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Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical Design Engineer - Medical Devices - Start-up


30K - 45K

The Role:

We are looking for a Mechanical Engineer, ideally with a strong background in vacuum tube design, manufacturing, fabrication and testing who can apply these skills in a real-world, fast-paced commercial setting. In return for your efforts you will have an unrivalled opportunity to revolutionise healthcare options for millions and disrupt the Medical Imaging industry.

Candidate Profile:

The ideal candidate has an honours degree (or equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering and is comfortable working both independently and collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team of Engineers, Physicists and commercial people. You should have an interest in science and healthcare.

Main duties and responsibilities:

- CAD and technical drawings for manufacture using SolidWorks or similar package

- Stress and thermal design verification using simulation tools

- Ultra-high vacuum equipment specification and system design

- Static mechanical design including packaging and prototyping

- Test jig fabrication and assembly

- Liaising with machine shops and vendors to ensure project deliverables are met

- Generating innovative product concepts and solutions

- Maintain safe working environment and follow protocols to ensure compliance with company and regulatory standards

- Take ownership for project work and lead small projects and plan future product development

- Assist the build and progression of prototype units, with a view to develop into production assemblies

Essential Skills and Experience:

- Proven track record of problem solving for mechanical systems

- Experience working in a precision engineering environment

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills

- Confidence to ask questions and a passion to find answers to get the job done

- Proactive, results-driven focus with the ability to identify and troubleshoot potential problems to their successful resolution

- Comfortable working both independently and collaboratively as part of a team in a fast-paced environment

- Ability to work with a high level of autonomy, taking ownership of realising results

- Innovative thinker who can develop and apply out-of-the-box, novel solutions to problems

Desirable Skills and Experience:

- Machining using lathes or milling machines

- Experience with DFM for X-ray or medical equipment

- R&D work in the semiconductor industry or for high vacuum systems

- Experience in the medical instrumentation field

South East England

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