Vacancy – Mechanical Design Engineer

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Luxinar promotes the work of Women into Manufacturing and Engineering (WiME)

Luxinar has been at the forefront of laser technology for over 25 years and is a leading manufacturer of sealed carbon dioxide (CO2) laser sources up to 1000W and ultrashort pulse laser sources. To date, we have an installed base of over 25000 lasers worldwide.

Our science, innovation, rigour and commitment to proving business outcomes make us a trusted partner to organisations across the globe. Luxinar helps our customers win, and we need highly motivated people to join our dynamic team. We’re driven by being focused, assured, far-sighted, global and adventurous but we never forget our people.

Why work for us

  • Luxinar is an innovative market leader in the development of world class industrial laser products
  • We value our people; they are very much our most important asset
  • We are a diverse workforce of thinkers and doers
  • We operate globally from our purpose built, state-of-the-art facility within sight of the Humber Bridge near Hull, East Yorkshire
  • We encourage and facilitate personal growth and career development throughout the whole organisation
  • We take pride in what we do, having a collaborative approach with all our customers and partners

The role

This is a great opportunity to start a new career in Mechanical Design, solving complex engineering problems on a variety of development projects. We’re looking for designers to work on new product design and development. The work will involve 3D modelling (Solidworks), design analysis, drafting, supplier and customer liaison, prototype building, product testing and production support.

This role will challenge you and push you out of your comfort zone, so we’re looking for an engineer with an HND (or above) and ideally 1-2 years’ industrial experience. We expect a candidate who will look to support project development with their growing technical expertise. Our projects rely on contributions from many stakeholders hence the candidate should have experience of working within a multidisciplinary team.

You will be part of the team working at the forefront of Laser System design and manufacture. You’ll need to be used to working to high precision tolerances and proficient at producing engineering drawings for Production purposes. You’ll ideally have sound theoretical knowledge, an ability to learn “on the job”, and excellent communication skills.

What you’ll need to bring

  • Some previous design experience
  • HND educated or above
  • Experience of Mechanical design & CAD (SolidWorks preferable)
  • Experience of design for manufacture or production engineering.
  • Knowledge of engineering materials
  • Excellent communication skills in English (written and spoken).
  • Experience with any of the following is useful, although not required. The ability and willingness to learn is just as important.
  • Experience of working in an AGILE environment.

What we offer at Luxinar

  • A competitive salary that will grow with your career
  • An annual company bonus scheme, paid quarterly
  • The offer of private health care for yourself and family
  • Long-term sickness health insurance provisions
  • Free life assurance
  • Opportunities to train, develop and grow, as well as learning from talented colleagues
  • The flexibility of working remotely in accordance with Luxinar’s Hybrid Working policy
  • 25 days’ holiday as standard, plus additional service-related holidays
  • Additional day off on your birthday
  • The option to buy up to 5 extra days holiday
  • Free on-site parking and a cycle-to-work scheme
  • Possible relocation assistance for those moving to the area
  • Electric car salary sacrifice scheme

Interested?

If you are interested, please send your CV together with a covering letter to our Recruitment team, recruitment.uk@luxinar.com, before the closing date of 23:59pm, Friday 14 June 2024.

Send your CV and a cover letter to: recruitment.uk@luxinar.com. We are excited to hear from you!

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Luxinar promotes the work of Women into Manufacturing and Engineering (WiME)