Principal Mechanical Engineer - Mechanical Design, 3D CAD, Manufacturing, Cambridge, to £55k

to £55k
30 Nov 2012
28 Dec 2012
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time

Summary: Are you a talented, creative, mechanical engineer, with a wealth of experience, with the ability to transform ideas into functional designs and looking to work with a true world class leader? Our client is home to some of the most talented engineers and scientists in the medical technology space, who have developed many innovative medical products taking exciting ideas from the concept stage through prototype into manufacture. They want bright and enthusiastic team players to join an expanding multi-disciplinary group. Whatever your industrial experience, they are interested in how this may be applied to the challenges faced during development of complex medical devices and systems. Can you provide a significant contribution to major development projects in a lead engineering role? If the answer is yes, please read on.

Main Purpose Of The Job:

To provide a significant contribution to major fast track medical technology development projects.  The position will require you to apply your mechanical engineering abilities to the development of world-leading medical products for our clients around the globe. You will work within multi-disciplinary teams of highly talented people to develop novel solutions to difficult technical problems.

Minimum Requirements:

To meet the demanding requirements of this role you will be a talented, creative engineer, with the ability to solve complex mechanical system problems and design ingenious mechanisms.  You will have a high level of practical experience with proven technical skills, and have spent significant time in an engineering design environment.

Knowledge of manufacture and assembly processes from one off designs to high volume manufacture is required, with experience in plastic injection moulding being particularly desirable.   Significant experience in 3D CAD, preferably Pro Engineer and Solid Works is also required.

You will have an excellent degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline. 
We are interested to hear how your skills and experience can help to resolve the challenges faced during the development of complex drug delivery, diagnostic and surgical systems. Specific medical device industry experience is not a requirement.
You will be a bright, enthusiastic team player.  Good communication skills are essential as a major part of your role will be interacting with clients and multi-disciplinary project teams made up of scientists, engineers and designers

Please note: even if you don't have exactly the background indicated, do contact us now if this type of job is of interest - we may well have similar opportunities that you would be suited to.   And of course, we always get your permission before submitting your CV to a company.

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