Junior Mechanical Engineer - Newcastle Upon Tyne

CK Group
Newcastle Upon Tyne
12 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Natasha Young is recruiting for a Junior Mechanical Engineer to join a highly innovative & multinational company. This life sciences and medical device manufacturer are recruiting on a permanent basis with a competitive salary and benefits package. The successful candidate will be based at the clients' headquarters in Newcastle upon Tyne.

The Junior Mechanical Engineer is expected to proactively support the engineering team through extensive design in SolidWorks, machining with a precision mill, use of a laser cutter and other workshop tools (for which training will be given).

The Engineer will, in conjunction with other members of the engineering team, design manufacture and assemble instrument prototypes, rigs, jigs and microfluidic cassettes for ongoing product development. In addition, the Engineer will support the work of scientists in the laboratories, to modify and maintain prototypes and rigs in a laboratory environment.

Key responsibilities will include:
· Design using SolidWorks of jigs, fixtures, instrument rigs
· Manufacture, of cassettes, jigs and fixtures using workshop tools including laser cutters, precision CNC mills, 3D printers
· Manufacture of microfluidic devices using precision CNC mills.
· Liaise with external partners for the cost effective manufacture and timely delivery of components and solutions

The Junior Mechanical Engineer should have the following skills and experience:
· Degree or equivalent in a Mechanical Engineering or similar
· Experience with a 3D CAD system, preferably SolidWorks v2017
· Knowledge of design techniques for manufacture, assembly and maintenance
· Design of instruments and consumables for the Life Sciences
· Experience in developing design history files to ISO standards including ISO9001 and IS013485 for CEIVD and FDA requirements, all regulatory requirements that pertain to product development and in vitro device manufacturing (e.g. CE IVD mark, FDA, etc.)
- Experience with microfluidics, flow simulation and thermal simulation

Please note that your CV should show exact dates of employment (month and year) and any gaps of a month or more should be explained.

CK Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all who meet our selection criteria.

If you do not hear back from us within 5 working days of your application for this role, it means that on this occasion you have not been shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment campaign. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference TC41641 in all correspondence

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