Job Description

Renishaw's CMM and Gauging Products Division (CGPD) has a vacancy for a Mechanical Design Engineer.

We are looking for a creative mechanical engineer to help support and improve the Flexible Gauging System (Equator) product range. The role offers opportunities to work on many different areas of the system ranging from the diagnosis/problem solving of issues, development of immediate and long-term solutions through to design, testing and production cut in. The design work includes electro-mechanical systems, motion systems, fixtures and test equipment.


  • Product/production design support

  • Issue diagnosis and solution creation

  • Product improvement design

  • Prototype design testing and prove-out validation

  • Engineering analysis, design reviews and FMEAs

  • Design for manufacture and assembly

  • Liaise with other teams to ensure efficient solution development and cut in to manufacturing

Key requirements

  • A degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar relevant subject

  • Proven competence in mechanical design within an industrial environment

  • Experience in 3D CAD packages to create designs and detailed drawings (ideally Siemens NX and Teamcenter)

  • Good knowledge of current manufacturing techniques and technology

  • Experience of prototype manufacture and test rig/product assembly

  • Familiarity with geometric tolerance definition and understanding

Desirable requirements

  • Experience using ANSYS for Finite Element Analysis

  • Knowledge of DFMEA processes

  • Appreciation of related compliance regulations

  • Appreciation engineering change impact

  • Design of Experiments

  • Experience using MATLAB


When you join Renishaw, we're committing to your future career. That's because we believe in developing our people's skills and promoting them internally. We also offer a benefits package that's highly desirable; including a 9% non-contributory pension, discretionary annual bonus, *subsidised onsite restaurants and *coffee shops, free parking, *car sharing scheme and *24 hour fitness centres. (*not available at our Castle Donington, Exeter, York & Edinburgh sites)

We also want to promote a healthy work-life balance as much as possible, so we have introduced a Homeworking policy which allows for a combination of home and office based working depending on the nature of your role. We also offer a variable working programme, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, Life Assurance policy of 12 times annual salary, Cycle to Work scheme, enhanced maternity pay subject to qualifying criteria, the option to join BUPA Renishaw health trust and an Employee Assistance Programme for employees and family.

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At Renishaw we believe that our success is powered by welcoming a workforce of diverse and talented people. Through encouraging an inclusive culture, where all our employees are free to be themselves, we can achieve our core values: Innovation, Inspiration, Integrity, and Involvement.
If you are excited about the role but feel as though you don’t meet all the requirements, we would encourage you still to apply. You might just be the right person for this role or another opportunity at Renishaw.
We are committed to providing reasonable adjustments to make interviews and jobs more accessible. Should you have any difficulty during the recruitment process, or require any reasonable adjustments please contact the recruitment team on 01453 524600 or recruitment@renishaw.com.

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Employment Type:


Time Type:

Full time

Requisition Number:

R6397 Mechanical Design Engineer (Open)


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