Mechanical Engineer

Dorchester, Dorset

Job type:

£30,000-£40,000 per annum

Start date:
Immediate Start

About us

Loop Technology are industrial automation experts, with our HQ set in the heart of beautiful Dorset. Specialising in robotics, and the aerospace sector, we have many years of experience delivering state-of-the-art solutions to household name companies, with a world-leading reputation for solving difficult industrial problems.

The role

To support us with our next ambitious and exciting phase of project delivery, we are looking for an inquisitive and curious Mechanical Engineer to join our team. The successful candidate will work within a cross-functional project team environment to design and develop robot-based, electromechanical systems for use in factory and process automation.

As Mechanical Engineer, you will use a combination of manual and computer-aided engineering analysis, conceptual sketches, 3D CAD modelling, and functional proof-of-concept models to create and manage mechanical designs from concept through to production, installation, and test.

You will be a natural communicator, ensuring that you liaise with all relevant stakeholders throughout the project life cycle. In addition, you will participate in technical peer and cross-functional mechanical design reviews, to ensure that all proposed designs are evaluated against and meet the product design requirements on projects to which they are assigned.

This role is well suited to an active problem solver, who has mechanical design experience in electromechanical design, factory/process automation, motion control, or related fields.

About you

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent certification, training, and experience
  • Demonstrable mechanical design experience, of which a minimum of two years should be in electromechanical design, factory/process automation, motion control, or related fields
  • Experience with requirements, technical, performance, functional and non-functional
  • Experience in the creation and maintenance of technical and safety risk registers
  • Experienced with bills of Material Structure & Creation
  • Experienced with product performance & acceptance testing
  • Demonstrable experience with a variety of design and analysis tools and methods
  • Ability to manage your own time and prioritise effectively
  • Ability to build effective professional relationships with employees at all levels
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills (working language is English)
  • Proficiency in the creation of 3D CAD models and assemblies
  • Proficiency in the creation of 2D orthographic engineering drawings IAW BS:8888
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)

What can we offer you?

  • Competitive salary in line with your experience
  • A flexible working environment
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Company pension
  • Free Parking
  • A friendly and supportive work environment

To apply for the role of Mechanical Engineer please submit a CV and a covering letter which details how your experience is in line with the advertised role. Please also take a look at the Job Description.

Loop Technology is an Equal Opportunities Employer. The company is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of age, sexual orientation, gender, pregnancy, religion, nationality, ethnic origin, disability, medical history, skin colour, marital status, genetic information or parental status. We base all our employment decisions on merit, job requirements and business needs.

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    “Every project is different, designs are innovative and boundaries are continually being pushed. I get to contribute to every stage of the design and build process so it’s very satisfying to see an idea turned into a fully working machine.”

    – Tim
    Principal Mechanical Engineer

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