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Junior Engineer

Employer
KwickScreen
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
15 Sep 2021

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Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

About KwickScreen

KwickScreen is challenging the status quo in healthcare. Since our founding in 2009, we have grown from a university project startup, focused on reducing the spread of hospital-acquired infections, into a leading global supplier of privacy screens. We are on a mission to create a safe space for every patient. Our portable, retractable screens allow hospitals to reduce the spread of infections, increase their bed capacity and give patients privacy & dignity. Our screens are already in every single NHS Trust in the UK and we are rapidly expanding internationally.

The business is at a really exciting stage, as we continue to scale up at pace, expand internationally and develop new products. We have recently been recognised as one of the Sunday Times 'Ones to Watch 2020'. We are a fast-paced, dynamic and entrepreneurial company looking to recruit bright, talented and passionate individuals to join our team. As a small, young company your voice will be heard here and you will be able to make a real impact on the business.

The role

To support us in our continued growth and ensure we achieve our mission globally, we are recruiting Junior Mechanical Engineers. You will be focusing on turning our ideas into reality, making iterative changes and improvements to our products, streamlining our manufacturing process and developing new products. This role calls for a person who is adept at thinking both creatively and logically and will suit someone who has a keen eye and passion for improving products. It will be a very hands on role, involving a lot of prototyping. We are a young, fast-growing and fast paced company. As a small company, your voice will be heard here and you will have a chance to make a real difference from day one. Our company culture focuses on learning and feedback and you will be given continued opportunities to develop your skills.

Requirements:
  • Master's in Mechanical Engineering (Minimum 2:1)
  • CAD Experience
  • Experience in Solid Works/ Onshape
  • Prototyping/Fabrication Skills
  • A high level of proficiency in 'making things' including experience with a selection of the following: metal work, welding, woodwork, sewing, 3-D printing, using CNC equipment etc
  • Ability to communicate ideas effectively and work well in a team environment
  • Experience of working against tight deadlines in a hands-on role
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