Mechanical Design Engineer (UK Based)

Mechanical Design Engineer (UK Based)

Do you want to build the next generation, medical eyecare devices? 

You will be joining the hardware engineering team in a critical role that will be involved in the assembly and production of our ground-breaking ophthalmic equipment. Using state of the art technologies such as rapid prototyping and machining, you will aid the team in our endeavour to revolutionise the eyecare industry. 


The Company

EYOTO™, founded in 2014, is a rapidly growing, innovative team of world specialists, who have taken advantage of recent step change innovations in optical lens, camera and processing technologies, to develop a unique approach to solving the sectors problems.
We have supportive investors, a ground-breaking new approach to old problems, and a high-profile Board of Directors.


The Role

  • Assembling complex medical devices by following manufacturing procedures.
  • Using rapid prototyping equipment to produce custom parts to support the development team.
  • Designing and developing state of the art medical ophthalmic products from concept to production.
  • Investigating and testing ideas to improve existing systems and solve problems.
  • Life cycle support such as recalibrating devices and keeping them up to spec.
  • Supporting the transfer to manufacture of Eyoto’s products to contract manufacturing partners.
  • Contribute to production build documentation and device technical file information as appropriate.
  • Providing technical support to customers and employees.
  • Meeting performance targets and adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
  • Working closely with the team to continuously improve processes.


The Skills and Experience

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, or equivalent.
  • At least 2 years’ experience within a multidisciplinary Engineering environment, ideally working on medical devices.
  • Experience of designing motor driven systems.
  • Expert use of CAD programs, preferably SolidWorks
  • The ability to read and create engineering drawings
  • Practical and hands on skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong organisational skills.
  • Ability to follow processes.
  • Ability to work independently.


Skills Preferred

  • Previous experience in rapid prototyping (3D printing etc.).
  • Previous experience of injection moulded component design.
  • Previous experience of optical systems.
  • Professional use of Microsoft packages – including Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Experience of working in a highly regulated field.
  • Experience of ISO 13485 & IEC 60601.
  • Knowledge of compliance testing requirements.
  • Open to learning and developing new skills.


About You

You will be excited about working in a growing team, the prospect of pioneering medical advances, working with world leading experts and you will have a track record of making things happen. You will be able to deliver to deadlines and work both collectively and independently.


Our Offer

In addition to being part of a world class team delivering ground-breaking technology, an outstanding working environment and having flexible hours of working, we are offering a salary in the range of £24 – 29K per annum with a competitive advancement scheme to further develop your skills and industry knowledge.

How to Apply

To apply for the role, please send a copy of your CV and a short cover letter to

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.