Job DescriptionMechanical Design Engineer
12 Month Contract
£35 per hour
A global client of NES is looking to bring in a mechanical design engineer to provide product development support in the medical device sector. Working as part of a friendly and well-motivated team leading the development of drug delivery devices, the role may include tasks from all stages of device development from user requirement capture and due diligence assessment of supplier products through CAD activities to validation, transfer-to-manufacture and complaints investigations. The role requires a combination of technical and planning skills to predict and mitigate product risks.
• Support the design and development of drug delivery devices
• Produce container drawings and test rig models using 3D CAD
o Modify and develop 3D CAD & drawings
• Produce and approve requirement specifications for suppliers
• Analyse supplier designs to identify areas critical to function, likely failure modes and design sensitivities.
• Design test rigs and challenge parts
• Perform Engineering testing (laboratory-based) to evaluate design proposals and establish functional performance characteristics
• Analyse test results to determine design performance and acceptability
• Risk management assessment and mitigation, including DFMEA and input to UFMEA.
• Assess Design for Manufacture and Design for Assembly with internal and external design teams
• Create documentation to support medical device development and industrialization
• CAD (Pro-Engineer / Creo) and associated document management systems
• Engineering calculations e.g. friction, beam bending
• Experience of design with plastic components
• Experience of early stage usability / user-centred design
• Experience of FEA
• Knowledge of ISO13485
• Knowledge of injection moulding.
• Knowledge of SolidWorks
• Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
• Experience within the medical device industry
If interested please apply early with an up to date CV for a call back, interviews to take place week commencing the 24th August with a start date the first week of September. Thank you.