Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Dunfermline
Salary: £Competitive
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 15552+JM
Contact Name: Julie Nicholls
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 11, 2017 16:17

Job Description

Based in Dunfermline an exciting new Mechanical Design Engineer opportunity has arisen with a market leader of ophthalmology diagnostic devices, on a 12 month fixed term contract basis to cover maternity leave.

The Company

A growing medical device company, operating on a global platform that specialises in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of retinal diseases and disorders. With over 25 years’ experience within this sector to draw upon they are at the forefront of innovation.  Placing high importance on work/life balance the company believe that professional and personal goals are of equal importance and provide an environment where both can be realised. A competitive salary and extensive benefits package are offered complementing a friendly and supportive company environment and valued employee ethos.

The Role

As an integral part of the product design team you will be responsible for the development and ongoing analysis of the existing product portfolio and the concepts for new emerging products. Ensuring continuous improvement of all devices through design efficiency and the incorporation of new technology, to continue to provide cutting edge medical device solutions. Working in close conjunction with product engineering colleagues, you  will be responsible for communicating design intent and operational work-flow alongside writing technical specification documentations and pro-actively offering creative solutions to highlighted issues from design review failure reports.


Educated to degree level in opto-mechanical or mechanical engineering, the successful candidate will also have experience of mechanical design in a commercial setting, ideally within a medical device company, although other industry experience will be considered. Proficient in the use of 3D CAD modelling for mechanical design and familiar with opto-mechanical system design and/or mechanical manufacturing. This role will involve working to tight deadlines and in conjunction with other internal teams of varying disciplines, thus strong organisational skills and excellent communication abilities will be essential. My client pride themselves on their innovative products so being adaptable to new technologies and having a keen interest in technological advancements, within the mechanical engineering sector, would be extremely advantageous.


A competitive salary is offered backed by an extensive benefits package including 34 days annual leave (including bank holidays), company bonus, contributory pension, flexi-time, private health care and insurance schemes.  The company believe their employees are their most valuable asset.

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