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Mechanical Engineer – Permanent – Bristol – Bristol

Job title: Mechanical Engineer – Permanent – Bristol – Bristol

Company: Medical Engineers

Job description: About the role

Our client is a user centered innovation, design, and product development consultancy, combining creative, technical and user experience skills to deliver products and services for medical, consumer and industrial clients.

They are looking for a Mechanical Engineer to join their experienced team.

Engineering is a vital component of our client’s medical sector offer. Their work is typically very diverse; and this role will be focused on multidisciplinary product development, working on everything from concept generation and engineering analysis through to detailed design and formal verification.

About you

As a Mechanical Engineer, you will take responsibility for the engineering of a wide variety of projects within the engineering team. You’ll use your analytical skills, experiment planning and understanding of manufacturing processes to take a product from the initial briefing with the client through to robust mechanical designs.

Taking the product from design concept through to production requires a range of skills, that may include structural analysis and FEA, prototyping and experimentation and an understanding of design for manufacture and assembly. Your keen eye for detail, excellent organization and time management will be cire to your role as a consultant, where you’ll also be contributing to project planning, proposal writing, specification development and reporting of engineering activities.

The multidisciplinary projects at our client’s company will allow you to work with their team members from their design, electronics, software, and human factors teams, allowing you to learn from a board range of different skills sets and expertise. You will also contribute to developing business through support to sales meetings and proposal preparation. You may be working in industry, a consultancy or a start-up and have a passion for understanding how products work, what are the key drivers in a design and how to refine them to meet the needs of the user.

You will bring your own particular skill to add depth to our team’s engineering and product development offering however, at our clients company, collaboration is vital to how they work and you will need to be a team-player and enjoy a customer facing role, working with their clients to help them meet their goals.

Your skills and experience

While you do not need to fulfil all of these, please ensure you meet the majority before making an application.

1st or Upper 2nd, master’s degree in mechanical engineering or Engineering Design

2+ years’ hands-on engineering experience in product development

Experience of the product development process, from concept through to manufacture and of mechanical systems and products

  • A keen focus on the use of robust engineering principles and analysis techniques
  • Ability to translate designs into working prototypes
  • Commercial awareness from a company and client perspective
  • Exposure to client relationship management and development; ideally consultancy experience
  • Understanding and working within multi-disciplinary teams (i.e., alongside industrial design, electronics, and software, prototyping etc.)
  • Excellent presentation skills including written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work within design control under quality management systems
  • Bright, organized, personable, enthusiastic, pragmatic, team player Other relevant engineering skills

The successful candidate will also have experience in a wide range of engineering processes such as:

  • Mechanism Design
  • Product Design
  • Analysis of static, dynamic, fluid or thermodynamic systems (potentially FEA or CFD)
  • Design for manufacture including materials selection using manufacturing processes such as injection moulding, machining, sheet metal, forming
  • Tolerance analysis, design specification & 2D drawings.
  • Experience using SolidWorks & other CAD packages (e.g., Creo, AutoCAD, Fusion 360)
  • Use of FMEA and Fault Tree Analysis
  • Medical device development experience including Risk Management

This is a full-time role based in our beautiful Bristol City Centre HQ; however, they offer a flexible working policy that enables their team to work from home for a proportion of their working week. The role will involve some national and international travel to client sites.

Expected salary:

Location: Bristol

Job date: Sat, 30 Oct 2021 23:44:20 GMT

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