Mechanical Engineer

Mechanical Engineer

Ref: 1231Monday 20 January 2020

up to £45,000 + benefits

Enigma People Solutions is looking for a Mechanical Engineer to join the software team of our multinational client's Imaging Division based in Edinburgh. The successful candidate will join the System Environment team responsible for the development of the hardware platforms required by the applications, product, test, validation and characterisation teams and by our customers.

In our decade long relationship, we placed numerous candidates with this client. Most 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 the R&D team that is at the forefront of this company’s technological advance. You’ll be working in a great environment (new, refurbished office since summer of 2017), with onsite test labs and within walking distance to Edinburgh city centre. Great benefits and competitive salary is on offer, as well as stepping on path of clear career progression.

This position is for a Mechanical Engineer to work as part of the overall System Environment team to design, develop and document precision mechanical parts and systems as well as interfacing with suppliers and subcontractors. These designs need to take into consideration the integration of the optical and electronic requirements and the usage environment.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Ability to convert abstract ideas and concepts into reality.
  • High precision mechanical design using Solidworks CAD
  • Generation and revision control of detailed Manufacturing Drawings
  • Generation and control of manufacturing documentation (specifications, assembly instructions, user manuals etc.)
  • Practical knowledge of fabrication
  • Good communication skills with both internal and external entities

Additional Skills and Experience

  • Experience with Solidworks PDM
  • Experience of thermal modelling in SolidWorks
  • Experience in enclosure design for optics and electronics
  • Familiar with Autocad
  • Experience in motion control systems design, particularly in the handling of very small components


  • 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, submit your CV or get in touch with Dan on 0131 510 8150 or