R&D Mechanical Engineer / Technician

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  • Location:

    Southampton, Hampshire

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  • Salary:

    £275 - £300 per day

  • Contact:

    Alex Froude

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

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R&D Mechanical Engineer / Technician

An interesting contract role has arisen for a Mechanical Engineer / Technician to work in an R&D facility working on next generation products initially for 3 months with the expectation to extend. This is a hands-on role working on prototype capabilities and machines based in a lab environment.

Your role will be diverse and will include:

* Maintaining the prototype capability lab and the correspond key machines to ensure a good working state
* Accountable to initiate, define and document the work instructions for prototype machines.
* Explore, plan and verify new capabilities including but not limited to 3D printer, SLA, CNC, Injection Molding or others.
* Support the designers and developers to verify the parts made and understand the constraints.
* Define the correspond process to enable the prototype capability service as a state of art 'demand to delivery' example model
* Support the strategic prototype capability plan in the group.
* Assist the design team in other areas relevant to build and testing.

Given the variety of the role, we are open to hear from Mechanical biased Engineers / Technicians of all levels ideally with:

  • Knowledge of mechanical design methods, tools and specification standards
  • Working knowledge of high-volume injection molded component design and how it is made
  • Working knowledge of high-volume product development methodologies and tools (i.e. 6-sigma, Cpk, Ppk, tolerance analysis etc.)
  • Working knowledge of testing, measurements, and validation in Mechancial area
  • Knowledge and understanding of product development processes
  • Hands on experiences for failure analysis and diagnostic on mechanical issues, willing to get hands dirty (intensively)
  • Fluent in mechanical CAD software (ideally SolidWorks)

For more information apply now !

* Please note this role has been deemed inside IR35