Senior Design Engineer - Injection Moulding Expert - Contract - Leeds, Yorkshire - UK

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Injection Moulding - Senior Design Engineer



Our Client, an Orthopedic Test Laboratory, has a history of innovation, of working with some of the greatest minds in the industry and of making a difference in the lives of tens of millions of patients around the world. They offer one of the world’s most comprehensive portfolios of orthopaedic products and services in the areas of joint reconstruction, trauma, spine, sports medicine, cranio-maxillofacial, power tools and biomaterials.


Currently, they are looking for an Senior Design Engineer to start immediately, who will be working in their Leeds R&D group, supporting new product development. The products concerned will mainly comprise injection moulded plastic, overmoulded components and assemblies. Specifically, this will involve the following:




  • Apply design engineering principles to the design of existing products through an injection moulding process while resolving quality and/or cost issues.
  • Perform R&D design activities for new product development of moulded designs.
  • Perform and interrogate mouldflow analysis on designs to verify prior to moulding. 
  • Prepare design drawings of the newly developed products in accordance with ASME Y14.5 as required.
  • Prepare supporting documentation for the design history file and any other R&D documentation including tolerance stack-ups.
  • Planning of required laboratory studies as defined by the risk management process.
  • Provide design support to other function on site as required.
  • Support in laboratory testing, design risk management, FMEA and DHF updates
  • Support in equipment validations





The following are ‘MUST HAVE’ requirements:

  • Degree in Design Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Product/Industrial Design
  • Experience in the resolution of product design and manufacturing issues, particularly working under strict time constraints.
  • Experience designing engineered products from concept for plastic injection moulding processes.
  • Experience creating detailed design and manufacturing models & drawings, using 3D CAD software, preferably UG (UniGraphics).
  • Experience using Autodesk mouldflow software to evaluate and interpret design/moulding integrity.


The following would also be highly advantageous:

  • Experience using of Teamcenter Engineering
  • Experience with quality systems around design control in medical device product development
  • Experience in risk management

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