Graduate Design Engineer

Job Locations UK-Gloucestershire-New Mills, Wotton-under-Edge
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Renishaw’s Engineering Technology Centre (ETC) is responsible for the early stage research and development of innovative new products, systems and solutions that push the boundaries of industrial metrology. We are a small multidisciplinary team so rely on high calibre individuals who can take on a broad range of activities within a project.
We are looking for new team members to assist with current activities and play significant roles in future projects.


•Contribute to the development of both early stage prototypes and near-production products through designing, building, testing and problem solving.
•Contribute to team brainstorming and ideas sessions, suggesting and evaluating new approaches and helping to implement solutions for new products.
•Liaise with other groups in Renishaw to share knowledge and support research activities.
•Conceive and document ideas for incorporation into patents.


Key requirements


•Strong mathematical ability.
•Excellent understanding of Engineering fundamentals, preferably including mechanics, electronics and software.
•Degree in an Engineering, Physical Sciences or a Mathematics related discipline from a top tier university.
•The ability to create clear and concise technical documentation.


Desirable requirements


•Familiar with engineering design and analysis software. E.g Siemens NX, Matlab, python, Zemax, CR5000.
•Understanding of optics and optical system design.
•Experience of test methods and electrical test equipment. E.g use of oscilloscopes and logic analysers.
•Experience of precision metrology.
•Mechanical workshop experience. E.g. turning, milling, modelmaking.

Person specification

The ideal candidate would be:
•Passionate about what they do.
•Technically strong.
•Keen to take on a broad range of roles within a project.
•Fast learner.
•Willingness to put forward and independently research completely new systems, ideas and solutions.



When you join Renishaw, we're committing to your future career. That's because we believe in developing our peoples’ 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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