Mechanical Development Engineer - Science Tech | £35-50K

Location
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Salary
£35,000 - £50,000 DOE. Pre-IPO share options. Pension. 25 days holiday
Posted
09 Jul 2018
Closes
06 Aug 2018
Ref
11519
Discipline
Mechanical
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Mechanical Development Engineer - Revolutionary Spectrometer | £35-50K
Oxford, OX1
£35,000 - £50,000 DOE. Pre-IPO share options. Pension. 25 days holiday + Option To Take Additional 10 Days Unpaid


We have an elite team of scientists developing a revolutionary spectrometer technology and we're looking for a Mechanical Designer to join the party. Based in South Oxfordshire we offer share options and a great working environment. You will be responsible for various aspects of product development work which may include:

+ Design of mechanical components to realise a provided optical design brief using Solidworks
+ Producing drawings from existing solid models using Solid Works
+ Specification of materials (the product is exposed to a harsh chemical environments with extremes of pH, pressure and temperature)
+ Finite Element analysis using Solidworks to study the effects of temperature, pressure and vibration on the performance of the assemblies
+ Assembling and investigating the performance of your designs, e.g. independently performing pressure tests, thermal cycling experiments and analysing the results
+ Reporting on your findings
+ Managing the procurement of mechanical components

Mandatory Qualifications and Experience Required:

Formal training in mechanical engineering, which may consist of:
+ A Bachelor's degree in an engineering or scientific discipline, preferably mechanical engineering or
+ HNC and Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship 
+ Demonstrable experience in product development using SolidWorks.

Desirable Experience:

It would be great (but not necessary) if you have experience in some of these areas:

+ Design and build of optical systems
+ All the phases of new product development, from initial prototyping to production release.
+ Design-for-manufacture methodologies, such as 6-sigma and lean.
+ Design of FT-IR spectroscopy instruments
+ General tinkering and making/breaking things

Interested? Just Apply Below...

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If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.

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