Mechanical Process Development Engineer

Competitive salary plus excellent benefits
17 Jul 2013
14 Aug 2013
Job Function
Consultant, Design
Specialist Area
Electromechanical, Mechanical
Contract Type
Full Time

We are recruiting Mechanical Engineering Consultants or Analysts to operate on a wide range of assignments within our Technology Practice in Cambridge. The successful candidate will be able to, or aspire to, provide innovative technical consultancy services, including developing creative technical solutions for new to market products and manufacturing processes, with a particular focus on process development.

The role will provide the perfect opportunity to develop a challenging and rewarding career, which encompasses both technical specialism and customer consulting. You should be dedicated, motivated and demonstrate a passion for your profession.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS Qualifications and Experience:

You will have a proactive and creative approach to your work, showing aptitude and ambition. These skills will be applied to the creation, analysis and development of manufacturing systems and automation technologies:

  • Minimum of a 2:1 honours degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Thorough understanding and proven experience of mechanical engineering fundamentals
  • Familiarity with the design and development of laboratory automation or manufacturing system equipment
  • Strong analytical and problem solving capability
  • Ability to work within an internal team of experts
  • Customer focus, with a professional and confident communication style
  • Experience in the Healthcare and/ or Food and Drink sectors
  • Competency with 3D CAD, mechanism design and component selection.


PA’s Technology Practice is growing rapidly. We offer technology development and technology consulting services across a broad range of sectors. In our Technology Centre in Cambridge, we develop award-winning products, automation and manufacturing processes, and help clients understand and use technology more effectively.

We have been delivering world-class innovations for our clients for over 50 years: from award-winning micrometers to the original brushless servo motor; and from 'next generation' 4G wireless test equipment to a world first in medical injectors.


PA attracts people of a high calibre because we have created an exciting and rewarding environment for talented people, particularly through our compensation and ownership philosophy. We focus on creating a motivated, passionate group of people. To achieve this we provide the opportunities, support and training for you to develop yourself to your fullest capabilities. We have a strong employee focus rewarding our consultants with competitive pay packages, performance related bonus, travel allowance, healthcare and a generous pension scheme.

We recognise that diversity is strength and that the differences between people add value to our organisation. PA Consulting Group is committed to equality and diversity and positively welcomes applications from suitably qualified candidates from all backgrounds, regardless of sex, sexual orientation, disability, ethnicity, religion or age.

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