Mechanical Designer

Rullion Engineering Altrincham
£20.00 - £30.50/hour PAYE/Umbrella
15 Jun 2017
15 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our Client, the Science and Technology Facilities Council, a well-known research facility based in Harwell, Didcot, is urgently seeking a Mechanical Designer.
Contract: 3 months initially - about 40 hours per week
Start: as soon as possible

The ideal candidate would be educated to ONC level or equivalent with relevant associated experience, i.e. proven involvement in the design of mechanical equipment and the manufacture and assembly of related parts.

Experience required:

* General experience would be desirable in mechanical component design, which must be supported by basic mechanical stress calculations along with knowledge of contemporary manufacturing processes and the assembly of parts.
* More specialised areas covering elevated and cryogenic temperature work, pressure components, vacuum technology and moving mechanism design would be desirable.
* Knowledge of materials applications would also be a benefit, especially if related to the use of materials such as ceramics and advanced grades of alloys in their work.
* Some applied involvement in the testing of equipment they have designed, or at least the method of testing would also be useful.
* Some practical experience would also be a benefit which should have a focus on how components are fabricated and ultimately assembled.

Specific skills:

* SolidEdge (proficient use)
* Mechanical component design
* Involvement in the manufacture and assembly of parts
* Basic mechanical stress calculation experience


* Elevated temperature applications
* Cryogenic temperature applications
* Vacuum components
* Pressure equipment
* Specialist materials applications
* Mechanism design experience
* Practical fabrication and assembly experience

If you believe this role is the right one for you, please apply via the link provided or send your CV to Jess () or Piret () or call for further details