Manufacturing / Design Engineer

Cootehill Precision Engineering, are a long established Precision Engineering Company started in 1992. Manufacturing precision engineered parts for all Industries from Electronic and Food and Dairy, Glass Bottle Manufacturing, Material Handling and Quarry Equipment. We are an ISO 9001: 2015 Registered Company for the last 20 Years. We make anything from 1 of part or Special Purpose Machine to Batch Runs of thousands of parts. We also do Reverse Engineering 3D Printing and are moving into 3D Scanning.

  • The appointed person will review a range of 3D Scanning technologies and assist the company in the selection, purchase and implementation of an appropriate scanning solution.
  • They will also become knowledgeable in a range of reverse engineering skills, associate CAD modelling and CNC programming of the scanned data.
  • There will a significant amount of design (CAD) and CNC programming (CAM) involved with the project.

Essential Criteria:

  • 2:2 honours degree in Mechanical Engineering, general engineering or manufacturing systems / engineering


  • A skilled toolmaker / precision engineer who has relevant industrial experience in the application of CAD / CAM / CNC technologies.
  • Experience of CNC machine tools and CNC Programming – Milling and Turning.
  • Experience of 3D CAD part / assembly modelling.
  • 1-year relevant industrial experience within precision engineering.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Understanding of manufacturing systems and procedures, production, quality control and capacity utilisation.
  • Extensive IT skills and capability.
  • Experience of Design for Manufacturing and Assembly (DFMA).
  • Knowledge of Jig and Fixture design / mould design / general toolmaking principles.
  • Reverse engineering skills.
  • Project management skills.

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