Medical Device - Mechanical Design Engineer

Medical Device - Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Title: Medical Device - Mechanical Design Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Dunfermline
Salary: £40000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 15564+JN
Contact Name: Julie Nicholls
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 18, 2017 15:44

Job Description

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer to gain exposure within the medical devices industry on a 12 month fixed term contract, covering a period of maternity leave.

My client, based in Dunfermline, are a growing medical device company, operating on a global platform, within the specialist sector of ophthalmic diagnostics devices and require an experienced Mechanical Design engineer to join the team.

You working day will involve the generation of new concepts from design and the subsequent analysis of mechanical possibilities in order to bring the design to fruition. Ongoing development and improvement of the existing product portfolio and working closely with the production team to ensure the design intent is reflected in production output. You will also work in close collaboration with suppliers to fine tune the design of components and the resulting supply chain to minimise impacts on project deadlines.

Your previous experience will need to include the development and analysis of mechanical solutions, utilising 3D CAD modelling and system architectures. You will need to be skilled in assessing the efficacy of mechanical design and with an innovative nature, continuous improvement will be your focus, ensuring that the resulting devices are at the forefront of technology and provide a positive user experience. The successful candidate will need to have excellent communication skills and feel at home sharing ideas and proposals amongst a multi-disciplined team to ensure design progress. Ideally you will have a degree gained within mechanical engineering or opto-mechanical engineering, however proficiencies gained through relevant work experience will also be considered by my client.

A generous package, including competitive salary, company bonus, flexi-time and contributory pension, to name but a few, is on offer alongside a competitive salary. My client believes that their employees are their most valuable asset and as such provide a friendly and supportive company environment in which to grow and develop.

Please get in touch for an informal chat in order to hear more about the role and the opportunity to add medical device mechanical design experience to your CV.

Key Words

Mechanical, Mechanical Design Engineer, Mechanical Engineering, Opto-mechanical Design, Mechanical System Design, System Architecture, Medical Device,  Optical, Ophthalmology, Retinal Imaging,  Diagnostic, 3D CAD modelling, Mechanical Design, Mechanical Design Engineering