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Senior Mechanical Engineer

  • Location

    England

  • Salary

    Negotiable

  • Sector

    Research & Development

  • Job Ref

    88285

  • Contact

    Luke Morgan

  • Published

    about 2 months ago

Overview

The Senior Mechanical Engineer oversees the concept, design and development of medical and
non-medical components and devices/accessories through initial concept design, engineering
analysis, prototyping, risk assessment and evaluation to realise the planned device portfolio.

Benefits:


- Defined-contribution Pension Scheme
- Free Life Assurance
- Private Medical Insurance
- Free Annual Health Check
- On-site Day Nursery
- Staff Restaurant
- Generous Annual Leave Entitlement

Duties:


- Provides technical guidance to others by peer review and technical support function including
generation of patent applications
- Lead the conception, design and development of medical devices
- Lead the technical development of products and systems
- Merge the design from a development team into a complex multi-component product or system
- Challenge and supervises the results of other team members
- Leads the solution finding process in case of major technical design issues
- Research, design development and prototyping of products in accordance with company
development standards to meet functional, clinical, regulatory and manufacturing requirements
- Technical approval for project and process output to ensure compliance with agreed specifications
and all relevant regulatory standards
- Research and maintain state of the art new product development, materials and manufacturing
technologies including intellectual property and their application to meet or exceed customer,
company and project needs
- Evaluation and documentation of the feasibility, reliability and risk of concepts and/or prototypes
through engineering testing and analysis
- Generate and review design history file documentation in compliance with relevant regulatory
requirements throughout the product life cycle to ensure the design is fully documented
- Deliver manufacturable designs by applying design for manufacture principles and implement
feedback from Manufacturing Engineers, external suppliers and other sources


Qualifications:


- Bachelors or Master's degree in an Engineering discipline or equivalent skill and knowledge gained
through significant practical experience
- Experience in a regulated and highly industrial or scientific engineering design environment
- Project experience
- Experience in medical device development is preferred
- Proven experience of Mechanical product development to meet regulatory and user requirements
and optimise for manufacture, e.g. DFMEA, user risk assessments, usability studies, verification
activities, conducting design reviews, producing and approving DHF documents
- Applied knowledge of Mechanical engineering principles, e.g. materials, structures, thermal analysis,
fluid analysis
- Applied knowledge of Manufacturing processes and materials, e.g. machining, sheet metal, injection
moulding, casting, extruding

Austin Fraser is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Austin Fraser is committed to being an equal opportunities employer, and encourages applications from candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity status.

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide individual feedback to unsuccessful applicants.

Austin Vita is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Austin Vita is committed to being an equal opportunities employer, and encourages applications from candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity status.

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide individual feedback to unsuccessful applicants.