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Mechanical Engineer - Hampshire - up to £32,000 (V03976)

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Our client specialises in the design and manufacture of very high-quality lighting & furnishing products and with a recent look at their company’s needs, they have created the new role for a Mechanical Engineer to the Engineering Controller and act as the business’s mechanical and engineering “go to”. 
You will be responsible for mechanical and engineering integrity within the company’s product range. Participating in the development of existing and new products, ensuring product quality and engineering performance. Experience in engineering within the consumer product industry would be an advantage.
Key tasks for the role of Engineering Controller:
  • Ownership and responsibility of engineering and mechanical performance of the product range
  • Assessment and management of release process of NPI and sustainment products
  • Feedback and collaboration with key suppliers on technical product development matters 
  • Specification of test requirements and development and execution of prototype testing
  • Help generate and improve supporting processes and documentation within the product development and technical teams
  • Producing 3D and 2D CAD drawings
  • Preparing and presenting information, ideas and data to Internal Customers 
Key skills and experience needed for the role of Engineering Controller:
  • 4+ years’ experience in an applicable engineering development role
  • Good level of competence with 2D & 3D CAD Packages (SolidWorks, Fusion 360 or Siemens NX)
  • Detailed knowledge of materials and manufacturing processes 
  • Competence and understanding of Mechanical Engineering principles
  • Knowledge of other applicable software tools such as Finite Element Analysis, Fluid Flow analysis
  • The ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • A solution focused approach to all tasks and challenges with the dedication to manage to a full conclusion
  • Commercially aware 
  • Motivated - looking for career advancement and sees the opportunity to grow within their business
Renumeration will be in the range of £28k to £32k.
To find out more and apply please send in your CV to
Design Field:
Bespoke Lighting Design
Job Type:
£28,000 - £32,000 per annum
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Pippa Baker / Principal Consultant
Pippa has worked in the recruitment industry since 1988 and the vast majority of this time has been within the design sector. She graduated from Leeds University in Textile Management and worked at John Heathcote & Sons before changing career direction and has headed a team of consultants and administrators at Careers in Design since 2000. Pippa is a keen artist and squash player.

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