Mechanical Engineer

Location: Royston (SG8)
Duration: 6 months
Hours: 9am until 5:30pm (Monday to Friday)
Salary: circa £40 per hour
Job Reference: 34260

Polytec are looking for a creative Senior Mechanical Engineer on an initial 6-month contract for our Royston based client.


* Assist in delivering technical solutions to meet agreed product requirements
* Ensure completion of early prototyping work necessary for de-risking technology in early phases
* Develop working prototypes for in-house testing and placement with customers
* Gathering user feedback for iterating design
* Testing developed product
* Ensure design data and know-how is transferred through to the manufacturing and service teams to enable serial production and product support


* A broad understanding of mechanical engineering and its application to high value, medium batch volume manufacturing of scientific technology products
* Experience of cross-discipline product development
* First or 2:1 degree in Mechanical Engineering (or related subject) from a leading university, with a thorough understanding of materials, mathematics, mechanics, structures and fluid mechanics
* At least 8 years' experience in a product development environment
* A good understanding of the product development cycle
* Experience of being the technical lead within multi-disciplinary project teams
* Good understanding of Engineering Change systems and the need to adhere to their requirements
* Extensive experience in using SolidWorks CAD and SolidWorks PDM
* Hands-on experience in the development of complex technical solutions for new products and processes

Please contact us as soon as possible for more details or apply below!

We will respond to successful applicants within a couple of days.

[ Royston, Hertfordshire, Hourly rate: £40.00 | vacancy reference : 34260 ]

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