27th November 2020

Job title:                Mechanical Design Engineer

Department:          Engineering

Reporting to:        Head of Engineering

Package:               £28k - 33k. 40 hour week. Holidays - 20 days rising to 25 days + statutory holidays

Rotalink is a medium sized manufacturer of small electric drive systems based in Crewkerne, Somerset.

We are looking for highly motivated, determined Mechanical Engineer who enjoys a challenge and is keen to get involved. Preferably an ‘all-rounder' with broad based engineering skills. You will be able to demonstrate an innovative flair to solve the design challenge in front of you.

Joining our engineering team, you will undertake mechanical engineering projects; developing and designing transmission products for our catalogue and bespoke customer applications.

Required skills and qualifications:

  • BSc/BEng/MSc/MEng or similar qualification in Mechanical Engineering
  • Strong technical background in machine design and engineering mechanics
  • Fluent in CAD (Preferably SolidWorks)
  • Minimum experience:
  • Bachelor Degree + 2 years industrial experience OR
  • Master's Degree


Desired Qualifications:

  • Hands-on design experience in transmission assemblies/gear designs
  • KissSoft experience
  • FEA experience
  • Modelling and simulation experience


The successful candidate must meet all the required skills and qualifications as a minimum and should be able to demonstrate their technical competency during the interview process.

Rotalink offers an excellent working environment with a multidisciplinary team. You will be able to join role specific training & development plan, and work on a variety of challenging innovation projects.

Please note that applicants must be eligible to work in the UK and we are unable to support visa applicants.

Please apply in writing to: careers@rotalink.com please use job ref engMDE
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