Apollo Fire Detectors Ltd

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Lead Mechanical Design Engineer- Internal Applicants Only

Reference: JUN20247238
Expiry date: 2024-07-31 08:41:00.000
Location: Havant
Salary: Competitive
Benefits: Employee Bonus Scheme, Share Incentive Scheme, Hybrid Working, Flexitime (1pm finish on a Friday), Training & Professional Development, Healthcare Incentives, Paid Parental Leave, Pension (up to 10.5% employer contribution), paid IET membership
Attachments: LeadMechanicalDesignEngineer.docx

Please note, at this time this job vacancy is open for internal applicants only. 

Are you someone who is always looking for ways to improve? Do you have a growth mindset that drives you to reach new heights? If so, we want you to be a part of our team!

Apollo is an innovative manufacturing company that is looking for individuals with a passion for personal and professional development. As part of our team, you will have the opportunity to work on exciting projects, collaborate across the business, and make a real impact.

What you’ll do

  • To lead a dynamic team of engineers in creating innovative mechanical designs that prioritise customer experience, quality, sustainability, and production efficiency.
  • Manage advanced Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) system to control the configuration management of our Products.
  • Foster a collaborative environment, to ensure cost-effective solutions that exceed industry and regulatory standards and drive continuous improvement.
  • Use data analysis to help deliver superior, sustainable products that meet and exceed industry and regulatory standards.

 What you’ll need

  • HNC or Degree in mechanical engineering, or equivalent.
  • Relevant experience in electronic product design and development.
  • Advanced knowledge of 3D CAD systems such as Solidworks to deliver efficient product design.
  • A strong technical background, exceptional leadership skills, and a proven track record of delivering high-quality engineering solutions.
  • Detailed knowledge of Injection moulded components and electronics packaging.
  • Understanding of quality, reliability, and risk assessment procedures.
  • Good organisation skills, entrepreneurship, and comfortable working in a dynamic environment.

 What’s desirable?

  • Knowledge of safety standards (e.g., SIL, ATEX etc)
  • Proven ability to deliver improvements to the sustainability of products.
  • Experience using advanced simulation systems such as ANSYS CFD and FEA to optimise product design.
  • Exposure to fire/gas detection, instrumentation or at some involvement in a high volume, heavily regulated industry.


If you are motivated by challenge and thrive in a fast-paced environment we want to hear from you. Join Team Apollo where everyone has the opportunity to make a difference.

Just so you know, we review CV’s as we receive them, and interview as soon as we have applications that look like a good match.

If you require any accommodations or adjustments for the interview, please do not hesitate to reach out to the hiring manager when asked to schedule an interview.

We do not seek or accept unsolicited resumes or CVs from recruitment agencies. We are not responsible for, and will not pay, any fees, commissions, or any other payment related to unsolicited resumes or CVs except as required in a written contract between Apollo and the recruitment agency or party requesting payment of a fee.