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Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Job reference: 929540
  • Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing & Facilities, Life Sciences
  • Date posted: 21/01/2020

Orion Group Sciences have an exciting opportunity for an Mechanical Design Engineer for our Multinational Medical Devices client based in the West Yorkshire area on an initial 12-month contract.


Job Purpose

The individual will be working in the R&D group supporting new product development. The products concerned will mainly comprise injection moulded plastic, over moulded components and assemblies.

This role is required as design engineering resource to support improvements to the performance and efficiency of existing products. In addition, the role will support the development of a limited number of new products and will also support improvements to relevant manufacturing processes.

Main Responsibilities of the role

  • Apply design engineering principles to the design of existing products through an injection moulding process while resolving quality and/or cost issues
  • Perform R&D design activities for new product development of moulded designs
  • Perform and interrogate mouldflow analysis on designs to verify prior to moulding
  • Prepare design drawings of the newly developed products in accordance with ASME Y14.5 as required
  • Prepare supporting documentation for the design history file and any other R&D documentation including tolerance stack-ups
  • Planning of required laboratory studies as defined by the risk management process
  • Provide design support to other function on site as required
  • Support in laboratory testing, design risk management, FMEA and DHF updates
  • Support in equipment validations

Desired Experience and Background of the successful candidate

  • Degree in Design Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Medical Engineering
  • Injection moulding experience would be a distinct advantage
  • Experience in the resolution of product design and manufacturing issues, particularly working under strict time constraints
  • Experience designing engineered products from concept for plastic injection moulding processes
  • Experience creating detailed design and manufacturing models & drawings, using 3D CAD software, preferably UG (UniGraphics)
  • Experience using Autodesk mouldflow software to evaluate and interpret design/moulding integrity
  • Experience using of Teamcenter Engineering
  • Experience with quality systems around design control in medical device product development
  • Experience in risk management

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For more information on this role, call George McGlone on +44 (0) 20399944703 or email George.McGlone@orioneng.com for a completely confidential chat about this role and other opportunities using the reference number: 929540


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