Mechanical Design Engineer

Didcot, Oxfordshire
£33,297 - £39,172 per annum (Discretionary range to £45,048)
22 Mar 2019
21 Apr 2019
Job Type

Mechanical Design Engineer

Diamond Light Source

Didcot, Oxfordshire

£33,297 - £39,172 per annum (Discretionary range to £45,048)

Full-time, permanent

Ref: 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.

 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.

We work in a friendly, collaborative environment with opportunities for training and career development. We also offer flexible working hours.

For further information and to apply, please click ‘apply’ below.

Closing date: 28 April 2019.

We are committed to equality of opportunities for all and our employees come from many countries, cultures and backgrounds.

We offer comprehensive benefits including flexible working arrangements.

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