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  • Location: Bristol, Bristol, England
  • Salary: Competitive salary and great benefits package
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 4 days ago

  • Sector: MedTech
  • Contact: Cameron Turnbull
  • Contact Email: cameron.turnbull@nextphaserecruitment.com
  • Contact Phone: 01403 216216
  • Start Date: 2021-09-13
  • Job Ref: V-47011
I have just received an exciting new opportunity to join a top medical design and engineering consultancy. They are very well established, working with some of the biggest international clients, and are currently looking for a Senior Mechanical Engineer that will work on a range of complex Medical Devices. This role will be carried out alongside their vastly experienced team.

Responsibilities

Looking for a competent Lead Mechanical Engineer that will be able to provide their expertise in the development of new products and technologies. This role will require you to oversee engineering activities as well as, requiring the applicant to get involved in every discipline of the product development process, from concept generation to its final delivery.

Collaboration is vital to how they work, as is the specific skill that each individual brings to their team. You will be a team-player, passionate about mechanics, life science and technologies. You’ll enjoy problem-solving and working in a fast-paced, varied consultancy environment. You’d also have to feel confident when discussing project objectives and challenges with all stakeholders, including clients. Ideally you will have 6 or more years’ experience in a hands-on engineering product development role.

Relevant knowledge, Skills and Competencies

While you do not need to fulfil all of these, please ensure you meet the majority before making an application.
  • 1st or Upper 2nd, Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 8+ years’ hands-on engineering experience in product development
  • Design from concept through to manufacture of mechanical systems and products
  • A keen focus on the use of engineering principles and analysis techniques
  • Project management including mentoring and directing other team members
  • Strong commercial understanding from a company and client perspective
  • Client relationship management and development; ideally consultancy experience
  • Understanding and working within multi-disciplinary teams (i.e. alongside industrial design, electronics and software, prototyping etc)
 A Successful candidate will also likely have experience in the following engineering process:
  • Analysis of static, dynamic, fluid or thermodynamic systems
  • Design for manufacture including materials selection using manufacturing processes such as injection moulding, machining, sheet metal, forming
  • Tolerance analysis, design specification & 2D drawings.
  • Experience using SolidWorks and other CAD packages
  • Experience in risk management process to ISO14971 and use of FMEA and Fault Tree