ONFAB: Graduate Design Engineer

9th June 2021 | Cheshire, UK

About Us

We are ONFAB, a world-leading designer, manufacturer and installer of containment systems. Primarily serving the pharmaceutical industry, we have developed unrivalled technology in flexible containment, rigid isolators and glove sleeves.

Due to significant growth, we’re now looking for a Graduate Design Engineer to join our forward-thinking team.

The Benefits

- Salary of £18,000 - £20,000 per annum

- 24 days' holiday plus Bank Holidays

- Pension

- Free parking

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a rapidly-growing company boasting a profitable product range, impressive client base and ambitious plans for the future.

You’ll join an open environment where change and new ideas are embraced, and employees pool their talents together to innovate and improve upon the status quo.

The Role

As a Graduate Design Engineer, you will be tasked with supporting the development of new containment products and prototypes.

Specifically, you will undertake a range of design, research, prototyping, estimation and process improvement activities. You’ll work with the Commercial team to establish new designs for handling potent compounds ensuring the safety of both the product and the operator, down to nanogram levels. You'll generate innovative designs from user requirements and regulatory constraints ensuring the successful delivery of design projects.

Your role will also involve:

- Using customer information and on-site measurements to create containment systems that meet customer needs

- Constructing prototypes and confirming designs

- Ensuring components and assemblies meet quality standards

- Performing physical tests on prototypes

- Providing calculations to support designs and specifications

- Delivering on-site technical support as required

About You

To join us as a Graduate Design Engineer, you will need:

- Minimum HNC qualification in mechanical engineering or a related field

- A good working knowledge of 3D CAD (such as SolidWorks) and 2D CAD (such as AutoCAD) or similar software, gained from your studies, a professional role or similar (such as a placement)

- Excellent IT skills including proficiency with MS Office applications

- A creative approach and an innovative mindset with the ability to come up with new ideas and improvements for existing processes, products or designs

Knowledge of MRP and PDM software would be beneficial to your application.

ONFAB are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

So, if you’re seeking your next challenge as a Graduate Design Engineer, please apply via the form below.

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