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Mechanical Design Authority

Fancy being part of a collaborative, forward-thinking global leader in critical communication solutions? Here at Sepura Ltd we are currently recruiting for a Mechanical Design Authority to join our expanding team

As a Mechanical Design Authority, you will be involved in the whole mechanical product development lifecycle of professional mobile digital radio products

You will provide overall technical ownership and direction for development projects to ensure high quality, repeatable designs that meet the agreed requirements. The right candidate will have a broad range of mechanical engineering knowledge, experience of taking a leading role on engineering projects and be an excellent communicator 

Skills & Experience


  • At least 5 years proven industry experience in an equivalent role
  • Self-starter with ability to demonstrate a mechanical technical leadership within a multidisciplinary product development environment
  • Broad experience of mechanical engineering product development for electronic devices with complex mechanical packaging
  • Experience partnering with senior stakeholders to ensure product designs fulfil functional and non-functional requirements
  • Experience of specifying technical requirements and taking a lead role in delivering against these requirements


  • Experience of mechanical design for densely integrated electronic products (e.g. smartphones, handheld devices, STB's, etc.)
  • Experience with industrial design
  • Experience with thermal design for densely integrated electronic products
  • Experience interfacing with hardware development teams

Personal attributes

  • Innovative with proven ability to generate new ideas and approaches to problems
  • Self-driven and motivated with ability to use own initiative and take a technical lead
  • Able to promote and share technical decisions and choices made with the wider business
  • Excellent analytical, numerical, written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to motivate a team through strong leadership and technical competence
  • Ability to communicate well to both technical and non-technical personnel across multiple disciplines
  • Ability to work well in focused teams, sometimes against tight deadlines