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Principal Mechanical Engineer

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    Research & Development

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    Luke Morgan

  • Published

    2 months ago


Our client, based in Cambridge, has a fantastic opportunity for a Principal Mechanical Engineer who is interested in innovating new medical devices and acting as a role model to develop and mentor members of the team.


  • 28 days holiday plus bank holidays,

  • 8% employer contribution to pension scheme

  • Private medical insurance

  • Group life assurance

  • Active well-being programme

  • Hybrid Working


  • Development of new medical device products, from early-stage product concepts to ready for clinical trial devices.

  • Plan and execute projects, using agreed project protocols, to deliver emerging technology from specification to handover.

  • Direct and mentor work completed by Level I, II and Senior colleagues to support their personal development and ensure that tasks are completed.

  • Generate monthly project reports, quantifying progress, performance, cost and associated internal risk relative to the achievement of project goals.

  • Liaising with (potential) clients regarding product development, gathering market and user requirements and technical specifications for new products, and draft proposals for clients.

  • Oversee technical analysis of mechanical systems, such as tolerance analysis, Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) and Design for Manufacturing and Assembly (DFMA) assessments.

  • Oversee the procurement of prototype parts using appropriate manufacturing techniques, such as rapid prototyping and machining.

  • Oversee laboratory testing, including creation of test protocols, designing and procuring test apparatus, analysis of results and report writing.

  • Development of mathematical models of system or component parts to understand the operation of new medical device products.

For immediate consideration please forward your most up to date CV.

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