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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Landis+Gyr is a leading global provider of integrated energy management solutions for the utility sector. Offering one of the broadest portfolios, we deliver innovative and flexible solutions to help utilities solve their complex challenges in Smart Metering, Grid Edge Intelligence and Smart Infrastructure. With sales of USD 1.7 billion in FY 2019, Landis+Gyr employs approximately 5,500 people in over 30 countries across five continents, with the sole mission of helping the world manage energy better. More information is available at Landis+Gyr website landisgyr.eu

At Landis + Gyr we share a collective and sole mission: to help the world to manage energy better. Regulatory change, technological advances and an increasingly green-minded world are changing the face of the Energy Metering industry, demanding a new and diverse portfolio of solutions. As the utility markets evolve, we are creating the products that change the way utilities and consumers manage energy. The EMEA Residential product teams are at the forefront of this change, responsible for building and transforming the portfolio to support market. The teams provide new rapid product innovation and development, and enhance our existing portfolio of successful products. The product teams operate within a Global R&D structure, frequently liaising with other teams in our world-wide organization. The products teams are Agile in nature, and have a growth mindset at their core.


Areas of Responsibility:

You will:

  • Produce mechanical designs for products and bespoke manufacturing equipment that meet Company, National, International standards, Regulatory, Statutory and Customer Requirements, Safety, Environmental and Cost Requirements.
  • Produce mechanical designs from product specifications or written instructions within a project team environment.
  • Produce design and test specifications, and associated documentation, for the hardware design as required.
  • Select materials and components for designs and initiate the component approval process for those components, in conjunction with the EMEA Component Management Team as necessary.
  • Participate in design reviews to ensure best possible success of mechanical solutions.
  •  Construct and test prototype designs.
  • Work to strict company and ISO 9001 standards.
  • Create complex part and assemblies with the company 3D CAD tools and produce high quality related drawings.


Skills and Experience:


  • Significant relevant experience in a R&D role within the mechanical / mechatronic industry for high volume medium cost products.
  • Strong technical knowledge and experience of mechanical design using plastics and metal, including material selection and the specification of limits.
  • Expert user of CAD tools for 3D part, assembly and drawing generation in the production of complex parts and or large assemblies
  • Knowledge of modern manufacturing processes.  
  • Self starter. Self motivated. Team Player.


We primarily hire for attitude. Skills and experience can be grown over time. Below is a list of desirable skills/experiences. We hope that you have at least some of them. Qualify yourself in – don’t qualify yourself out.


  • Understanding of, and Continuous Improvement to, Development Processes


  • Experience of using CREO CAD tool
  • Experience of using Winchill libraries


  • Design For Manufacture, Design For Assembly
  • Experience of Electricity metering product approvals, requirements and processes or similar devices i.e. measuring instrumentation
  • Experience of designing enclosures for electrical products and aspects of EMC.
  • Knowledge of Product Data Management and competent in the use of associated tools.
  • Membership of relevant Professional Institution


Education and Qualifications 

  • University degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Or equivalent experience.


We don’t require a covering letter – your CV should provide the information we’re looking for. To ensure that the hiring process is fast and effective – please following these guidelines for your CV:

1. Maximum of 2 pages in length. We will not read beyond page 2.

2. Personal statement that is relevant to the role

3. Only list recent key skills – that you have actively used in the last 5 years.

4. Job history. Detailed explanation for roles in the last 5 years. 2-line summary for roles between 6 and 10 years ago. Any role more than 10 years ago – please just list the employer, job title and employment dates.


Meet us/About us

If you have the drive and enthusiasm to accept this challenge and to work in a very dynamic, cross functional and international environment, we are looking forward to meeting you. Click apply now.


Job Title:  Senior Mechanical Design Engineer


Peterborough, GB

Requisition ID:  6181
Date Posted:  Sep 24, 2021

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