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Senior Mechanical Engineer

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    Research & Development

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    Luke Morgan

  • Published

    12 months ago

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Our client, based in Cambridge, has a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Mechanical Engineer who is interested in innovating new medical devices from concept through design, V&V, to ready for clinical trial products.


  • 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.

  • Lead, Plan and execute project work-streams or small projects, using agreed project protocols, to deliver emerging technology from specification.

  • Management of the technical activities on a product development programme, including directing the technical design work and liaising with the Project Manager.

  • Line Management of Apprentice, Graduate and Level I colleagues to support their personal development.

  • Utilise project knowledge and proficient engineering knowledge to draft (client) technical reports and design documentation for review.

  • Provide appropriate proficient mechanical engineering, product design and process knowledge to support activities and business decision making within a speciality area.

  • Procure prototype parts using appropriate manufacturing techniques, such as rapid prototyping and machining.

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

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

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

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

If you would like to find out more about similar med tech jobs, please get in touch with our tech recruiters at Austin Vita.

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