Job Type: Permanent
Job ID: 169408
We’re looking for an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer to join a major research group at their sites in Durham and Sedgefield.
This is an excellent opportunity to develop and implement new designs and modifications across multiple projects. As a company, they use cutting edge technologies to develop complex instrumentation for high profile national and international projects.
This is a varied role with no two days looking the same, giving you the scope to make the role your own and structure your day accordingly.
Provide day-to-day management and execution of design and engineering tasks
Work with internal and external partners, collaborators, and customers
Ensure assembly, integration & test activities are managed in line with customer requirements
Leverage knowledge from other disciplines (e.g. electrical & control systems) to support the design, development and integration of complex optical, mechanical, electrical and control sub-systems
Analysing and reporting results
Provide specialist technical problem-solving advice to inform project activity
Manage procurement activities and test/compliance programmes whilst leading the technical liaison with contractors
Contribute to the delivery of research outputs and support the preparation of innovative proposals for research or industrial projects
Contribute to promotional events and presentations at conferences
Educated to degree level in either mechanical engineering or physics (or equivalent experience)
Involvement in the design, manufacture & test of complex or high precision mechanical or opto-mechanical products, systems or instrumentation
Highly competent in at least one major CAD software package, covering design and detailed drawing activity.
Ability to perform design calculations and structural analysis
Ability to communicate clearly in both written and verbal forms, especially able to prepare high quality written documentation
Ability to diagnose, solve problems and resolve issues
The role will encompass a broad array of mechanical engineering design activities from concept development through to detailing and system delivery.
A great opportunity to be hands-on and involved in the full process.
If you’re interested in this role, send across your CV and a member of our team will be in touch.