Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical Design Engineer – Bristol (Permanent)

A local start-up business has reached out asking for our help to find them a Research and Development Engineer. To join a small but growing team leading the design and manufacture of specialist opto-mechanical products in Bristol, who plan to be world leading suppliers.

The company has a strong pipeline of new and future projects that a you could be apart of.

The forward-thinking stance of this organisation means that they can provide a job that will be challenging, the ability to work autonomously and with experts in their fields. They provide good opportunities for training and personal development whilst creating complex and exciting products.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsible for designing, building and testing prototypes
Responsible for building and installing the systems for the customers
Heavily involved in the research and development aspect
Owning the specification, design integration and delivery.
Liaising with software engineer, technical advisor and physicists
Experience required:

A good understanding of optics and optical systems
Opto-mechanical design experience
Measurement instrumentation experience
Prototyping experience
3D CAD experience
Desired Experience (But not required)

Python and/or C++The company is offering a very competitive salary & benefits package, although this is completely dependent on experience.

If you're interested and suitable for this position please apply with a copy of your latest CV and reasons as to why you feel you're suitable for the role.

To find out more about Huxley Engineering, please visit

Huxley Engineering, a trading division of SThree Partnership LLP is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy | Registered office | 1st Floor, 75 King William Street, London, EC4N 7BE, United Kingdom | Partnership Number | OC(phone number removed) England and Wales