Associate Mechanical Engineer

13th August 2021 | Dominic Williams

Associate Mechanical Engineer

QuantuMDx Careers

As Associate Mechanical Engineer you will support the development of engineering solutions for our Q-POC™ platform.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

The Associate Mechanical Engineer works within a team of scientists and engineers developing QuantuMDx’s portable molecular diagnostic device and molecular diagnostics assays for a range of diseases.

Performing a combination, but not necessarily all, of the following duties:

  • To interact with, and ensure excellent communication with, the other QuantuMDx R&D groups and external engineering partners.
  • Work within the research & development team based in Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
  • Adhere to all of QuantuMDx’s Quality Assurance (QA) Systems.

Undertake all tasks as may reasonably be requested by the Engineering Team, Senior Management and Board.

Experience, knowledge and requirements

You will have a strong technical understanding of engineering design and an ability to work within a team to accomplish product development goals.


  • Experience with a modern 3D CAD system, preferably SolidWorks.
  • Knowledge of a 2D CAD system, preferably AutoCAD.
  • Experience on creating and reading mechanical drawings for manufacturing.
  • Demonstrable hands-on experience on a mechanical workshop environment such a university setting or any part time work placement.
  • Understanding of design techniques for manufacture, assembly and maintenance.
  • Understanding of appropriate manufacturing processes.
  • Understanding of materials such as plastics, metals and additive technologies.
  • Ability to source suitable components and manufacturers and manage those outsourcing projects.
  • An understanding of electronics is preferable.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a changing environment on complex projects.
  • Outstanding teamwork and an ability to interact with external and internal partners on fast-paced projects.
  • Be eligible to work full time in the UK without restriction.
  • Good sense of humour, a team player and an ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment.

To apply for this role, please complete the form below and attach your CV. Thank you.

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The intent of this job description is to provide a representation and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

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