Mechanical Engineer - Datum Electronics

Salary: £25,000 - £36,000 depending on experience
Contract Term: Permanent
Contract Type: Full time
Location: East Cowes
Posted on 6 February 2018
Closing Date: Tuesday 6th March

Engineering / IT / Mechanical and Electrical

Datum Electronics are looking to recruit a graduate Mechanical Engineer to join the engineering team. 

The role would focus on the design and development of our range of torque and strain sensing product. This year Datum have produced the world's largest torque transducer weighing 5 tonne and applied for two patents for new sensors and sensor applications.

The ideal candidate will have a degree in mechanical engineers with a good understanding of materials, FEA modelling and strong maths skills. They will also have a creative side that can see simple solutions to potentially complex opportunities. We would look to the candidate to help grow our knowledge base and maintain an ongoing watch on new technology and attend training courses and seminars where appropriate. Our customers set us new challenges every week to measure torsional characteristics within drive systems on ships, turbines, test rigs, heavy machinery and vehicles.

The role would be primarily office based however our customer base is worldwide (we export 80% of our turnover) so travel to all parts of the world may be required.

This is a key long-term role within a fast growing company. Datum Electronics offer highly competitive salary rates, company pension scheme and a good working environment where the input of every employee is valued.


About Datum Electronics Ltd

Datum Electronics Ltd. is a world leader in the manufacture and supply of torque and other strain gauge based products since 1989. Our Torque Sensors have been served to a diverse customer base from Heavy Industry, the Worlds Navy’s, Shipping, Vehicles, Product Testing, Agriculture, Civil Engineering and Universities all over the world. The company is fully accredited and regulated to ISO 9001, which means that our systems, procedures and products conform to the highest industry standards. Additionally, we have the ability to train and support our customers through our networks of re-sellers and distributors worldwide


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Datum Electronics

Datum Electronics

Datum Electronics Limited is a UK based company established in 1989 situated on the south coast of England on the picturesque Isle of Wight. We are a focussed and dedicated professional organisation with many years experience in the design and manufacture of electronic measurement products to meet the ever-increasing requirements within a number of industries. We work together as a team offering engineered solutions to a high standard meeting the needs of our customers. Our principle activity is providing Torque Measurement Solutions, engaging the needs of our customers in a variety of different environments including heavy industry, motor sport, marine, power generation, heavy vehicles, agriculture and industrial tools.

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