Contract Mechanical Design Engineer - Electronic Displays

Posted 22 February by Vector Recruitment Ltd

We are looking for a Contract Mechanical Design Engineer for an initial 6 months assignment (with potential to extend). The contract is to work on the mechanical design aspects of some seriously cutting edge electronics, electro-optical displays and imaging devices. As the contract Mechanical Design Engineer you will work with a world leading R&D team developing original technology for next -generation semiconductor based electro-optic displays and similar devices. Their products are used by many 'big-name' manufacturers of consumer technology products so you almost certainly have some of their kit on your desk, in your home or even in your pocket!

Contract Mechanical Design Engineer responsibilities will include;

  • Mechanical Design and development of LED / OLED modules and electronic devices & assemblies
  • Optimisation of layer structures for flexible and bendable displays to meet mechanical specifications, primarily using numerical modelling;
  • Evaluation of experimental results (e.g. failure analyses) to improve models;
  • Summary and reporting of results and designs


  • Good degree in Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Physics or a related subject;
  • Knowledge of state-of-the-art materials and structures for flexible or bendable electronics or displays;
  • Experience in COMSOL Multiphysics® modelling of mechanical properties;
  • Experience interpreting results of mechanical failure analyses;
  • Ideally familiarity with the designs of light-emitting devices or displays, especially OLED;
  • Flexible, delivery-focussed approach with attention to detail

Location: Oxford

Rate: £20ph - £45ph (Ltd Co/Umbrella rate but 1st Time contractors welcome -we can assist with set-up)

Reference: 34535118

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