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)
- 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