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Head Of Mechanical Engineering- R&D

Core Talent Recruitment
Berkshire, UK
Closing date
16 Dec 2020

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Head of Mechanical Engineering- R&D

Leading Medical Device Manufacturer

£90,000 to £100,000 + Excellent Benefits

Excellent new opportunity! A Leading Manufacturer of cutting edge Medical device products has an exciting new opportunity for a Head of Mechanical Engineering to join the senior leadership team for their UK operation. The role will focus on the design and development activities for mechanical, hydraulic and battery powered electro-mechanical product ranges.


The role will report directly to the CTO of the business and will be pivotal in the development of their ever evolving product range. Working with internal and external collaborators, you will take the lead mechanical role for all issues regarding the specification, design, development, test, and transfer to manufacturing. You will manage and lead a team/ coordinate external partners to support the completion of the below tasks;

Write and review specifications

Design and review mechanical and electromechanical assemblies

Develop 3D models and bills-of-material

Perform FEA analyses

Supervise and evaluate prototype creation

Develop test methods for verification and validation, perform tests and document results as needed

Design and develop test fixtures

Interface with external test labs to oversee mechanical tests

The Person

To be consider for this role, you will need to fit the following criteria;

5 years+ Experience in an engineering leadership role

Must have strong exposure to Medical Device environments, or similar

hands on industry knowledge with an emphasis on motion-control and compact hydraulic systems and components

Experience of working with 3D modelling software, FEA/CFD modelling techniques and analysis tools in essential.

Experience with ISO 13485, 21 CFR 820, ISO 14971 compliance with emphasis on electromechanical design would be desirable

Educated to degree level in relevant discipline

The Company

The company are a market leader in their field, going through a significant period of investment. From their state of the art facility, they can offer genuine scope for career progression and development, as well as an opportunity to work on the development of cutting edge technology/ products. This is a great opportunity to join a truly forward thinking organisation! If you are interested in this opportunity, then please apply NOW
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