Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

£45000 to £60000 per annum
01 Aug 2018
29 Aug 2018
Zack Gordon
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to join the R&D team of a leading Scientific Medical Device company based in the Buckinghamshire area. As the Senior Mechanical Design Engineer you will be responsible for the design of complex electro-mechanical medical device equipment, maintaining design authority from concept through to manufacture. The right candidate will have previous experience designing the mechanical aspects of complex equipment/instrumentation with moving parts and be comfortable working with SolidWorks / CAD.


Your duties as the Senior Mechanical Design Engineer will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Being the go to person for Mechanical Engineering in the R&D team focussed on scientific instrumentation/device design; Use your experience to create and design complex medical equipment which encompass moving mechanical parts and electronic components.

2. Have a strong background in using SolidWorks/CAD or similar to help design models, perform analysis and identify risk ensuring best design and solutions are found for any problems.

3. Manage the mechanical design process from concept through to commercialising/manufacturing including; Design release documentation, transferring design to manufacturing, bills of materials, test specifications and helping in development of assembly processes

4. Working collaboratively across the R&D team, directing other engineers when needed within projects you may be leading, managing stakeholder expectations, work closely with manufacturing as well as any 3rd party suppliers


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Senior Mechanical Design Engineer we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant PHD/Degree in an Engineering or Scientific discipline or demonstrable hands on experience - Preferably Mechanical Engineering

2. Proven industry experience in the Medical Device OR Scientific Instrumentation / Equipment.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience using mechanical engineering principals to design complex equipment/devices/instrumentation with moving parts and low tolerance levels

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Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for our talent development. We welcome applications for any applicant who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment processionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.