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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer Rayleigh

Monitor Audio

Monitor Audio Rayleigh United Kingdom

2 weeks ago

Based at our Head Office in Rayleigh, Essex, Monitor Audio Group have a new permanent position for an experienced and creative Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to join our multi-disciplined R&D team covering three home audio brands. Reporting to the Product Design Director and Design Manager you will take a technical led on mechanical aspects of our electro-mechanical projects as well as working on innovative mechanically led projects within our passive audio products.

Working within the industrial product design team the ideal candidate will be comfortable working within a creative, visually lead group of individuals, delivering innovative, robust mechanical solutions, suitable for reliable and consistent manufacture. A background in consumer product development is beneficial with clear understanding of delivering a product to market, from concept to production. Candidates should be able to demonstrate an excellent understanding of designing functional electro-mechanical products... involving moulded or cast components, ergonomics, mechanisms & motors.

Candidates should be Degree qualified or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering or BSc/BEng in Product Design. They should have the ability to deliver solutions by evaluating different technologies and provide recommendations to the larger Research and Development team with backup analysis and creative understanding. In addition, they will need to show evidence of delivering cost effective designs to specification and meeting engineering standards such as drawing & change management.

Education & Work Experience

· 2:1 Bachelor’s or Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering or an equivalent.

· 4 or more years work experience within consumer products.

The candidate should possess the following skills:

Essential Skills

· Strong 3D & 2D CAD skills, ideally with Autodesk Inventor (or similar), with a working knowledge of engineering drawings to BS8888.

· Experience with Multiphysics and FEA analysis tools.

· Exceptional skills in implementing electromechanical systems into consumer products.

· Strong understanding in creating and delivering moulded, formed, and machined component mechanisms and assemblies for mass produced consumer products. (Ranging from electromechanical interface delivery on Consumer Electronics to mounting bracketry for loudspeaker or Hi-Fi/Audio furniture solutions)

Good to have, not essential

· Understanding of Autodesk Vault drawing management software and tools.

· Good knowledge of mechanical fixings and standards for home installation products.

· Proven knowledge of sheet metal electronic chassis assemblies.

· Proven knowledge of European consumer electronics supply chain.

Main Responsibilities

· Design engineering of concepts delivered by an industrial design team.

· Delivery of work on time, communicating all risks.

· Developing and maintaining knowledge within the relevant fields.

· Encouraging team working and the sharing of new information or knowledge within a multi-disciplinary environment.

· Developing new ideas to further progress the sound quality of our products.

· Maintaining a strong working relationship with other teams around the business.

· Lead mentoring & support of R&D staff in developing mechanical engineering skills.

· Assist product & production engineering with complex issues where appropriate.

About Monitor Audio Group

Established in 1972, Monitor Audio Ltd. is one of the last British owned and managed global specialists in hi-fi loudspeaker design and manufacture. Our product ranges consist of traditional two channel hi-fi loudspeakers, home theatre systems, sub-woofers, and a concise range of architectural loudspeakers for discreet, high quality sound reproduction. Monitor Audio is renowned for its technical expertise, innovation, industrial design, and craftsmanship to the creation of world-class loudspeakers, which communicate the essence of our brand and technical achievement. In November 2016 Monitor Audio acquired the Roksan brand recognising the incredible synergy between the company’s offerings.

About Roksan

A British company founded over thirty years ago, Roksan is one of the most recognised names in the audio industry. Offering multi-award-winning products ranging from the highest level of vinyl replay to amplification and streaming source products. Roksan is highly respected by journalists, distributors, retailers, and customers alike throughout the globe. Throughout its existence Roksan has regularly produced what can only be described as ‘audio classics’. This consistency of excellence has resulted in the company’s highly respected status for both reliability and performance.

About BLOK

Joining Monitor Audio Group in early 2019 BLOK is an innovative home audio furniture brand Established in 2003, Blok is a well-respected manufacturer of meticulously crafted hi-fi stands.

Working for Monitor Audio

Monitor Audio is currently undertaking an exciting chapter launching its revolutionary flagship Hyphn loudspeaker, alongside a newly developed creative facility at its head office in Rayleigh, Essex. All whilst celebrating its 50th year in the industry.

This is an exciting time to join the Monitor Audio team and help define the future of our products and the success of the wider company. If you enjoy audio and the idea of being involved in the design and engineering of products that deliver the highest levels of performance, design, and usability to our customers, then Monitor Audio is looking for you
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