Mechanical Assembly Engineer

Mechanical Assembly Engineer

Job Title: Mechanical Assembly Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Borehamwood
Salary: £20k - £26k + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 15711 AD
Contact Name: Alex Dobson
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 20, 2018 09:36

Job Description

A varied and challenging new position has arisen in Borehamwood, Herts, for an Mechanical Assembly Engineer. This is a brand new opportunity with a growing organisation who offer a range of bench and pilot scale automated reactor and calorimetry services to different businesses in the chemical, pharmaceutical and petrochemical sectors. If you are looking for variety, accountability and strong opportunities for career progression, then this could be the ideal opportunity for you.

The Company

An established, well-respected organisation, involved in the custom supply of services to major global chemical and petrochemical corporations, to develop new chemicals, plastics and medicines. Based in Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, the company do not carry out process research themselves, but rather provide their clients with bench and pilot scale automated reactor and calorimeters, for such work. Their systems typically consist of a stirred reactor with all the necessary probes and liquid/gas dosing capability to enable a wide range of processes to be investigated. Their equipment consists of electronics for measuring things such as temperature, pressure and pH plus stirred glass and metal chambers that are heated/cooled for performing the experiments.

Operating internationally, they are a company that specializes in the research and development of chemical reactors and systems. They provide both automated and manual tools for process R&D to clients in the pharmaceutical, fine chemical and petrochemical industries, as well as in academia. Originally established in 1987, the company has grown to include a complete team of chemists and chemical engineers, working from a fully equipped testing facility, backed with powerful and chemist-friendly software.

The Role

The company are currently looking for a hands-on Mechanical Assembly engineer with a background in Electrical Assembly. This is to work in the organisations projects department where you will be involved in assembly and complete testing of experimental systems before they are shipped out to our clients worldwide.

It would be advantageous if you had a familiarity with mechanical fittings and pressure fittings, and use of machine tools and/or electronics will be an advantage, especially in laboratory and prototype work.


In addition to a generous salary (£20k to £26 depending on experience), the company offers an annual bonus, 22 days’ holiday (plus bank holidays) and an excellent pension (after 1 year’s service).