Mechanical Design Engineer

Daresbury, Warrington
£30,782 to £33,459 with the possibility of an RRA up to £3000
06 Nov 2019
24 Nov 2019
Design, Mechanical
Job Type

Mechanical Design Engineer

Daresbury Laboratory


Salary in the range of £30,782 to £33,459 with the possibility of an RRA up to £3000.

Full time

About The Role

We have a great opportunity for an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer to join the Projects and Mechanical Engineering Group in our Technology Department. Based at our Daresbury Laboratory, you will be responsible for delivering scientific systems on international collaborative projects.

You will be contributing to technical specification, planning, procurement, construction and development of bespoke multi-discipline systems. You will also be expected to provide innovative and cost-effective mechanical design solutions to engineering problems.

The role will require some UK and overseas travel.

About You

We are looking for a design engineer with extensive mechanical engineering skills and technology experience. You will hold a HNC/HND or equivalent in mechanical engineering with experience in the specification and procurement of engineering systems.

You will have wide-ranging technical abilities to deliver a variety of interesting and complex mechanical CAD design solutions and manufacturing drawings.

In addition to the above you will also have:

  • Excellent communications skills including the ability to explain technical concepts effectively.
  • Good people management and working within a team experience.
  • Ability to provide creative ideas and cost effective solutions to challenging design problems.

About Us

The Projects and Mechanical Engineering group is part of STFCs Technology Department, which focus’ on delivering projects for the STFCs programme and facilities. The group works on a wide range of diverse and exciting projects at from the local level up to large international collaborations, such as CERN, the UK Space Agency, Advanced Oncotherapy.

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) is one of Europe’s largest science research organisations. We’re trusted to support, enable and undertake pioneering projects in an amazing diversity of fields. Through world-class facilities and people, we’re driving ground-breaking advances in science and technology.

As part of UK Research and Innovation, STFC offers a benefits package designed to provide an excellent work/life balance. This includes 30 days’ annual leave, 10.5 public and privilege days, Christmas shut down, flexible working hours, a workplace nursery, an exceptional defined benefit pension scheme, and social and sporting activities and societies.

How to Apply

Applicants are required to include a cover letter outlining their suitability for this role.

Applications are handled by UK Shared Business Services, to apply please click the apply button. Applicants who are unable to apply online should contact us by telephone on +44 (0)1793 867000.

The closing date for applications is 24th November 2019.

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