Undergraduate Mechanical Engineer

Cranfield, United Kingdom
£20,850 per annum
08 Feb 2023
End of advertisement period
20 Mar 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

School/Department: Cranfield Impact Centre
Based at: Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Hours of work: 37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday. Flexible working will be considered. Due to the nature of work, there will be occasions when work is undertaken during weekends and, inaddition to, and outside of, normal working hours
Contract type: Fixed term contract
Fixed Term Period: For 12 Months
Salary: Full time starting salary is normally in the range of £20,850 per annum]
Apply by: 20/03/2023

Role Description

About the Role

The primary responsibility of this role is to provide engineering support to CIC’s testing activities through design, stress analysis of rigs and fixtures and research into new testing legislation. The role will be based in the testing laboratory, on campus at Cranfield University. The successful applicant will be expected to develop new testing methodologies in motorsport and other related industries. This will involve working closely alongside CIC’s engineers and technicians.

About You

The successful applicant will have completed at least on year of an engineering degree, in a relevant subject. No previous working experience is required, as full training will be provided. It would however be an advantage if you have previous experience working in mechanical workshops, or if you have experience working with hand tools.

About Us

As a specialist postgraduate university, Cranfield’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships are creating leaders in technology and management globally. Learn more about Cranfield and our unique impact here.

Cranfield Impact Centre (CIC) is a testing laboratory with over 30 years’ experience of testing structures across a variety of industries. We have been instrumental in formulating legislation for Formula 1 and Coach industries. Our facilities include a 25m sled track, rigid wall and deceleration capability, static test bed and a range of drop towers. For more information please visit our website.

Our Values and Commitments

Our shared, stated values help to define who we are and underpin everything we do: Ambition; Impact; Respect; and Community. Find out more here.

We aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together and realise their full potential. We are a Disability Confident Employer and proud members of the Stonewall Diversity Champions Programme. We are also committed to actively exploring flexible working options for each role.  Find out more about our key commitments to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Flexible Working here.

As part of our commitment to support and develop Technical staff across the University, we are a founding signatory of the Science Council's Technician Commitment. Find out more here.

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Jim Watson, Cranfield Impact Centre Manager, on (E):

Please do not hesitate to contact us for further details on E: Please quote reference number 4417.