Renishaw Inc. Mechanical Design Engineer in Edge, United Kingdom


Renishaw’s Encoder Product Division is looking for a mechanical design engineer to join its New Product Development team. You will work as part of a focused, multi-disciplinary team to design, prototype, analyse and implement new products and processes, including precision automated assembly and test systems.


• Work in a multidisciplinary team of engineers designing innovative products and assembly processes• Help develop understanding of new products through the prototyping and testing of designs and assembly systems• Produce detailed drawings and concise documentation for assembly and test systems, ensuring they can be supported through the lifetime of the product

Key requirements

• An engineering degree, or further education qualification (such as an HND) and suitable industrial experience• Experience using 3D CAD systems, especially Siemens NX• The ability to produce technical drawings to a high standard• Familiarity with geometric dimensioning and tolerancing• The ability to produce clear and concise reports• An aptitude for problem solving

Desirable requirements

• Industrial experience is preferred• Experience in designing electromechanical systems• Experience with motion control systems• An appreciation of metrology systems

We are committed to helping engineers develop their skills and knowledge in order to fulfil their potential, and provide opportunities for training and mentorship to support this. These include internally and externally run courses, covering a wide range of CAE and simulation tools, process improvement techniques such as Six Sigma, management skills and many other areas.

Person specification

The ideal candidate is a self-starter, capable of working independently and with a high level of detail, comfortable with communicating and explaining their designs both within the team and to stakeholders.


When you join Renishaw, we're committing to your future career. That's because we believe in developing our people's skills and promoting them internally. We also offer a benefits package that's highly desirable, including a 9% non-contributory pension, discretionary annual bonus and pay reviews, subsidised onsite restaurant, free parking and sports and leisure societies. Of course, we appreciate there’s more to work than the office, so we also offer 25 days holiday, Life Assurance and BUPA Renishaw Health Trust.

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Job ReferenceEP9961/EP10665/EP10659

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DivisionEncoders Product Division