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Mechanical Engineer, PhD level (26061)

Cambridge
to £42k plus outstanding bonus

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Developing precision instruments and sensors for a variety of applications

This highly successful technical consultancy is seeking a Mechanical Engineer who combines excellent scientific understanding with hands-on practical acumen. This is an exciting opportunity to work on challenging technical problems as part of a fantastic company who will nourish your career development. You will have the chance to gain responsibility where appropriate, as well as advance your knowledge and experience.

Our client develops innovative high-precision products and systems for a range of blue-chip companies, working at all project stages from concept through design and implementation.

As well as gaining an excellent undergraduate degree (1st or 2.1 from a highly-ranked university) with A*/A at A level; you will either have completed a relevant PhD or display similar experience in commercial project work. You will be able to demonstrate the potential to design the mechanical parts of high-precision sensors or devices.

As a technical consultancy, the client is looking for candidates with excellent communication skills, whether talking to external customers or expressing ideas within your own project team. In return, you will receive an excellent salary with superb benefits including bonus. The company encourage their employees to flourish technically and provides a fast-track route to project responsibility. There are great opportunities to learn and develop skills further.

Keywords: Cambridge, experimental, hands-on, mechanical engineering, high precision devices, product development.

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