Engineering Workshop Technician - Newcastle Upon Tyne

CK Group
Newcastle Upon Tyne
12 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Natasha Young is recruiting for an Engineering Workshop 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 Engineering Workshop Engineer will work cross functionally to manufacture and assemble instrument prototypes, rigs, jigs and microfluidic cassettes for ongoing product development. In addition, the Technician will support the work of scientists in the laboratories, to modify and maintain prototypes and rigs in a laboratory environment.

Key responsibilities will include:
· Interpreting engineering design documents: 2D drawings and 3D CAD models
· Interpreting electronic schematic and PCB designs
· 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.
· Managing material and parts stock control.
· Maintaining efficient operation of the engineering workshop.
· Liaising with external partners for the cost effective manufacture and timely delivery of components and solutions

The Engineering Workshop Engineer should have the following skills and experience:
· A background in a prototyping engineering workshop
· Experience of CAM G-Code, ideally Mach3
· Understanding of machining characteristics of different polymers
· Basic electronic assembly skills: soldering, wiring and PCB assembly
· Understanding of manufacturing processes including 4-axis machining, laser cutting, 3D printing
· Experience of 3D/3D CAD/CAM software, ideally Solidworks 2017 & HSMWorks
· Experience with microfluidics

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 TC41640 in all correspondence

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