Mechanical Design Engineer

Website DiamondLightSou Diamond Light Source

Business Area: Technical/Engineering
Division: Technical
Full Time Salary: £33,297 to £39,172 per annum (Discretionary range to £45,048)
Closing Date: 28/04/2019
Ref No: 10178

We are currently seeking a highly motivated and experienced Mechanical Design Engineer to join our Beamline Systems Engineering Group. The Beamline Systems Engineering Group plays a vital role in the design and development of new and innovative high-tech systems that enable world class applied research to be performed at Diamond.

Main Role and Responsibilities –

  • Design and development of micro/nano precision mechanisms, opto-mechanical assemblies, high stiffness low vibration structures, Ultra-High Vacuum (UHV) systems and assemblies operating at cryogenic temperatures.
  • Preparing and updating manufacturing and assembly drawings according to BS 8888 standards.
  • Preparing technical documents and user manuals.
  • Working closely with internal & external scientific and engineering staff to produce mechanical designs for projects.
  • Procurement of equipment through commercial suppliers.

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Profile of a successful candidate –

  • An Honours degree or equivalent in Mechanical / Mechatronics engineering
  • Sufficient work experience in developing products in a high-tech environment.
  • Knowledge and experience in Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing and proficient in preparing 2D manufacturing drawings.
  • Proficiency in 3D CAD modelling – PTC Creo / ProE preferred
  • Good verbal and written communications skills.
  • Self-motivated and organized with good time management skills.

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