Magicard careers

Magicard provides identity management, credentialing and issuance solutions. Headquarters in the UK, Magicard has operations across the globe. Magicard products are trusted by thousands of organisations and governments throughout the world to issue millions of secure identity credentials every year.

Open position below:

Mechanical Design Engineer – Weymouth, UK


  • Reporting to the Mechanical Design Team Leader, to work as part of the ID Product Design Team in the design and development of colour ID card printers and related products.
  • Creating innovative product design concepts and ideas, converting these into robust 3D CAD models mainly for plastic injection mouldings but also for smaller metal fabrications and mechanisms.
  • Produce design requirements and test specifications.
  • Produce manufacturing data, drawings and Bills of Material to support the product development.
  • Provide occasional technical product support for the ID printer range, including troubleshooting, cost reduction and efficiency improvements as required.

Skills and Experience

  • Degree qualified, HNC/HND or equivalent through experience in Mechanical Engineering essential.
  • Electro-mechanical product design experience essential.
  • Understanding of specifying gear trains / drive mechanisms an advantage.
  • Practical experience of designing for precision/technical plastic injection mould tooling & sheet metal construction.
  • Design for Manufacture and Assembly (Poka Yoke etc.)
  • DFMEA.
  • 6 Sigma techniques to reduce variation desirable.
  • Tolerance stack analysis.
  • Knowledge of materials selection for product safety & reliability.
  • Experience of rapid prototype techniques including 3D printing SLA/SLS and faster turnaround tooling is desirable.
  • Experience with Pro E/Creo desirable.
  • A good appreciation for UI/UX, human interfaces and product aesthetics desirable.
  • Medium volume commercial product design in a cost conscious, high quality, lean environment.
  • Able to work off own initiative or as part of a project team.
  • Self-motivated with a hands on approach.


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