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Mechanical Designer

Mechanical Designer - Oxfordshire

The aim of this role is to provide professional mechanical engineering assistance in carrying out projects related to the technical systems of my clients facility.

Key responsibilities include:

*Assist in the production of specifications, design models, schedules, reports and other documentation for projects on beamlines and accelerators;
*Develop expertise in and carry out Finite Element Analysis to calculate static and dynamic stress, strain and thermal response of various systems;
*Produce mechanical design models and some detail drawings for technical systems such as; Precision Motion mechanisms for optical systems, Vacuum vessels, Fabrications for supporting mechanical systems, Beamline and system layouts;
*Develop and apply knowledge and understanding in technologies such as :Ultra High Vacuum systems, Precision motion systems, Radiation protection and Personnel safety systems;
*Use of Computer Aided Design software packages Pro-E/PDM-Link in 3D and AutoCAD in 2D and ANSYS for FEA;
*Assist in procurement of equipment through commercial suppliers;
*Contribute to hazard analysis and risk assessment exercises;
*Maintain and update engineering models and drawings and other documentation on projects;

Qualification & Experience - Essential

*IMechE accredited First or Upper Second Class BEng (Hons) degree plus appropriate Masters degree or approved Further Learning to Masters level;
*IMechE accredited First or Upper Second Class MEng degree;
*Some relevant post graduate experience;
*Able to read engineering drawings;
*An interest in the challenges of sub-micron positioning and stability.

Qualification & Experience - Desirable

*Registration with IMechE;
*Design of scientific equipment;
*Experience of precision motion systems;
*Experience of Ultra High Vacuum or Cryogenics;
*Experience of planning projects;
*Driving Licence.

Keywords: Mechanical Designer, Scientific, UHV, Mechanical Engineer, Oxfordshire, UK

South East England

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Job Details
  • £25000 - £30000 per annum
  • Oxfordshire,England
  • Permanent
  • J36844_icr
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