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Opto-Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Permanent
  • Watford, Hertfordshire, England
  • £45000

Are you looking for a local employee focused role that can challenge your niche specialism?  Are you a CAD expert? If so, CV Screen has the role for you. 

Role Overview

We are looking for an Opto-Mechanical Design Engineer to step into a niche manufacturing company focused on creating a long-standing relationship with not just their clients, but employees. The purpose of the position would be to design and roll out complex components for the Defence, Aerospace, Medical and other sectors. Salary up to £45,000 depending on experience. 

You will be responsible for one member of staff and take charge of your working day. So, looking for someone confident with their abilities and can manage your own workload. Duties will include; preparing assembly drawings based on your own solid models, have control over change requests, design tools and fixtures, communicate with customers and much more. 

 The role is for a manufacturing company with years of experience in microscopy.  


CV Screen is recruiting for an established niche manufacturing company with years of experience in microscopy. The company are small and focus on retaining strong relationships with their employees. 

Skills Required

The Opto-Mechanical Design Engineer will ideally have the following experience: 

  • Experience with solid modelling software - including SolidWorks/CAD
  • Experience with detailing machined components to precision tolerances
  • Manufacturing background 

Relatable Components

  • Sensors 
  • Periscope
  • Lenses
  • Thermal imaging components 
  • Lasers 

Relatable Titles 

  • Optical Designer 
  • Optical Engineer
  • Optical Mechanical Designer 
  • Senior Mechanical Design Engineer 


Near Watford

Commutable from
Hemel Hempstead, Aylesbury, Berkhamsted, Leighton Buzzard, St Albans, Welwyn Garden City, Amersham, Chesham, Tring, Milton Keynes, Luton

Working Hours
Monday – Thursday (8:30 – 4:45) Friday (8:30 – 3:15) 

Salary / Benefits
Up to £45,000 Depending on experience, Flexi-time and work from home (offered after probationary period) etc

To Apply
Please email your CV through Roya Robeson in strict confidence or call Roya on 01494 541876 to discuss the role in more detail.

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Roya Robeson