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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Senior Mechanical Engineer

North East

Competitive market salary depending on experience

I am looking for a skilled and experienced Senior Mechanical design engineer to join my clients team to develop engineering solutions. You will need to have the ability to work in a fast paced cross functional environment. You will be involved in design, build and testing of prototypes. As a senior engineer you must also be able to support, develop and mentor junior engineers.

Key responsibilities

  • Competent to take a lead technical role in Mechanical design.
  • Adhere to all QA systems.
  • Working with a team including scientists and engineers.

Key skills

  • Strong technical understanding and experience in engineering design for life sciences and microfluidics.
  • Strong CAD skills, preferably Solidworks
  • Experience with calculation software - MathCad
  • Experience with 2D software - preferably AutoCad
  • Understanding of the dimensioning, tolerancing and surface characteristics necessary for microfluidics.
  • Knowledge of techniques for design for manufacture, assembly and maintenance
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience working in product engineering with experience of life science instrumentation. (10 years experience from an alternative industry)
  • Degree in Mechanical engineering or similar
  • Achieved or working towards chartered engineering status
  • Understanding of materials for microfluidics
  • Eligible to work in the UK without restriction.

Desirable skills include; Experience working to ISO standards (9001, 13485), experience with microfluidics and flow and thermal simulation.

If you feel you have the skills outlined above then please contact me at

North East England, North West England, Yorkshire and the Humber

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