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Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Sector: Scientific
  • Date posted: 17/07/2018
  • Job reference: J389675A

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Mechanical Design Engineer


Contract role

We currently have an opening for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join our multi-disciplinary engineering team to help deliver a portfolio of new products from proof of concept, through design and prototyping, and into manufacture. In addition to mechanical design work, the successful candidate will also be encouraged to help generate product concepts, build and test prototypes, and help transfer the final design into manufacturing.


2:1 or higher degree (or equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering or similar engineering subject.

Some experience within new product development, biotechnology, medical devices, laboratory machinery/equipment design, or engineering consultancy. Candidates from related fields with a strong interest in regenerative medicine and cellular therapy are also encouraged to apply.

Some experience using Solidworks, both in solid modelling and drafting drawings.

Proven experience of designing components for a variety of manufacturing processes such as machining, sheet metalwork, and/or injection moulding.

Strong numerical and analytical skills, including the ability to work from engineering first principles.

Strong mechanical build/assembly aptitude, candidates may choose to demonstrate this through interests or projects outside of work

Familiarity with working within an ISO 9001 and/or ISO 13485 quality management system.

Ability to demonstrate skills and understanding of other disciplines such as electronics, manufacturing, software development, reliability, and/or product compliance and regulatory affairs would be an advantage.