Senior Mechanical Engineer

Job Title: Senior Mechanical Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-06-27
Reference: BH-79400
Contact Name: Ellie Charlwood
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 28, 2018 09:43

Job Description

Duties and responsibilities will include –

    • Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team of scientists and engineers to achieve product development goals

    • Highly involved in the design, build and testing of prototypes

    • Providing support to external partners

    • Mentoring and training other members of the engineering team

    • Sourcing components and manufactures and managing those outsourced projects

    • Practical workshop engineering when required

Experience and knowledge required –

    • Experienced in 3D CAD system (preferably Solidworks) and 2D CAD (ideally AutoCAD)

    • Experienced in calculation software eg. Mathcad

    • Knowledge of design techniques for manufacture, assembly and maintenance

    • Understanding of manufacturing processes

    • Knowledge of microfluidics

    • An understanding of electronics and software

    • Achieved, or working towards, Chartered Engineer status

    • Experienced in running projects and supervising a team

    • Minimum 5 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.