Mechanical Design Engineer - Yorkshire

CK Group
North Yorkshire
12 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Natasha Young is recruiting for a Mechanical Design Engineer to work for a medical device company in Yorkshire. The Mechanical Design Engineer will be working on a contract basis for 12 months initially. The purpose of this position is to ensure that form, fit, function and both ease of use and of manufacture are satisfied during the product design process. The unambiguous and comprehensive conveyance of all information/data, required to manufacture products cost effectively is a fundamental and core responsibility. Further responsibilities include: -3D-CAD modeling and detail in accordance with ISO/ASME and company standards including the use and understanding of, for example, Geometrical Dimensioning and Tolerancing & weld specifications. -Participate in the systematic review of function and value analysis -Orchestrate and participate in Design FMEA's -Ensure that engineering designs are safe, effective and appropriately verified. Scope includes externally generated designs, 3-D models and drawings; ensuring that data conforms to company standards and worldwide Regulatory requirements -Ability to perform the necessary engineering calculations or simulations that verify detail design and minimise physical testing -Possesses an understanding of materials (surgical instrument materials and biomaterials), with the ability to rationalise appropriate selection criteria -Possesses an appreciation of the implications of mechanical design, both during surgery and following the implantation of a medical device The ideal candidate will have the following Qualifications, Skills and Experience: - Prior experience working in a mechanical design function. - Ideally Degree qualified or as a minimum hold a HNC/HND in mechanical engineering or a related subject. - Prior project management or project engineering experience would be beneficial -Participate in qualitative research, often face-to-face with customers and users, to develop the company's understanding of the customer's view of our product and service offerings. Please note that your CV should show exact dates of employment (month and year) and any gaps of a month or more should be explained. CK Engineers is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all who meet our selection criteria. If you do not hear back from us within 5 working days of your application for this role, it means that on this occasion you have not been short listed for the next stage of the recruitment campaign. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference ENG40874 in all correspondence