Mechanical CAD Designer

Job Reference: WM – 2310

Location: Cambridge

Salary: £40,000 - £45,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Mechanical CAD Designer


  • Help to create, analyse and develop state-of-the-art surgical instruments and robotic technology for laparoscopic surgery.
  • Create high quality Solidworks CAD models, engineering drawings and parts lists which meet ex-acting requirements for both high and low volume manufacture
  • As part of a truly multi-disciplinary product development team of mechanical, electronic, soft-ware and system test engineers, deliver project tasks within agreed timescales and budget from early stage design through to validation
  • Collaborate widely across teams to ensure that designs are delivered to the highest standard throughout the product development process.

About You:

  • A HND or degree in relevant engineering discipline and experience of working in a regulated industry
  • A great team player and as keen as we are to produce work to the highest possible standards.
  • Experience of creating and maintaining Solidworks CAD models and drawings (including GD&T and tolerance analysis) and other engineering documentation to achieve high performance and reliability
  • Experience of working with Solidworks PDM professional and systematic design release and change control processes
  • Experience of maintaining designs though whole product lifecycle from concept through to V&V and transfer to manufacture
  • Extensive knowledge of modelling and detailing precision machined components, injection mouldings, MIM parts and complex assemblies
  • Experience of preparing designs for complex electromechanical systems, re-usable articulated surgical instruments and single use consumables is desirable, but not essential.

Job Application:

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply to send a copy of your full CV – or call us now.

Whilst this position may not be of interest to you or suit your skills and experience, please don’t hesitate to get in contact with a member of the team at Willcox Matthews to understand how we can support you.

We receive a large number of applications for all of our positions – Therefore, if you have not received a response within 10 working days, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK