Research & Development Engineer

Austin Fraser Limited
11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Research and Development Engineer

About the Job:

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a hands-on Research and Development Engineer. The successful candidate will be a recent graduate who enjoys designing and manufacturing precision components, assembling jigs, wiring and programming sensors and robots, carrying out experiments, and analysing data.

Essential Requirements:

  • Minimum 2:1 degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related physical science.
  • Good level of proficiency in 3D CAD systems, including the creation of technical drawings; preferably in Creo.
  • Ability to effectively present and communicate information to peers, suppliers and customers.
  • Ability to work flexibly within a dynamic, multidisciplinary team.
  • Be bright, self-motivated, creative, proactive, have a high attention to detail, and have pragmatic problem-solving skills.
  • Be highly computer literate, with good analytical skills.
  • Able to plan and prioritise, work to deadlines, and under pressure.

The following skills will also be beneficial:

  • Some experience in assembling/disassembling electro/mechanical systems.
  • Some experience designing and running experiments.
  • A basic understanding of plastic injection moulding
  • Some experience in a programming language
  • Some experience using metrology equipment, conventional machining skills (lathe, milling machine), and hand tools.
  • Some experience using electrical equipment such as soldering, multimeters, and oscilloscopes.

About the client: The group is a world class specialist in developing leading edge industry using both cast-moulded and the latest in lathe cutting systems.

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