Mechanical Engineer

Prospero Engineering
From £20,000 to £45,000 per annum
27 Sep 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Prospero have a fantastic new opportunity with a rapidly growing and highly successful technology company based in Warwickshire. As a mechanical engineer, you will be responsible for ·T he creation and evolution of the mechanical design of the company’s products · Compliance with applicable regulations and standards · driving the resolution of technical issues through the company’s problem resolution system (Atlassian Jira) Key Performance Indicators: · Problem solving, development of solutions · Documentation; specifications, drawings, test records, design control · Adherence to Quality Management System processes · Delivery of workload within agreed timescales · Contribution to planning, tracking & reporting Key Tasks: Take a strong lead in managing the company’s problem resolution system (Atlassian Jira). Triage problems and contribute to effective solutions as part of the overall team Analyse performance of components, subsystems and systems to determine root cause of failures Formulate solutions to identified problems in conjunction with team members where necessary Analyse opportunities for design improvement including but not limited to thermal, acoustic, EMC, electrical safety, functional safety, reliability, weight, cost, assembly & serviceability · Develop appropriate design solutions through CAD, prototyping & experimental testing · Define component, subsystems and system level tests to verify design acceptance prior to formal verification · Produce production quality designs that satisfy all technical, quality and commercial requirements · Create/contribute to design and test documentation compliant with the Quality Management System, suitable for use in regulatory technical files · Problem management – identify technical issues, log in Quanta issue management system · Solve/contribute to solving identified issues as prioritized and within required timeframes · Identify opportunities for engineering process change to drive efficiency Person Specification: · Mechanical Engineering Degree: BSc (Hons) or BEng (Hons) (or professional experience achieving similar competence in the discipline may be acceptable) · Knowledge of electrical systems, electrical components and software control · Hands-on system-level engineering experience, delivering mechanical designs for complex devices · Experience in volume-manufactured solutions, preferably in the healthcare industry (experience in other regulated industries may be acceptable) · Experience of working in to the requirements of a Quality Management System (ISO 9001 and/or ISO 13485), covering mechanical design, verification, production and field support · Sound understanding of risk management principles applied to the development of safety-critical systems Skills/Competencies: · Mechanical Engineering (Highly competent, capable of growing the role) · System Engineering (Adequate understanding of electronic engineering disciplines applicable to the company’s products) · IT Skills Microsoft Office 2010 (highly proficient) Please note that we would also exceptional Graduates where hands on commercial knowledge is lacking. All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. This job was originally posted as