Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical Engineer

Ref: 1225Monday 6 January 2020

up to £40,000

Enigma People Solutions is looking for a Mechanical Engineer to join our multinational electronics client’s Imaging Division based in Edinburgh. The position of Mechanical Engineer requires a motivated individual with strong communication and team-working skills. 
This role involves the design of integrated circuit packaging suitable for use in Time of Flight (TOF) systems. The packaging forms an integral part of the optical component integration and thermal management of the module. This role will require detailed mechanical design using CAD software (Solidworks) to explore concept designs, develop mass production designs optimized for external subcontractors manufacturing process tolerances.
The successful candidate will be responsible for mechanical design for Time of Flight and other optical sensors, with the objective to produce well-designed modules for high volume mass production, including:
  • Responsible for mechanical package design for consumer electronics applications
  • Knowledge of FMEA lead design processes
  • Material and process selection
  • Detailed 2D drawings and 3D modelling
  • Finite Element Analysis for stress and thermal modelling
  • Co-operation with related disciplines including optical, process & product engineers
  • Design for high volume manufacture, assembly compatibility, tolerance analysis.
  • Communicate with all key internal and external stakeholders
  • Verifying mechanical design by simulation and characterization of parts
You will work with various stakeholders in various geographic locations, as such, you will be expected to work in various time zones and to be able to travel at short notices. Good communication skills are essential.
The Key skills & Experience
  • B. Eng or M.Eng in Mechanical Engineering
  • Strong communication skills both written and oral
  • Relevant under-graduate modules
  • Good interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Experience of collaborative design
  • Design Engineering processes (FMEA, DFM, Tolerance Analysis)
  • CAD literacy in Solidworks or similar (2D drawing and 3D modelling)
Preferred Knowledge and Experience
  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Thermal analysis
  • Computation Fluid Dynamics
  • Material science (Thermoset plastics)
  • Solid Mechanics
Throughout our decade long relationship with this client, we have placed numerous candidates; many of whom are still happily there, working on cutting edge technologies for one of Europe’s most innovative tech giants. By joining the team in Edinburgh, you’ll become part of a R&D team that is at the forefront of this company’s technological advance. You’ll be working in great environment (newly refurbished office completed in summer of 2017), with on site test labs and within walking distance to Edinburgh city centre. Great benefits and competitive salary is on offer, as well as clear career progression.
  • Income Protection - 2/3rds base salary if permanently unable to work
  • Life Assurance - 4x annual salary
  • Private Medical Insurance - fully expensed for family (pay only the taxable benefit)
  • Free Health Check-ups - every two years
  • Stakeholder Pension - up to 7.5% from the company
  • Pension Salary Sacrifice - we give 100% of NI saving (12.8%)
  • Flexible Holiday - buy or sell up to 5 days
  • Cycle Scheme - save ~50% on a bike
  • Child Care Vouchers - tax efficient child care
  • Accident Insurance - up to 5x salary
  • Social Club - subsidised membership to Escapees
For more information and a full job description, submit your CV or get in touch with Dan: or 0131 510 8150.