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Senior Mechanical Development Engineer

  • South Ayrshire
  • Negotiable
  • Permanent

Are you an experienced Mechanical Designer who relishes the opportunity to work in a hands-on development environment? Looking to broaden your horizons and develop your career in people, product, and project management in the future?

We're on the hunt for an established Senior Mechanical Design Engineer who is looking to take their career up a notch. You'll be immersed in a design environment, using your established product development skillset to get yourself up to speed, with a view of transitioning into a more project and people-oriented role.

Who will you be working for?

With more than 25 years of industry experience, and customers in 28 locations globally, Tannlin is one of the world's most established laser manufacturers. Their custom-built solutions include laser-cutting systems, automation solutions, laser-cut parts and, stencils, which are utilised in a range of cutting-edge applications in a wide range of industries.

Customers are at the centre of everything they do. Their established team have a great track record of delivering world-class service with efficiency and effectiveness - demonstrated through a >98.5% delivery to commitment record.

What will I be doing?

As their Senior Mechanical Development Engineer, you'll be supporting the development of a range of laser systems, automation components, and manufacturing cells.

You'll be a key member of the design team, getting your hands dirty throughout the entire product lifecycle, and providing input from prototyping to production. You'll use your 2D and 3D CAD experience to contribute to the mechanical product design and prototyping phases, including supporting laser manufacturing applications development with Tannlin systems, and for new market opportunities.

You'll have the opportunity to test, evaluate, and analyse your designs, working closely with the team to ensure they meet the customer's requirements. Your previous development experience will help you get up to speed with their product line and customers, and your advice and input will be key to providing guidance and support to the team and customers.

To thrive in this role, you will have:

  • A degree (BEng or Similar) related to Mechanical Engineering.
  • Several years of high-quality experience in a Mechanical design role
  • Proven experience in an industrial environment, ideally within manufacturing.
  • Excellent 2D and 3D CAD abilities, ideally in SolidWorks.
  • Great customer-facing capabilities.
  • Experience of working to deadlines and supporting products throughout the development lifecycle.
  • The ability to reasonably commute to the role's location.
  • The ability to accommodate ad-hoc travel to customer sites

In return, you'll get:

Excellent Career Progression Opportunities: With progression at the heart of this role, you'll quickly become a product expert, advising and consulting clients.

Great Salary and Benefits: From a great starting salary, to primary healthcare and a salary sacrifice vehicle scheme - you'll enjoy a great range of benefits in the role.

Flexible and Hybrid Working: Whilst you'll want to spend your first few months on-site to get up to speed, hybrid and flexible working opportunities are available.

First-Class Experience: There is no better feeling than seeing your designs materialise from concept to product. You'll get stuck into some of the most exciting development projects in the industry.

Sounds great, how do I apply?

This role is being supported by Derek Polowyj from Eden Scott. To apply, you can follow the links within the advert or contact Derek on 0131 550 1109 or by emailing

If you have any questions, are unsure, or want more information - please do not hesitate to reach out. Even if you are unsure of your fit or don't have a CV, we still welcome you to get in touch.

Derek Polowyj
Point of contact
Derek Polowyj
Senior Consultant
0131 550 1109 07305 954 287

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