Mechanical Research Engineer

Recruiter
Reqiva Ltd
Location
Oxfordshire
Posted
16 May 2018
Closes
15 Jun 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Mechanical Research Engineer
This is a truly exciting opportunity for an experience Mechanical Design / Research Engineer to take a lead role in a young British company that are creating revolutionary new products for the biotechnology industry. The requirement is for a Mechanical Research Engineer to join industry experts and help drive the continued growth of the company and innovation within the biotechnology industry.

Company Background:
As an organisation they can be classed as a relatively small but very secure - having only been fully established for 2 years the company very much has a start-up feel but are already proving themselves to produce market-leading products within their field. They have bolstered the team with leading figures from the biotechnology industry and are now looking to grow a world class engineering team to continue the delivery of cutting-edge products. This is a Mechanical design Engineering role that will be responsible for the development of new devices.

Role and Responsibilities:
*Provide cutting-edge and innovative engineering designs to be implemented in a modern-day laboratory
*Embrace experimental methods to construct, test and improve these designs
*Manage the automation of biotechnological instruments and interface to other commercial devices
*Effectively interact with other team members to resolve the biotechnological problem being solved
*Work effectively both in an individual and team setting

Skills Required:
*Mechanical, bioengineering, instrumentation or electrical degree or the equivalent
*2 years minimum design experience with a proven track record
*Excellent knowledge of control systems and automation
*Microfluidics and liquid-handling experience is preferred
*Proven track ability to work in a lab to perform experiments
*Programming experience
*Good level of manual dexterity

Location: Oxford
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Contact:Liam Pietrasik-Engineering Consultant at Reqiva-

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