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Mechanical Design Engineer

£30000 - £40000 per annum

The Role - Mechanical Design Engineer

The successful Mechanical Design Engineer will be responsible for the design, development and design management of the companies hardware associated to its laparoscopic visualisation platform currently under development (medical devices). Working closely with management on the design development, planning and execution of the visualisation development programme.

The Client:

My client, a company in its infancy with a vision to be the market leader in the research, engineering, design, development and marketing of advanced visualisation devices which improve the standardisation, safety and surgical outcomes of minimally invasive surgical procedures.

The Right Person

The successful mechanical design engineer will ideally hold a honours degree or equivalent in mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering, design engineering or industrial design etc. You will also have demonstrable experience in industry in the field of medical device design and development (D&D) or research and development (R&D), although this is not essential, a background in mechatronics would also be suitable.

Experience working within ISO13485 and preparing documentation (i.e. Design History File, Risk Management ISO14971, Design and development procedures, Change control)

Creative in approaching technical challenges

Skills & Abilities

Excellent/advanced CAD/CAM skills (SolidWorks preferred)

Experience at design for manufacture (DFM -injection moulding, CNC, etc.) is desired

A basic understanding of electronics would be preferable, i.e. for CAD integration

Stress analysis skills are desirable (i.e. virtual testing -COSMOS works)

Excellent MS Office skills, notably MS Project and MS PowerPoint.

Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to exercise initiative and identify problems and suggest improved working methods

Excellent report writing skills.

Proven analysis and design skills.

Proven communication skills, in particular communicating technical information to non technical audiences.

Ability to prioritise tasks, work independently and work effectively to meet deadlines.

Ability to present technical information succinctly and persuasively in meetings.

Provide positive input into R&D strategy and planning meetings.

Ability to learn new skills quickly

Must be a self-motivated and ambitious individual that also has the skill set to work effectively on a team

A passion and enthusiasm for design engineering and development of surgical technology.

Interested? Here are your two options:

1. "This is the job for me, I meet all the requirements" - Call now and let's talk through your experience. Ask for Jon Webster on 0116 254 5411 between 8.30am - 5.30pm

2. "I think I'm right for this position, but I'm not sure about some of the detail" - Click "apply now" so I can read your CV and come back to you.

Precision are committed to keeping our candidates informed and offer a guaranteed response within 7 days when applying through the application system.

About Precision

This Mechanical Design Engineer vacancy is posted by Precision Recruitment, specialists in Engineering, Technical, Construction and Sales Recruitment. Operating since 2004, we have placed hundreds of engineers in fantastic new roles. Precision cover the whole spectrum of engineering roles from Welders, Fabricators, CNC Machinists, Panel Wireman up to Production Managers.

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