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Mechanical Design Engineer

  • GE Healthcare
  • Experienced
  • Posted 10/27/2017 11:43:10 AM
  • 2933136
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Healthcare Life Sciences
Location(s): United Kingdom; Cambridge

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Role Summary:
We are looking for a talented Mechanical Design Engineer to help us develop Asymptote’s range of cryogenic equipment. This role is for a versatile, driven and quality-focused Mechanical Design Engineer who is ready to take on design responsibility from the outset.
Asymptote is building a world-class team in the Cell and Gene Therapy industry & the projects we undertake are highly cross functional (e.g. Thermo-Physics, Electronics, Software, Biological & Mechanical interfaces).

Essential Responsibilities:
• Be experienced in CAD design, preferably SolidWorks.
• Have a good understanding of manufacturing techniques (machining, sheet metal, injection moulding, 3D printing etc...)
• Be confident building and testing your designs, be able to iterate and improve.
• Work closely with the manufacturing team to optimize manufacturing steps.
• Hold solid mathematical skills, be able to work from 1st principles.
• Aid discussions with product managers to fully understand and specify different product requirements.


• Degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar degree or equivalent
• Industry experience as a mechanical or multidisciplinary Engineer
• Proficiency with hand tools
• Proven problem solving ability

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website

Desired Characteristics:
• Some cross-functional experience (e.g. computer programming / electronics etc…)
• Experience of working in a regulated environment, ideally medical devices
• Background in product design or technology consultancy

Locations: United Kingdom; Cambridge

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