Mechanical Engineering and Design Placement 2018

Location: Datchet, United Kingdom
Type: Temporary

Industrial Design Consultancy is one of the UK’s most established and innovative product development consultancies offering creative and technical solutions for consumer, medical and industrial markets. Backed by broad experience in each discipline, IDC’s designers, engineers and model makers integrate all aspects of their services to optimize product designs for their clients.

IDC are looking for an enthusiastic and skilled student who can assist in delivering creative and technical output.

Working with the team, the successful candidate will take part in projects across the consumer, medical and industrial sectors and along the whole design process, with responsibilities including but not limited to;

  • Brainstorming
  • Concept sketching
  • 3D modelling
  • Graphic design
  • Prototyping
  • Testing
  • Supplier liaison
  • Manufacturer liaison


This is a paid, fixed-term placement which will be running from around July 2018 and will be a years placement. 



The applicant will need to be a problem solver, able to multi-task, have good communications skills, and have a flexible, creative and proactive approach.



Knowledge/experience of materials and processes, e.g. plastics, metals, mechanisms, electronics and graphic design.

Competency in either Solidworks or Pro/E is desirable.

Cut off for applications will be the end of March 2018.

If you have a separate portfolio please can you integrate it with your CV or alternatively supply us with a hyper-link for an on-line portfolio.

Please Note: All applicants who would like to be considered for the role need to apply through this system, any CV's received through our contacts email will not be reviewed.

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