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Mechanical Design Engineer in Huntingdon, United Kingdom at Videojet

Date Posted: 1/14/2019

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Job ID: VID004834

About Us

Videojet Technologies is a world-leader in the product identification market, providing in-line printing, coding, and marking products, application specific fluids, and product life cycle services. Our goal is to partner with our customers in the consumer packaged goods, pharmaceutical, and industrial goods industries to improve their productivity, to protect and grow their brands, and to stay ahead of industry trends and regulations. With our customer application experts and technology leadership in continuous ink jet, thermal ink jet, laser marking, thermal transfer overprinting, case coding and labeling, and wide array printing, Videojet has more than 325,000 printers installed worldwide. Our customers rely on Videojet products to print on over ten billion products daily. Customer sales, application, service, and training support is provided by direct operations with over 3,000 team member in 26 countries worldwide. In addition,the Videojet distribution network includes more than 400 distributors and OEMs, serving 135 countries.


We are currently seeking an Mechanical Design Engineer to join our team in Huntingdon, United Kingdom.
Purpose of the Position:
A Design engineer who can provide functional, robust and ergonomic mechanical designs from marketing specifications and provide technical solutions to engineering problems within the development of industrial ink jet printers.
This engineer would be responsible for producing 3D models and all manufacturing documentation to support the design, including 2D component drawings, assembly drawings, specifications and bills of materials.
Key Responsibilities:
  • System-level and detailed design of complex mechanical, electromechanical ink jet components such as; print head, cabinet, ink systems using various materials including both metal and plastic parts
  • 3D and component design exploiting sound engineering principles using Solid Works CAD package.
  • Production of manufacturing documents (drawings, specs etc)
  • Administration of CAD and PDM system
  • Conduct feasibility & tolerance analysis for all mechanical designs.
  • Conduct, document and analyze laboratory tests and track data pertaining to verification of designed components / systems
  • Participate, and where necessary be responsible for, technical reviews, feasibility studies and project reviews as appropriate, and to provide/direct technical support for other departments, if required.
  • Participate as a member of the ATG Group and carry out any functions that are necessary in support of the departmental/Director. Actively support the administration of R&D management (including status reporting, quality systems, project management and job costing); ensure that information is accurate and timely.
  • Ensure that the products are developed to be safe and reliable and comply with relevant national & international standards

Job Requirements


The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following attributes:
  • Experience of working in a laboratory and designing experiments.
  • Analytical, evidence driven approach
  • Ability to apply engineering principles to get practical results.
  • Product development experience gained in a high tech industry R&D environment is desirable.
  • Familiarity with CAD packages such as Solidworks at a sufficient level to draught quick solutions and communicate ideas would be an advantage.
  • Attitude, enthusiasm and energy to drive results
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with people across all levels
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to work self-sufficiently and as part of a team
  • Proven problem solving ability
  • Effective at multi-tasking and working to tight deadlines
Experience & Qualifications
  • Degree Qualified - Engineering discipline
  • Experience of working in an R&D / product development environment
  • Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Experience of project management tools & methodologies (desirable)

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.


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