Medical Device Engineer

Medical Device Engineer

Medical Devices


12 – months

Medical Device Engineer

An exciting new role working for an extremely reputable organisation which has enormous capabilities in the development of drug delivery devices. This immersive role enables involvement in all stages of device development, from user requirement capture and due diligence assessment of vendor activities to the likes of validation, transfer-to-manufacture and complaints investigations.

Are you a Mechanical/Product Development Engineer searching for an opportunity in an organisation committed to creating cutting-edge technology? A role at the forefront of improving patient outcome and experience?

My client is seeking a Mechanical/Product Development Engineer to assimilate into their friendly and motivated team, applying both your technical and planning skills to predict and mitigate risks that you identify with the product.


Support the design and development of drug delivery devices
Produce models and drawings using 3D CAD
Modify and develop 3D CAD & drawings from non-native CAD systems
Produce and approve requirement specifications for external suppliers (UK and abroad)
Analyse supplier designs to identify areas critical to function, likely failure modes and design sensitivities.
Perform tolerance analysis using RSS or Monte Carlo methodology
Design test rigs and challenge parts
Perform Engineering testing (laboratory-based) to evaluate design proposals and establish functional performance characteristics
Analyse test results to determine design performance and acceptability
Risk management assessment and mitigation, including DFMEA and input to UFMEA
Support supplier design reviews and internal design reviews
Balance technical requirements with user preference data
Support Design for Manufacture and Design for Assembly discussions with internal and external design teams
Create documentation to support medical device development and industrializationRequired Experience/qualifications

Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
CAD (preferably Pro-Engineer / Creo) and associated document management systems
Engineering calculations (eg friction, beam bending)
Experience of using risk assessment tools including FMEA
Experience of design with plastic components
Understanding of quality management systemsInterested?

If you have the required qualifications and experience for this role and have a passion to work for a world-leading organisation dedicated to growing its medical devices sector, then this opportunity could be perfect for you. This fast-paced and highly collaborative environment provides for an exciting opportunity, so ensure to apply now to be considered for the role. Further information can be supplied on request. 

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