Mechanical Engineer

Job Title: Mechanical Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-04-02
Reference: 79235
Contact Name: Ellie Charlwood
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 26, 2018 17:23

Job Description

My client is an exciting, forward-thinking medical device company based in the North East. Due to rapid expansion they are looking for an experienced Mechanical Engineer to join their thriving team. This is a great time to join this company and a fantastic opportunity for an experienced candidate looking to gain experience working on some highly innovative medical device projects.

Duties and responsibilities will include –
  • Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team of scientists and engineers to achieve product development goals
  • Interpreting PCB design and schematics
  • Supporting other members of the engineering team by providing advice and guidance on product manufacturing and design
  • Sourcing components and manufactures and managing those outsourced projects
Experience and knowledge required –
  • Experienced in 3D CAD system (preferably Solidworks)
  • Knowledge of design techniques for manufacture, assembly and maintenance
  • Understanding of manufacturing processes
  • Knowledge of microfluidics
  • An understanding of electronics and software
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working in product engineering
  • Degree qualified or equivalent

Candidates with a background in the medical device industry would be preferred however this is not essential.