Mechanical Engineer

Polytec are looking to recruit an experienced Mechanical Engineer for a Cambridge based client. You will be responsible for the full product lifecycle of scientific instruments and technologies.

Responsibilities and Duties:
Develop next-generation technologies and products
* Design solutions that focus on optimal technology performance
* Proof-of-concept and prototype development
* Model parts, assemblies and produce technical drawings
* Perform risk analysis, testing, validation and reporting
* Product design, including Design for Manufacture and Assembly
* Work within an ISO-9001 and ISO-13485 quality management framework
Optimisation and enhancement of existing products
* Contribute to the continuous improvement of existing products and projects
* Optimise performance and make design improvements where necessary
Teamwork and communication
* Present ideas, progress and results to development teams and the wider business
* Work with multi-disciplinary teams covering science, engineering and commercial
* Build and manage relationships with suppliers
* Communicate openly and honestly

Requirements of the Candidate:
* 5+ years' experience in a high technology development environment
* Degree class 2:1 or above in Mechanical Engineering from a leading university
* Demonstrable experience of development success throughout the product lifecycle
* Excellent knowledge of fluidics, mechanics, materials and manufacturing processes
* Expert use of 3D CAD for technical drawing and modelling (ideally SolidWorks)
* Exceptional problem-solving skills
* Ability to work effectively with multi-disciplinary teams and interact with customers
* Experience developing products or technologies for the Life Sciences industry is an advantage
* Competence, integrity and communication

[ Cambridge,, Salary to: £45,000 | vacancy reference : 31567 ]

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