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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - Contractor

  • Sector: Medical Devices
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  • Job Ref: 18732

We are working exclusively with an advanced start-up who are looking for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer Contractor to join their team at a pivotal moment. The purpose of the role is to provide mechanical design expertise to support the day-to-day research, development and design activities associated with the development of their product. 

The Senior Mechanical Design Engineer will work as part of a team to assist in the development of innovative medical devices in accordance with the requirements of International Standards and regulations.

Duties and Responsibilities

·       Assist in transfer of developed products from R&D to manufacturing

·       Design, develop, analyse, troubleshoot, and provide technical skills during research and product development

·       Provide 3-D CAD (Creo) for product concept development, and prototyping.

·       Sourcing/selecting materials and components and the evaluation of same

·       Support the implementation of design changes to Operations.

·       Work within the Design Team to brainstorm conceptual ideas and produce, refine, and test rapid prototypes.

·       Participate as a Design Team member in the development of current and new products.

·       Document results of design and development activities

·       Work within the Design Team to debug and resolve product design and development issues, researching new ideas and technologies.

·       Maintain technical documentation in accordance with Quality Management System requirements.


·       Third Level Qualification in Engineering (Mechanical Preferably), or related discipline.

·       Minimum of 2 years demonstrated track record in medical device development.

·       Proficiency with CAD software is preferred

·       Demonstrated capability in plastic part design for injection moulding, and in part design for sheet metal manufacturing.

·       Experience with Rapid Prototyping Techniques.

For a more detailed and confidential discussion on this role contact Amy Newell.