• Design / Development Engineer

    Job Locations UK-Gloucestershire-Woodchester
    Job Reference
    No. of Openings
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    Manufacturing Services Division
    Job Type
    Permanent Full-Time
  • Overview

    Renishaw’s Manufacturing Services Division has an exciting opportunity responsible for the delivery of innovative, efficient, and capable mechanical design projects within a high variety, high complexity, and challenging precision optical / electro-mechanical assembly environment. The successful applicant will contribute to all stages of a project development cycle, from feasibility concept model and budgeting to design, development and implementation



    • Mechanical design, development, and introduction of processes / systems / equipment for product assembly and test
    • Utilising automation and control technology within the designs when justified
    • Perform validation and prototype work as necessary to implement and verify designs during system build and evaluation
    • Managing the supply and manufacture of components (including prototyping) during the development and delivery stages of a project, adopting DfM principles
    • Project planning and milestone management, presenting up to Director level
    • Continuous improvement activities supporting the engineering teams who support production
    • Ensuring the processes introduced meet legislative requirements
    • Production of technical files documentation
    • Frequent interaction with the product divisions and the support services within the manufacturing services division
    • Mentoring support of more junior members within the team

    Key requirements

    • The minimum of a degree level of education (2:1 or above) in a relevant technical / scientific discipline or significant, relevant industrial experience
    • Strong communication, presentation, and negotiation skills
    • High level of PC literacy
    • Good understanding of mechanical design principles and geometric tolerancing

    Person specifications


    The successful applicant will be self-motivated, confident and positive. A dynamic results-driven individual, they will have clear and proven success in delivering to plan. A focused organised approach to design is an essential requirement of the role together with the demonstration of effective time-management, prioritisation and decision-making skills. They will possess excellent communication skills, leading technical discussions. An ability to work both as part of a team and autonomously is essential.




    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.


    Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend a face to face interview, which will comprise of technical and behavioural questions. This may include an informal problem-solving task(s). It is our obligation to safeguard applicants and our employees during the recruitment process. This applies to the conduct of the interview itself. All applicants will be asked at screening stage whether reasonable adjustments at interview stage are required to ensure appropriate measures are in place to facilitate an effective interview or assessment process.


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