Mechanical Engineer

Job Title: Mechanical Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-06-27
Reference: BH-79235
Contact Name: Ellie Charlwood
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 28, 2018 09:38

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.