Senior 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 Senior 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.

A key success factor for this Senior Mechanical Engineer position is the ability to work in a fast paced, cross functional group environment, with a willingness to be hands-on across a wide area of responsibilities.

This ideal candidate is someone with diverse experience and great capacity and desire for taking on new responsibilities and challenges as the company grows. They will be involved in design, build and testing of our prototypes, and providing in-field global support. As a senior engineer, they will be comfortable and competent mentoring and training junior members of the engineering team.

The Senior Mechanical Engineer should have the following skills and experience:
· MEng or equivalent in 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.)
· Understanding of the dimensioning, tolerancing and surface characteristics necessary for microfluidics
· Ability to source suitable components and manufacturers and manage those outsourcing projects

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 TC41650 in all correspondence

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