Analytical Chemistry, Life Science & Engineering Recruitment

Mechanical Design Engineer


  • East Anglia
  • £35,000 - £45,000
  • Engineering & Software

About this job

Fantastic opportunity to join an innovative scientific instrumentation manufacturer, working on novel projects from design through to manufacture.

Specialising in the manufacture of chromatography instruments and their detectors, the company is looking for an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer to join the development team. You be responsible for the design of mechanical parts and assemblies, utilising 3D CAD skills to match a technical brief and create a product fit for manufacture. You should be comfortable working closely within a small team of mechanical, software, electronics, and application engineers, and have an understanding of the commercial requirements of design.


  • BEng Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience designing scientific instrumentation for manufacture
  • 3D CAD experience (SolidWorks is beneficial)
  • Good knowledge of physical concepts, i.e., thermodynamics & fluid dynamics
  • Understanding of related software and electronics would be beneficial

Apply today to be considered!

Key Words: mass spectrometry, mass spec, gas chromatography, GC-MS, GC-FID, GC-TEA, GCMS, GCFID, HPLC, high performance liquid chromatography, LC-MS, LCMS, GC-MS/MS, LC-MS/MS, thermal energy analysers, scientific equipment, design for manufacture, Cambridge, Ely, Newmarket, Fordham, Bury St. Edmunds, Peterborough, Cambs, VRS7849BH

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