Mechanical Design Engineer Contract 28785 - Northern

Medical/Pharmaceutical - Design
Ref: 137 Date Posted: Monday 20 Nov 2017


Have you grown bored of designing the same products over and over again?

Are you a Mechanical Design Engineer who wants to test and push the boundaries of technology?

Do you crave the excitement of the challenges and you want to be at the forefront of developing new technology, creating new tools, products and systems to solve the world’s problems?

Do you want to gain access to more powerful tools and be able to design, develop and manufacture novel and robust design solutions worldwide?

We are searching for a highly motivated and creative Mechanical Design Engineer who relish the opportunity for concept design generation from a blank piece of paper and enjoy following their designs through to a successful global launch. This is an ideal role for someone looking a challenging position with opportunity for future growth.

Join us and we will give you the opportunity to inspire and change the lives of over a million people every year. As part of this world class company we will provide the budget, the environment and our ground breaking engineering team to ensure your creative and innovative designs become a reality.

This is your chance to work for the global leader in the orthopaedics device development.

Principal Accountabilities: 

Responsibilities listed below do not represent the full scope of duties and responsibilities, but aims to be representative of the fundamentals expected of a Contract Mechanical Design Engineer. 
All work will be carried out in accordance with company SOP`s, policies and procedures

• Undertake detailed tolerance analysis in 2D and 3D. 
• Create and manage Engineering Change Orders. 
• Undertake mechanical/numerical analysis. 
• Participate in the systematic review of function and value analysis. 
• Assume responsibility for own design commitments & delivering to agreed timescales in line with project plans. 
• Take ownership of design related engineering changes, working with other project team members to ensure they are completed and implemented in a timely manner. 
• Generate data and reports required for the design section of the development history files (DHF). 
• Participate in Design FMEA’s and the companies Risk Management Process. 
• Interact with all levels of company management, external experts and vendors. 
• Verify own work through company systems. 
• Liaise with and supervise vendors contracted to supply design related information to the company. 
• Work to product and project cost targets 
• Working as part of a Global Project Core Team. 


Works with limited technical supervision. 
Exhibits effective time management and decision making skills. 
Is proactive, demonstrating a high level of initiative. 
Capable of budget estimation and management. 
Has excellent team working skills and flexibility. 

Internal and External relationships: 


- Bioengineering 
- Program/Project Management 
- Manufacturing Operations 
- Quality, Regulatory & Clinical 
- R & D Management 
- Microbiology 
- Info Science and Patent management 
- Applied Research


- Surgeons and Hospital staff 
- Prototypes 
- Suppliers 
- Technology providers 

Qualifications and Experience: 

Possess a mechanical design engineering background. 
Possess a minimum HNC/HND plus 5 years experience or Degree plus 2 years experience. 
Proficient Siemens NX/Unigraphics CAD User would be an advantage. 

Special Aptitudes: 

Highly Computer Literate. 
3D spatial awareness. 


Per R & D Core Competencies model.



Specialists in consultancy

At Medical Engineers we have a range of technical consulting jobs in the medical engineering industry throughout the UK. Requiring a broad range of technical and management skills and most importantly the ability to communicate effectively. Consultancy roles require candidates with unique abilities. Roles vary in length of contract depending on clients’ requirements.

Our degree qualified consultants have specialist knowledge of the UK medical engineering consultancy job market. We have a successful track record in finding the best candidates for our clients who know and trust Medical Engineers to understand their business requirements.

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