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Device Development Engineer

Medical Devices

Cambridgeshire (£) Competitive
permanent Job Ref: 6398


Device Development Engineer

A leading medical device organisation is seeking a Device Development Engineer to join the technical team based in Cambridge. This is an excellent opportunity for a Device Development Engineer to develop novel drug delivery technologies into products and directly influence product design.

This opportunity will offer the progression into project management or line management with occasional oversees travel to customer sites.

Device Development Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Concept generation contributing to company’s IP
  • Design and engineering;
    • Design of plastic components (including injection moulding material selection and design for manufacture)
    • Development of external product form and internal functional mechanisms
    • Math modelling (including complex mechanisms and fluid systems)
    • Tolerance analysis in the context of production (i.e. capability analysis)
    • Finite-element analysis (e.g. structural mould-flow etc.)
  • 3D modelling and 2D drawing creation
  • Conduct risk analysis / DFMEA and plan and manage mitigation activities
  • Generation and implementation of test plans inc. design of jigs and fixtures etc.
  • Develop detailed designs within the context and constraints of larger project objectives

Device Development Engineer Requirements:

  • Prototyping methods (e.g. machining / work shop 3D printing etc)
  • 3D CAD preferably SolidWorks to create complex assemblies mechanisms and surfaces
  • Technical drawing creation in compliance with DIN16742 or similar
  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Root cause analysis

Role: Device Development Engineer
Package: Competitive Salary and Benefits
Hours: Mon-Fri
Sector: Manufacturing / Medical Devices / Pharmaceuticals
Location: Cambridge

Job Ref: 6398