Life Science & Engineering Recruitment

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer


  • East Anglia
  • £Competitive
  • Engineering & Software

About this job

High-performance gas sensors are essential for industrial gas detection monitors, ensuring that safety standards are met, and air quality is suitable for health and environment. Our client provides high-quality oxygen, CO­2, toxic, and flammable gas sensors to a huge range of manufacturers throughout the UK.

There is an opening for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to work with scientists to produce new and innovative sensor designs, considering ease of manufacture, assembly and quality. This is a hands-on role, involving fixture adjustment and quality checking of finished sensors. If you are an innovative and skilled engineer with a keen interest in problem solving, this is an opportunity to make a real impact in a small, dynamic team.

Candidate requirements:

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering / Design or equivalent
  • Ideally experience designing medical devices, sensors, or gas products
  • Minimum 5 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 manufacturing engineer would be beneficial

In return, our client is offering a competitive salary & benefits, with room to have significant influence in a high performance, long-standing company.

If this sounds like an opportunity for you, apply today or get in touch with Bryony at VRS Recruitment at / 0161 504 3846 for more information.

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