Mechanical Project Engineer

Technique Recruitment Solutions
01 Feb 2018
21 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
A innovative well established manufacturer is looking for a qualified mechanical engineer to take a leading role in bringing projects from concept/design stage, through regulatory approvals, to commercial products ready for launch to the medical sector. The successful candidate will have the ability to manufacture prototypes and jigs/ fixtures on a range of manual and CNC machinery to tight tolerances. Applicants will be required to be disciplined, self-motivated and be able to work as both an individual and as part of a team. The individual must be confident and comfortable with providing both verbal and written updates to senior management so a working knowledge of Microsoft office programs will be essential.

For the right individual, full on the job training and guidance which will allow the candidate to grow within the team and the company. With full training the following items will form the basis of the job role.

* Working closely with the customer to gather relevant concept information.
* To facilitate in the concept and design of products that meet the customer's needs.
* To provide project leadership that includes management of budget, timeline and resources.
* Generation of project documentation in line with ISO 13485 and other medical device regulatory requirements.
* Generation of regular project update reports
* Attend and sometimes organise regular customer meetings.
* To engage relevant vendors and subcontractors to support the needs of the project.
* To develop product test methods, data analysis and evaluation to determine or prove product performance and reliability.
* To function within all quality systems and regulations, particularly related to medical devices.
* Global and UK travel will be required to satisfy the needs of the project.
* Support in the design, concept and development of product manufacturing equipment.
* To attend relevant training courses


The Mechanical Project Engineer position is a critical role within the medical department team. Once trained this individual will lead projects with external customers to develop new products to meet the customer's requirements. They will be required to implement projects according to project management principles, and maintain compliance to regulatory and quality systems.

This position will require leadership qualities, skills and cross-functional teamwork. He or she will support implementation of projects of varying size and impact across a diverse set of medical devices. This will require knowledge and understanding of project management, problem-solving skills, and communication skills (verbal and written). This individual will be required to interact closely with other medical and non-medical team members as well as cross-functional partners such as Marketing, Supply Chain, Regulatory, and Quality.

A competitive salary and benefits package is available and the potential for career progression exists within a rapidly growing company. Please apply online if you wish to be considered for this position

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