Mechanical Design Engineer
Based: High Wycombe
Term: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £35000 – £45000 pa + excellent benefits
Martin Audio is one of the brands within the Focusrite family. Focusrite plc is a listed audio products Group that develops software / hardware products for the music generation market. There are now eight established brands: Martin Audio, Optimal Audio, Focusrite, Focusrite Pro, ADAM Audio, Novation, Ampify, Sequential and Linea Research.
Martin Audio enjoys an international reputation for supplying award winning, world class professional loudspeaker systems. It is renowned for integrity in design, technical excellence and longevity of product.
Our mission is to create an exceptional sonic experience for the entire audience.
Martin Audio UK is situated in High Wycombe, with this site including Factory Production, Research & Development, Marketing, Sales, Service, Sourcing, and Central Functions (www.martin-audio.com).
General Position Summary:
Essential Functions and Major Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Mechanical Design Manager, you will be responsible for the mechanical design of loudspeakers, lifting hardware and electro-mechanical assemblies. This will involve CNC woodworking, sheet metal design, extrusions, vac forming, pressed metal parts and injection moulding.
You may be required to attend concerts or installations, to gain experience of the use cases of our products. At times you will be required to visit suppliers or contract manufacturers. You may on occasion be asked to perform other related duties, for which your cooperation would be expected.
Although this is not a management role, the candidate would be expected to give support to junior or less experienced colleges and support those within the organization who may not have an engineering background.
The candidate will be able to conduct themselves in a highly professional manor and seek to achieve the highest possible standards
You will be expected to interface daily with members of the Martin Audio R&D team, in order to collaborate on product development and to share ideas. You will also interface with the Operations department, the Marketing department and the Sales department. Additionally, you may be expected to interface with suppliers to define the product or service required of them. On occasion you will also be required to interface with customers, sometimes when unaccompanied and will be expected to act in a professional manner and in the company’s best interests.
You will have a degree in Mechanical Engineering, Design Engineering, or associated discipline. You will have a minimum of four years’ experience, in a mechanical/product development position.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
You are expected to work at the company head office in High Wycombe on a full time basis 37.5 hours per week, over the standard working hours of 8.45am to 5.30pm, Monday to Thursday and 8.45pm to 4pm on Friday. An hour is allowed for lunch Monday to Thursday and 45 minutes on Friday. On occasion you may be asked to work overtime, for which no remuneration will be given.
Comprehensive benefits package includes: Life Assurance, Income protection, Pension, Bike2work scheme, 25 days holiday increasing with length of service, opportunity to join our Medical Cash Plan scheme and Private healthcare, substantial staff discount on company products.