Mechanical Design Engineer

Personnel Futures
Essex, UK
25 May 2019
02 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Experience & Qualifications

ONC/HNC in Mechanical Design or equivalent

Applied knowledge of:

* Mechanical engineering principles, e.g. materials, structures, thermal analysis, fluid analysis

* Microsoft Office and Product Data Management (PDM) systems

* Manufacturing processes and materials, e.g. machining, sheet metal, injection moulding, casting, extruding.

* Industrial - Relevant regulatory standards - ISO9001, ISO61010

* Medical - Relevant regulatory standards - ISO13485, ISO14971, ISO60601, ISO62366 (preferred)

* Medical - Relevant regulatory directives and requirements - US and EU medical directives, RoHS, WEEE, China and Japan medical directives, EMC, LVD (preferred)

* Microsoft Project (preferred)

Proven experience of:

* Conducting and reporting on Quality Investigations (preferred)

* Structural mechanics, fluid mechanics, electro-mechanical or optical products (preferred)

* CFD and/or FEA (preferred)


* Support the development of the manufacturing business

* Mechanical design and development of Products according to company procedures and regulatory standards

* Create and maintain product definition information in accordance with company procedures

* Review, analyse and approve the product design

* Compile technical documentation required by design control procedures to support the design process

To liaise and co-operate fully with management for the better performance of the department and organisation.

* Undertake technical research, including competitor analysis to support design, development and manufacture of products

* Utilise creative thinking to develop ideas which may lead to Patents or Registered Designs

* Assist with proposals for new technology introduction and product development

* Develop detailed designs from initial concept ideas

* Design for manufacture

* Produce product cost estimates

* Undertake or supervise prototype and initial production builds and source components

* Produce, review and update 3D CAD models, drawings and other company design data set up

* Performing tolerance analysis, product risk analysis, FMEAs, design reviews, value analysis and quality incident investigations

* Use software analysis tools as appropriate to produce robust designs, for example FEA or CFD analysis

* Provide assistance in producing plans for timescales, costs and resource estimates and monitoring progress against the plans

* Lead design activities on Mechanical Engineering and design tasks

* Coordinate various project activities within R&D and with other internal departments

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