Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Location: Torquay, Devon
Salary: Negotiable

Mego Employment is connecting talented individuals with leading companies across diverse industries. We’re excited to present an outstanding opportunity for a Mechanical Design Engineer with our client, a recognised industry leader in precision and excellence.

The ideal candidate will drive the development of mechanical designs for fiber optics components and systems. Collaborating closely with cross-functional teams, the Mechanical Design Engineer will ensure the successful realization of innovative fiber optics products from concept to implementation.


  • Develop mechanical designs for new products.
  • Design and develop jigs and fixtures using SolidWorks.
  • Communicate design needs and findings effectively to team members, clients, or manufacturing partners.
  • Collaborate with contractors and supply chain to ensure designs meet quality standards, budget, and timelines.
  • Translate engineering ideas into practical mechanical solutions.
  • Create part numbers and manufacturing drawings following BS standards.
  • Deliver projects within budget constraints.
  • Progress engineering change orders (ECO) through mechanical design stages.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Proven Experience in Mechanical Design: Demonstrated track record in creating and optimizing mechanical designs, showcasing expertise in developing practical and efficient solutions.
  • Experience with Finite Element Analysis (FEA): Proficiency in utilizing FEA software to analyse and optimize mechanical designs, ensuring structural integrity and performance under various conditions.
  • Proficiency in SolidWorks Software and Mechanical Design Principles: Advanced skills in SolidWorks software, enabling the creation of detailed and accurate mechanical designs following industry best practices and standards.
  • Familiarity with Industry Standards and Regulations: Knowledge of relevant standards and regulations in the fiber optics and telecommunications industries, ensuring compliance and quality in design processes.
  • Excellent Problem-Solving Skills for Complex Technical Challenges: Ability to tackle complex engineering problems creatively, identifying root causes and implementing effective solutions.
  • Effective Communication and Collaboration with Multidisciplinary Teams: Strong interpersonal skills to interact with diverse teams, translating technical concepts into actionable plans and fostering productive collaboration.
  • Detail-Oriented with a Focus on High-Quality Designs: Meticulous attention to detail in design processes, aiming for precision and reliability to meet performance requirements and exceed expectations.
  • Experience with FEA and Simulation Tools: Knowledge of simulation tools beyond basic FEA, leveraging advanced analyses to refine and validate designs for optimal performance and durability


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering


  • Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career growth.
  • Collaborative and inclusive work environment.

Mego Employment Ltd operates as both an employment agency for permanent staff and an employment business for temporary workers.

How to Apply:

If you are ready to take the next step in your career as a Manufacturing Engineer, please apply or call 01803 840844

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