Job: Mechanical Design Engineer - Medical Device

Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer - Medical Device
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Essex
Salary: £0 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: Competitive Benefits + Relocation Support
Start Date: 2018-04-13
Contact Name: Kirsty McKinnon
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

This new position for a senior mechanical design engineer comes from a global manufacturer of plastic and electro-mechanical products into regulated industries. Currently investing in new product development of next-generation products they seek an experienced engineer to join their R&D team.

This is a full lifecycle design role working from concept to incorporate upstream marketing activities that will lead to user-focused design ideas and taking these ideas through development, prototype and testing into design for repeat manufacture. Working in a regulated market you will need to maintain product definition information and compile technical documentation to support the design process. Excellent problem-solving abilities are key to encourage innovative engineering solutions.

As well as a varied and challenging role they offer a great work environment at their state of the art facility with manufacturing onsite and great facilities including a subsidised canteen and onsite daycare.

Full responsibilities will include:

-          Mechanical design and development of products from concept to repeat production

-          Compile technical documentation to support the design process and comply with industry regulations

-          Use technical and product knowledge along with your problem-solving abilities to resolve technical and project issues

-          Product risk analysis, FMEA and value analysis activities

-          Use of software analysis tools such as FEA or CFD

-          Translate inputs into robust design requirements

If this role is of interest please submit your CV highlighting the following skills/experience:

-          Degree/HND/HNC in Mechanical Engineering

-          Experience in good design practice and design transfer into manufacturing

-          Good knowledge of mechanical engineering principals – material, structures, thermal analysis, fluid analysis etc.

-          Familiar with a range of manufacturing processes such as machining, sheet metal, casting, extruding and plastic injection moulding

-          Experience in full lifecycle design, including an appreciation of design verification & validation

-          Experience in the design of products into highly regulated industries

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