Design Engineer

Advanced Resource Managers Limited
08 Mar 2018
16 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is a Global player in the Design, Development and Manufacture of complex disposable dressings and electro-mechanical medical devices. They are looking for a Driven and Dynamic Mechanical Design Engineer to support the concept design, feasibility and launch of new and existing products.

The ideal candidate will have experience in a design or engineering discipline, utilising tools such as Solidworks and Adobe Creative Suite. Previous experience creating prototypes as well as planning and testing designs is beneficial.

This is a Fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking for flexibility and autonomy within their role as you will be working in an R&D centre of excellence with a broad range of responsibilities.

Major Responsibilities
- Produce new designs and solutions to design challenges using freehand / digital sketching, 3D CAD systems and graphics based packages.
- Create physical prototypes to allow for the presentation of concepts or functional/feasibility testing where appropriate.
- Specify, select and integrate mechanical and electro-mechanical components. Integrate materials, electronics and other technologies into new designs.
- Create prototypes of graphical user interfaces using graphics packages and front-end software development tools for the presentation and testing of concepts.
- Design and plan development testing throughout the development process, presenting results to team members at all levels.
- Create, amend and submit design history file drawings and technical documentation including test reports at various stages of development in line with new product development processes.
- As a member of a global cross-functional project team contributing to team meetings, liaising with suppliers and effectively communicating ideas, practice and results with other functions outside of the I&SM group.
- Provide engineering input on all and any development and support projects required.
- Contribute to the continuous improvement and development of the technical prowess of the business locally and globally.
- Contribute to the development of new technology resulting in value added IP for the business.
- Participate in technical, critical design reviews as required.
- To ensure that all activities fully comply with quality system and regulatory requirements.

Position Qualifications
- 2+ years experience in producing 3D CAD models and 2D drawings and associated technical documentation within a regulated engineering environment, preferably medical.
- Experienced in Solid Works, MS Office (Word, Excel & Project) and Adobe Creative Suite.
- Experience with front end GUI development tools beneficial.
- Able to demonstrate knowledge of a wide range of design and manufacturing processes and able to progress a new design from initial concept to production.
- Proven track record in product development, with evidence of good communication skills and problem solving ability.
- Knowledge of injection mould design, flexible materials and medical disposables design desirable.

Minimum Degree qualified with at least 2 years' experience.

Personal Characteristics:
Good team player with proven communication and numeracy skills. Mature, pro-active and self-motivated. Able to work on own initiative, incorporate feedback and handle ambiguity with attention to detail and minimal supervision.

This role would suit a Mechanical Design Engineer with a background in Medical devices, Automotive, Aerospace or Consumer Products who can proactively manage their own time and take accountability for their own work loads.

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