Mechanical Design Engineer

Full Time Permanent

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We are looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join a dynamic Engineering company developing an array of products for the medical / healthcare industry. The company is growing strongly giving many opportunities for personal career development in addition to a wide variety of new projects to work on.

The successful candidate for this Mechanical Engineer role will have a good grounding in mechanical engineering principals, use their mechanical design skills to develop assistive technology to appropriate directives and standards such as MDD, EN12182, EN 60601, BS 8474 etc from concept to realisation.

Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical Design Engineer Job responsibilities will include:

Developing New Products:

Take ownership of a new concept and manage through to production.
Create 3D CAD models of the concept
Produce working drawings and liaise with suppliers regarding specifications and best utilisation of machinery.
Implementation of Risk Control Measures and documentation
Create BOMs.
Manage raw material specifications/finishes during product development.
Manage product labelling and packaging design
Manage production of prototypes.
Manage bench testing and test reports.Existing Product management:

Modify existing, or create new, 3D models and 2D drawings in order to implement Engineering Change Notes.
Liaison with suppliers
Review and maintain technical and risk management documentation


BEng / HND or similar qualification in Mechanical Engineering, Production Engineering etc.
An in-depth knowledge of Solidworks 3D CAD (or similar) gained through working on several intricate CAD projects.
A hands-on small tools and bench experience, a good understanding of Design for Manufacture and Assembly ( DFM, DFMA ) including manufacturing processes such as injection moulding, CNC machining, metal and wood work.
Practical workshop experience to work on prototypes etc.
Experience designing mechanical linkages
Experienced with generating BOMs and similar production documentation
Good Analytical skills and attention to detail
Self-motivated, Organised team player but also able to work unsupervised
Good Project Management skillsVacancy Location: West Cambridgeshire (Commutable from Cambridge, St Neots, Letchworth, Hitchin, Bedford, Huntingdon, etc)

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