Senior Mechanical Engineer

NES Fircroft
Closing date
11 Jun 2022
Senior Mechanical Engineer / Newcastle / Diagnostics / Permanent

We are currently supporting one of our key clients looking to add a Senior Mechanical Engineer into their Team, supporting partners across the globe, and developing engineering solutions for research and commercial development.

An exciting time to be joining an organisation supporting customers across the world, growth and improvement are fundamental for the company and the professionals it employs.

As a dedicated Senior Mechanical Engineer, you will be an integral part of the process, being someone with diverse experience and great capacity and desire for taking on new responsibilities and challenges as the company grows.

You will be involved in design, build and testing of prototypes, and providing in-field global support. As a senior engineer, you will be comfortable and competent mentoring and training junior members of the engineering team.

Job function & Responsibilities

*Work within a team of scientists and engineers developing portable molecular diagnostic device and molecular diagnostics assays for a range of diseases

*Competent to take a lead technical role in the mechanical design of devices

*Required to not only work within and ensure excellent communication with the development team based in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, but also work as part of a wider research group, with other laboratories and partners globally.

Person Specification

*The candidate hired for this role will be an extraordinary individual who has strong technical understanding and experience in engineering design for life science instrumentation and microfluidics

*Proven ability to work within a multidisciplinary team of scientists and engineers to accomplish product development goals.

*Experience with a 3D CAD system, preferably SolidWorks v2017

*Experience of calculations software, eg Mathcad

*Experience of 2D CAD software, ideally AutoCAD

If this sounds like you or you'd like some more information before you decide, please do get in touch!

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With over 90 years combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive, and Chemicals sectors worldwide. We are a people-focused business, and with over 100 offices in 45 countries, we have access to the best talent wherever it may be in the world.

NES Fircroft offers a full range of staffing solutions: Contract, Permanent (Direct) Hire, Managed Solutions, or a fully outsourced service. These services are complemented by an industry-leading support service and global mobility package to ensure our clients keep hold of the top talent in a compliant manner for as long as they need it.

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With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients

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