Mechanical Engineer

Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Job Type: Contract
Specialisation: Engineering & Manufacturing
Salary: £120000 - £135000 per annum + Fixed term annualised salary
Reference: 75219-SALMK-CML_1569923435
Contact: Chrissy Mitchell
Email: email Chrissy

This opportunity offers a talented engineer a platform to affect real influence on future cloud infrastructure solutions projects. Work will be performed alongside high calibre talent within a truly innovative agile environment.

Our client offers a unique role rooted in R&D for a talented professional. The mechanical engineer will contribute valuable expertise, influencing growth and change within the organisation.

In order to successfully perform; the role requires a DFM mindset an ability to expertly:

  • Design, source, assemble and test mechanical systems to support research activities

  • Work interactively on changing priorities and providing solutions

  • Expert project work influencer/contributor

  • Innovative solutions maker

  • Expert experienced user of SolidWorks

  • Produce tolerance drawings

  • Previous CNC Machine Control/Precision engineering exposure


Those candidates who understand the concept of tolerance; sources of and mitigations for vibrations and have used systems needing sub micrometre accuracy would be particularly desired.

It is also preferable that engineers are familiar with methods of fabrication specifically CNC Machining, 3D printing sheet metal work.

Those who can take responsibility for the design, development and testing of optical and electro/optical systems and are proficient ANSYS users will be ideally matched for this challenging contract position.