Mechanical Design Engineer

Taunton, Somerset
Amphenol Thermometrics (U.K) Limited
Depends on Experience  Annual
Full Time

Mechanical Design Engineer

Amphenol Advanced Sensors – Taunton, UK

Don’t miss this opportunity to join a successful, growing FORTUNE 500 COMPANY!

Amphenol Advanced Sensors, headquartered in St. Mary’s, Pennsylvania, is a business unit within Amphenol that produces innovative sensor solutions for temperature, pressure, gas and moisture measurement applications.

When you join our global engineering team as a mechanical design engineer, you will be responsible for driving growth of the Temperature product line.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Apply Advanced Sensors’ Temperature technology to given applications to provide customer solutions
  • Technical resource to the sales team, since very initial projects stages
  • Product costs estimates and investments consolidation to support Sales Team on the Quotation Phase
  • Identify and develop technical training and sales tools for the applications
  • Benchmarking and tear-down analysis (focus on new technologies and design optimizations)
  • Leveraging lessons learned and working with other design engineers to develop design building blocks for the applications
  • Develop and maintain a multi-generation application plan via product roadmaps, New Product Implementation (NPI) and New Technology Introduction (NTI) with the intent of feeding plan into the business strategy and budget process
  • Designs mechanical models using SolidWorks
  • Experience with finite element analysis
  • Design concept validation through prototype build and tests
  • Design Validation (DV) & Product Validation (PV) planning and completion
  • Manage design engineering tasks / deliverables on time and on budget


  • BA or BSc Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Fluency in English (essential) and German (desired)
  • Minimum 5 years of engineering experience within product development, custom product engineering and application engineering
  • Experience with APQP, DFMEA's, Control Plans
  • Experience working within a structured new product development process (design reviews, tollgates, peer reviews, customer signoffs)
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with customers, foster relationships and grow business pipeline

Applicants must have the right to work in the UK

In exchange for your expertise, we offer a competitive salary along with a benefit package of health, defined contribution pension scheme, income protection and life assurance.

Amphenol Advanced Sensors is an Equal Opportunity Employer