Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - MGT

Location: Coventry

Job Description

Mitutoyo’s MGT (Mitutoyo Gauging Technology) is the UK leader in bespoke solutions to the Metrology market with both UK and Global customers. Due to continued growth we are seeking an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer to join our design team in MGT, based in the Coventry office.

From one-off fixtures to fully automated measurement systems, MGT meet the simplest or most complicated measurement challenge. MGT boasts a high profile customer base across the Aerospace, Automotive and Orthopaedic industries but also serve many other sectors.

Examples of the bespoke projects that MGT get involved in can be seen at our website by following this link:


The Senior Mechanical Design Engineer will focus on the design of Gauges, Fixtures and Systems. You will work alongside our Software and Electrical Engineers and Technicians on a daily basis as projects are taken from the initial concept through to testing and then delivery. This will encompass all activities throughout the design process including:

  • Understanding and interpreting customer requirements
  • The invention of novel ideas (concepts) to meet customer requirements
  • Critical appraisal of yours and others designs within the design team to ensure robustness of design
  • 3D modelling of concepts
  • 3D modelling of detailed designs for manufacture
  • 2D draughting of manufacturing drawings
  • Support of technicians in the assembly and testing of your designs
  • Good general mechanical understanding and knowledge


Key requirements

  • You'll hold an HND/Degree in a relevant engineering discipline
  • Have appropriate experience using a 3D CAD package
  • Have a good knowledge of many different materials and manufacturing processes
  • An aptitude for problem solving and the ability to develop solutions for complex problems
  • Experience of industry standard drafting practices and principles
  • Effective communicator at both a technical and project level to all stakeholders


Desirable requirements

  • Have experience of designing fixtures
  • Have experience of designing machinery
  • Have experience of CE marking


Employment Type

  • Permanent
  • Full time

To apply for this position or for more information, please contact MGT General Manager Simon Elliott


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