Senior Design Engineer

Polytec Personnel Ltd
27 Sep 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
We are recruiting for a talented Senior Design Engineer who wants to be able to develop some of the most novel and complex medical devices for a range of clients, whilst propelling a career with enthusiasm and ability. The team brings mechanical engineering capability to product developments; solving complex problems, designing ingenious mechanisms and working in multi-disciplinary teams to see a design from concept to production. The role will be based around the application of your mechanical design engineering abilities, utilisation of 3D modelling skills and use of problem solving skills to the development of products for clients. This prestigious Cambridge based company offers unrivalled benefits What You'll Be Doing: Identification of product requirements and compilation into specifications Creation and definition of technical solutions for product or system developments Working with multidisciplinary teams to create novel and innovative solutions Guiding and leading other engineers to support your technical solutions Generation of concepts and layouts of robust systems, based on engineering principles and realised in CAD Detailed design of components and products in CAD Tolerance analysis of system designs Application of appropriate test approaches to reduce risks in a design Production of detailed drawings and manufacturing specifications Transfer of designs to manufacture through liaison with external suppliers Writing technical reports and producing high quality design documentation Presentation of findings and information to clients What We're Looking For: An excellent degree in mechanical engineering, design engineering or product design engineering Solid understanding of engineering principles A thorough understanding of DfM / DfA techniques Proven experience in the detailed design and development of products CAD software experience, ideally SolidWorks or ProEngineer / Creo Experience of application of risk management (FMEA for example) to designs Creative approach when problem solving Effective and impressive presentation and communication skills Competence in technical documentation Experience of planning, monitoring, controlling and delegation of work What You'll Get In Return: Excellent salary, based on merit and reviewed annually Company profit share scheme in addition to basic salary Pension scheme & Life assurance plan Private medical insurance & Travel insurance Disability insurance plan Free lunch 25 days annual holiday plus public holidays Relocation assistance if you need it Excellent career development and training opportunities Flexible working hours A thriving social scene This job was originally posted as