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Mechanical Design Engineer - Life Sciences (27179)

to £70,000 DoE + excellent benefits

Designing precise and complex instrumentation for biotechnology

If you are looking for the next step in a mechanical design career that is both fulfilling and energising, the position of Mechanical Design Engineer with an inspiring company located in the Cambridgeshire countryside might be the right fit for you. Our client takes on some of the toughest challenges in the Life Science industry, and teams of highly skilled engineers and scientists create pioneering solutions that have a significant positive impact.

They seek a talented and skilled Mechanical Design Engineer with previous experience working on the development of high-tech instrumentation or other related products, to join their supportive team. You will have excellent skills with CAD and will be able to easily communicate your ideas and designs through a range of media. Your hands-on skills for building test jigs, prototypes and troubleshooting will also be required and you will be relied upon for your comprehensive knowledge of manufacturing techniques. Naturally, you will be an effective communicator and capable of managing your own time to ensure goals on multiple projects can be met.

To be considered for this position, you will need:

  • Full existing rights to work in the UK without time limit
  • An impressive academic history including a good degree (2:1 or above) in a relevant technical subject such as Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanical design experience of product or instrumentation development in a high-tech industry, ideally in the Life Science sector
  • Highly proficient in 3D CAD (ideally including SolidWorks) and able to present ideas through sketches, animations, and photorealistic renderings
  • Hands-on ability to build assembly jigs and use standard electronic equipment for testing and troubleshooting
  • Ability to design plastic injection moulded parts would be an advantage

An excellent remuneration package including highly competitive salary and generous pension will be available for successful candidates.

Keywords: Cambridge, Mechanical Design Engineer, Life Science, Biotechnology, CAD, SolidWorks, Instrumentation

Interested? Send your CV to ECM Selection; whilst we can only put forward the top few candidates, we do read every CV and try to respond to everyone. Or recommend a friend for £250, details at http://ecmselection.co.uk/tell-a-friend.

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