Job Description

Renishaw's CMM and Gauging Products Division has an opening for a Mechanical Design Engineer to work within the Current Products Team.

Working closely with the Lead Design Engineer, immediate colleagues and cross-functional teams including quality, purchasing, manufacturing, materials specialists, assembly lines and the supply chain, the successful candidate will carry out a wide-ranging role, addressing issues across the full CMM current product range.


  • Develop an extensive knowledge of Renishaw CMM current products, their capabilities and component manufacturing processes

  • Resolve real product issues identified both internally by our process partners or through customer returns (reactive)

  • Be a team member of, and lead product design and process (manufacturing & assembly) continuous improvement activities to mitigate future quality or supply chain risk whilst realising efficiency gains and cost reduction where possible (pro-active)

  • Assist with the transfer of the latest Renishaw CMM products from the New Product Development teams to the Current Product team and from low volume nursery cells to high volume production facilities

  • Ensure products conform to the latest regulatory guidelines, with support from the internal Compliance team

  • Work on multiple projects simultaneously and allocate time appropriately

Key Requirements

Candidates will need to have relevant industrial background in mechanical design and/or be degree qualified in an engineering, mathematics or scientific discipline.

Although not essential it would also be desirable for applicants to have some experience with the following:

  • Industry standard risk management, project management, problem solving and root cause methodologies

  • CAD, ideally Siemens NX and Teamcenter

  • Product verification; compilation of verification plans, execution of activities, reporting of results and conclusions

  • Technical report writing

  • Business systems and processes required in an engineering and manufacturing company, for example PLM

  • FEA, particularly Ansys

  • A UK driving licence, as travel to other sites will be required


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 hybrid working 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:

R6779 Mechanical Design Engineer (Open)


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