Mechanical Engineer

Job type:
Start date:
6 months
Monarch Recruitment Ltd.
Published at:
flag_no United Kingdom
Project ID:

This project has been archived and is not accepting more applications.
Browse open projects on our job board.
Mechanical Engineer, Contract, Southend-On-Sea

Working with the Industrial or Medical Research & Development team within the Research and Development Group designing, developing and introducing new products.

The Role:
Deliver design and development work packages to fulfil specified requirements to planned timescales and cost.
Successful completion of mandatory training.
Compliance with Health & Safety & Environmental procedures.


Undertake technical research, including competitor analysis to support design, development and manufacture of products.
Utilise creative thinking to develop ideas which may lead to Patents or Registered Designs for our client.
Assist with proposals for new technology introduction and product development.
Develop detailed designs from initial concept ideas.
Design for manufacture.
Produce product cost estimates.
Undertake or supervise prototype and initial production builds and source components.
Support the verification, evaluation and validation of product designs.
Transfer product designs successfully into production.
Produce, review and update 3D CAD models, drawings and other company design data set up.
Implement design change control procedure.
Performing tolerance analysis, product risk analysis, FMEAs, design reviews, value analysis and quality incident investigations.
Use software analysis tools as appropriate to produce robust designs, for example FEA or CFD analysis.
Provide assistance in producing plans for timescales, costs and resource estimates and monitoring progress against the plans.
Lead design activities on Mechanical Engineering and design tasks.
Coordinate various project activities within R&D and with other internal departments.
Deliver project deliverables within planned project & product cost constraints and timescales.
Assistance to production, manufacturing engineering, quality, regulatory affairs, technical publications, service, business development and sales.
Contribute to the detection and elimination of all potential product quality or service concerns.


Applied knowledge of:
Extensive experience of Solidworks
Good design practice and Engineering Change Control
Mechanical engineering principles, eg materials, structures, thermal analysis, fluid analysis
Microsoft Office and Product Data Management (PDM) systems
Manufacturing processes and materials, eg machining, sheet metal, injection moulding, casting, extruding.
Industrial - Relevant regulatory standards - ISO9001, ISO61010
Industrial - Relevant regulatory directives and requirements - RoHS, WEEE, EMC, LVD
Medical - Relevant regulatory standards - ISO13485, ISO14971, ISO60601, ISO62366 (preferred)
Medical - Relevant regulatory directives and requirements - US and EU medical directives, RoHS, WEEE, China and Japan medical directives, EMC, LVD (preferred)
Microsoft Project (preferred)

Proven experience of:
Technical research
Application of Mechanical Engineering principles
Mechanical design to meet design requirements and optimise for manufacture
Conducting and reporting on Quality Investigations (preferred)
Structural mechanics, fluid mechanics, electro-mechanical or optical products (preferred)
CFD and/or FEA (preferred)
Industrial - Design and Development of Industrial/Video Devices
Medical - Design and Development of Medical Devices
Working in a highly regulated and audited environment

If you are available and interested please contact me or apply for this vacancy.