Active Sensors is a market leader in position sensor design and manufacture. We are a privately owned company and operate in a relaxed, but very professional environment. Due to imminent customer requirements for  LVDT position sensor designs used in aerospace applications, we now urgently need to recruit a number of experienced Mechanical Design Engineers.

The candidates will have a min of HNC/HND qualification in mechanical engineering and a proven background in aerospace design. You will control the technical information needed to support the customer, product component design & manufacture, final assembly and testing. Organisational and communication skills would be essential to lead these new sensor projects from the design stage to completion. You will be proficient in using 3D engineering design software and you will have an eye for detail, quality and project deadlines. Experience in aerospace LVDT & RVDT or Solenoid designs an advantage.


  • Minimum 3 years experience in mechanical design
  • Drawing preparation utilising 3D CAD system
  • Design reviews and technical support for products
  • Reviewing Engineering Change Notes (ECN) relating to drawings
  • Technical support for customers

We offer:

  • 38 hours per week (four & half days, Mon-Fri)
  • 5 weeks paid holiday per year
  • Pleasant working environment
  • Immediate start
  • Salary dependent on experience

This is an excellent opportunity offering good prospects.
If you are interested in joining our progressive company, please send your CV stating salary expectations to our personnel department:

Or post your CV to the Personnel Department: Active Sensors (Aerospace), Unit 11 Wilverley Road, Christchurch, Dorset BH23 3RU.