Electro-Mechanical Design Engineer

Date Posted: 6/5/2018 Reference: VAC-1167324 Salary: £50000 Location: Oxford Job type: Permanent Sector: Science | Speciality: Medical Devices Contact: Michael Hogan

We are currently recruiting for a Design Engineer, the company is based in Oxford. They are a global leader in design and production of adjustable focus eyewear. The company was founded back in 2005, since that time they’ve grown from 2 people to nearly 60 with sites in the UK, Tokyo & Boston.

The Design Engineer will be part of a cross-functional team, responsible for the CAD, prototyping and early stage process engineering for the optical module of 3rd party VR/ AR applications. This is a customer facing role and requires excellent communication and presentation skills.

The Design Engineer will be responsible for managing the design process for a number of components and sub-assemblies, from specification review and concepting to prototype release; including production and testing of prototypes and suppporting development of the manufacturing process to full scale production. The role therefore requires close and efficient coordination with the manufacturing team and liaison with third party suppliers of materials, sub-components and equipment.

Candidates should have the following experience;

+ Must be an experienced designer / engineer, possessing excellent written and oral communication skills (5+ years)
+ Working in a high-tech multidisciplinary environments; experience of customer-facing engineering consultancy an advantage
+ Managing suppliers
+ Working in accordance to ISO 13485, MDD and FDA 21 CFR regulations preferred but not essential.
+ Bachelors / Masters Degree in a Mechanical Engineering, Product Design or a related subject.

Salaries for the role are expected to be around £50k.