Senior Mechanical Project Engineer
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
20d ago

About Us

Since its formation in 1987 Linx has earned a reputation forits thoughtfully designed and well-engineered products. The company hascontinued to invest around 6% of turnover annually in research and development,making it one of the UK’s top research spenders in relation to its turnover.

Investment in R&D has delivered new continuous ink jet (CIJ) printers,laser coders, thermal transfer overprinters, and case coders, supported by acomprehensive range of ancillary products.

Linx sells to a geographically diversemarket, with over 80% of sales outside the UK. With a growing worldwide marketshare and a significant position in all major CIJ markets, Linx is one of theCIJ industry’s leading players.

Linx is renowned for reliable, easy-to-useproducts which have a low total cost of ownership, as well as for its strongcustomer service ethos.


To work within the Engineering teams in the ongoing criticalexamination of designs, enabling value improvement through improved quality, featuresand cost.

Solutions will also include process improvements, working inconjunction with the Manufacturing Engineering and Production teams.

Linxproducts include mechanical, electronic, software and ink jet printingcomponents

To design and develop mechanical and electro-mechanicalsystems for the company’s coding and marking products, based on a range of inkjet printing technologies, which improve quality, features or cost.

To produce 2D and 3D designs that are right first time, andmeet the specification, time and cost targets

To take responsibility and ownership of small to mediumsized mechanical design projects, from initiation through to manufacturing implementation.

To lead Design & DFMEA reviews and analyse, interpretand respond to supplier DFMs

Hands on practical work in building prototypes and testequipment, devising and carrying out experiments, and generating & executingtest procedures to validate designs.

Interpreting and analysing technical data, producing reportsand communicating results with other engineers, program managers andnon-engineering associates.

Managingand applying safe systems of work and maintaining a tidy and efficient office, laboratoryand prototyping shop environment.


Degree (or equivalent HND / HNC) in Mechanical / Aerospace / Automotive or relateddiscipline


A mechanical engineer with significant experience in thedesign and development of mechanical and electro-mechanical components,assemblies and products.

Specific experience in one or more of the following

  • fluid systems and component / assembly design for
  • plastic injection moulding for low to medium volumemanufacture, including materials selection.
  • machined, MIM’d and pressed metal parts design for low tomedium volume manufacture
  • Capable of working with our suppliers locally and in Asia. Key personal qualities would be a drive to achieveresults quickly, persistence in overcoming difficulties, a creative andsystematic approach to problem solving, and pragmatism in dealing with realworld issues and pressures.

    All these qualities demonstrable within across-functional project team environment.

    Capability andexperience in use of Pro Engineer Wildfire or Creo or equivalent CAD system.

    Capability to testdesigns in a laboratory environment.

    Capability tooperate mechanical lathes and mills to build fast prototypes would be veryuseful but not essential

    Experiencein PDM Link / Windchill would be very useful but is not essential.Danaher Corporation OverviewDanaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide.

    Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions.

    Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage.

    We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.

    At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries.

    We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders.

    Come join our winning team.


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