Senior Mechanical Engineer (Instrumentation)

Indigo Healthcare Recruitment Ltd
£35000 - £45000 per annumtxtSalaryFrom=35000
22 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Indigo Healthcare are honoured to be working with one of the UK’s leading medical devices manufacturing company to recruit an experienced Senior Mechanical Engineer.

You will join an expanding Medical Technology Division team which undertake the development of innovative medical devices and equipment from concept to manufacture and to market, often incorporating considerable technical challenges.

This is your chance to work with brilliant scientific and engineering minds who have a passion for the technology, innovation and trust that by working as a team they can achieve anything and everything. Our client prides themselves on excellent opportunities for career progression and development. On top of that, they will offer you extensive benefits and will make sure that you keep your work-life balance.  


A Senior Mechanical Engineer will be responsible for elements of the mechanical design across a range of projects focussing on automation, robotics and rig design and working in a variety of materials. The role will require a mix of technical skills and leadership including the ability to delegate and review the work of others. Strong communication skills are vital as the role will involve client interaction and collaboration across disciplines. The successful applicant will be a CAD user, have significant practical skills and a genuine passion for engineering.



- A good (2:1 or above) MEng degree (or equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering, General Engineering or a related discipline
- Some relevant experience in the field of automation, robotics, machine or instrument design
- Strong mechanism or drive system design ability
- CAD (preferably SolidWorks or Creo)
- Strong communication skills
- Use of Microsoft Office
- Familiarity with, and ability to specify, engineering hardware e.g. motors, pumps, gears
- Practical workshop skills.
- Minimum of 2 years post graduate experience 

It would also be advantageous to have one or more of the following:

- Experience with manufacturing techniques; particularly injection moulding and sheet metal work.
- Experience working in a regulated industry.
- Project Management experience.
- Analytical engineering skills, e.g. Stress Analysis, FEA
- Basic programming