Mechanical CAD Engineer

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    Defence, Design Engineering, Design Consultancy

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    James Walker

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  • Published:

    over 3 years ago

  • Duration:

    24 Months

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Mechanical CAD Engineer - £38-£40/hr - Didcot - 24month Contract
Key Words/Skills: Mechanical Engineer, Solidedge, Vacuum, Gas, Optical, Laser Facility, Motion Control
Contract Inside scope of IR35

The Role:
Our client UK Research & Innovation Centre are looking to recruit a Mechanical CAD Engineer to work on a contract basis initially for a 24month period based at Didcot.
The role involves / your duties may include:
Candidates would have a broad understanding of engineering and would have specific in-depth knowledge in one or more of the following areas:
Vacuum technology
Gas and pressure systems
Motion control systems
Optical systems
Machining and materials
Simulation and Mechanical Calculations (fluids, stress, heat transfer) Duties include:
Determine and produce specifications by working with scientific teams.
Develop complex mechanical engineering components or systems from concept through design, procurement, commissioning and testing and final reporting.
Carry out appropriate engineering calculations and simulations to ensure the development brief is met.
Prepare work instructions for staff carrying out development and test programmes.
Prepare and present reports on designs and test programmes for peer and stakeholder review.
Manage tendering, procurement and delivery of approved designs, equipment and services.
Ensure all development activities are carried out safely and to required codes of practice.
Manage and coordinate multi-disciplinary staff carrying out programmes of development and testing.
Checking and approving engineering drawings.

The Candidate:
You will be an experienced Mechanical CAD Engineer
Ideally qualified to HNC / HND
You will have at least 5+ years experience

To discuss this Mechanical CAD Engineer vacancy please contact:  James Walker Direct Dial: 0161 474 6856

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

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