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Mechanical Engineer

Hyper Recruitment Solutions
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Closing date
17 Mar 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time

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We are currently looking for a Mechanical Engineer to join a leading Biotechnology company based in the Oxfordshire area. As the Mechanical Engineer you will be responsible for the design, manufacture, and maintenance of novel automated insect rearing equipment required to deliver important company objectives.


Your duties as the Mechanical Engineer will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. You will be involved from the earliest stages of the development process, including requirements definition and concept generation, all the way through to deployment of your design.

2. The Mechanical Engineer will be involved from the earliest stages of the development process, including requirements definition and concept generation, all the way through to deployment of design.

3. You will play an active role in developing experimental set-ups by working closely with the insect teams and working alongside our data science team to deliver the automated systems and approaches required for our latest projects

4. As the Mechanical Engineer, you will develop end to end engineering projects, from brief to prototype and final assemblies. It will also be crucial to prepare and present proof of concepts, proposals and templates.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Mechanical Engineer we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. The ideal candidate will be educated to BSc level or demonstrating exceptional technical abilities appropriate for the role.

2. It is crucial to be confident in using CAD (preferably Solidworks) to create working models and materials for the wider team.

3. Experience with automation systems is advantageous, including programming microcontrollers such as Raspberry Pi and Arduino for prototype systems.

Key Words: Mechanical Engineer | Electro-mechanical Engineer | CAD | Solidworks | Microcontrollers | Raspberry Pi | Arduino | Engineering | Insect Rearing | Electromechanical |

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for talent development. We therefore welcome applications for any interested parties who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment professionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.


Hyper Recruitment Solutions is a specialist and highly compliant recruitment consultancy dedicated to the Science and Technology sectors.

Hyper Recruitment Solutions (HRS), founded and run by Ricky Martin and in partnership with Lord Alan Sugar, has a wealth of recruitment expertise as well as compliance and commercial awareness. We offer a range of permanent, temporary and contract staff.

Our vision is to provide recruitment solutions which will assist in the improvement and quality of life for all. To do so, HRS will focus on the support of sectors whose primary focus is in making the world a better place. This could be working for a Pharmaceutical company who is developing new and existing therapeutics or an FMCG business who is making the latest consumer products in a sustainable and efficient way. We want to provide a service to those areas of actual need which will have an impact on us all.

We provide services across a broad range of industries including the following specialist sectors:

• Biotechnology
• Pharmaceutical
• Medical Device
• Clinical Research
• Food / FMCG
• Engineering
• Science

With all jobseekers we are looking to form close relationships where we can offer you the most accurate and useful advice. We intend to not only find and present the most ideal career options to you, but we want to provide advice on the entire recruitment process. We are a business who listens and advises and as shown on our website we have a clear ‘candidate commitment’ to ensure your search is in the most professional and capable hands. Some of the key areas we focus on include:

• Quality Assurance (including Qualified Persons)
• Clinical Research (all phases and therapeutic fields)
• Bioinformatics
• Research & Development
• Consumer Insight and Sensory
• Lean and Continuous Improvement
• Engineering (all disciplines)
• Manufacturing, Scale up and Technology Transfer
• Packaging and Sustainability 
• Medical Affairs
• Sales and Business Development
• Information Systems & Technology
• Executive Appointments

HRS has been awarded membership to the REC (Recruitment and Employment Confederation) and APSCo (Association of Professional Staffing Companies). This is to assure all clients and candidates that our processes and practices comply with all relevant government and recruitment industry regulations.

Lord Sugar, Ricky Martin and everyone at HRS look forward to working with you. Please do not hesitate to visit our website or contact us via
Telephone: 02032 255 120

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Company info
0203 910 2980
Amshold House
Goldings Hill

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