Mechanical Design Engineer

  • by Absolute Solution
  • Location Dundee, Angus, UK
  • Salary £32,000 - £45,000 / year
  • 225 days ago
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Job Description:

Mechanical Design Engineer

About us

We are a global technology company leading how the world connects, interacts and transacts with business. We operate in more than 100 countries.




These challenging positions are to work as part of a small team in Dundee and with other facilities and suppliers in the design, evaluation, test and support of devices used in self-service for the Banking Industry.  A key requirement is to have several years’ mechanical design experience with a keen interest in the design of electro/mechanical systems operating under S/W control.


  • Evaluate different technologies and provide recommendations with backup analysis
  • Lead mechanical development activities, providing estimates, manufacturing options etc.
  • Experience in the Design of Mechanisms, working with tooling suppliers and parts manufacture
  • Proven track record delivering cost effective designs to specification and engineering standards
  • Supplier engagement and change management
  • Lead design validation via design reviews, stress analysis, assembly tolerances, testing and problem correction CLCA
  • Release work products using the approved system with all relevant documentation required to implement your design change



  • A Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Strong understanding of Mechanical design principles and technologies.
  • Minimum of 5 years related experience e.g. Sheet Metal, gears, belts, pulleys, developing banknote handling equipment, paper handling, photo copiers, mail processing systems
  • Technology Expertise in the areas of:
    • High speed, document feeding, transportation, sorting & stacking mechanisms.
    • Autonomous, fault tolerant media handling systems under the impact of climatic variations.
    • Simulation/ FEA
    • Design of Experiments
  • Clearly understand documentation and the ability to work solely on problems as well as within a team environment
  • Must be willing to work to and set high work standards and be a good communicator
  • CAD (ProE or Solidworks preferred)
  • A good understanding of mechanical drive systems
  • Ability to work on several projects simultaneously
  • Work with Suppliers throughout project lifecycle

 For more information and the full spec please apply or contact me –

  • Job Type Permanent, Full Time
  • Work Authorisation United Kingdom
  • Industry Sector Engineering, Utilities
  • Years Experience 5+ years