Graduate Mechanical Engineer

Job Title: Graduate Mechanical Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-05-02
Reference: 79407
Contact Name: Ellie Charlwood
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 26, 2018 17:18

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 a Graduate/Junior Mechanical Engineer to join their thriving team. This is a great time to join this company and a fantastic opportunity for a graduate looking to gain experience working on some highly innovative medical device projects.

Duties and responsibilities will include –
  • Working alongside a team of engineers to design, manufacture and assemble prototypes, jigs, rigs and microfluidic cassettes
  • Using workshop tools such as precision mill, CNC mill, laser cutter and 3D printer (training will be provided)
  • Supporting the work of scientists in a laboratory to modify and maintain prototypes and rigs in a laboratory environment

Experience and knowledge required –
  • Experienced in 3D CAD system (preferably Solidworks)
  • Knowledge of design techniques for manufacture, assembly and maintenance
  • Understanding of manufacturing processes including machining, laser cutting, injection moulding and laser welding
  • An understanding of electronics and software

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