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Mechanical Engineer - United Kingdom  

OLYMPUS (company)


Posted on : 22 March 2017

Project Description

  • As part of the company global manufacturing community, company's  Manufacturing Business Center plays a key role in the development and manufacture of new, sophisticated medical and industrial products.
  •  Working with colleagues in Europe, the USA and Japan, our multi-disciplinary team of R&D engineers is fully equipped with the latest computer-aided design and modelling technologies, to enable them to develop medical workstations and fluid management products & accessories, and industrial Remote Visual Inspection devices.
  • Producing world class products in terms of Quality, Cost and Delivery isn't just desirable, it's essential. 
  • Therefore, in today's fast moving, ever changing world, we continue to invest in both our people and the latest equipment and processes to remain at the forefront in manufacturing technology.   

Your Responsibilities:  
  • Mechanical & product design and development from concept through to repeated production                             
  • Producing mechanical engineering models and drawings to relevant standards                            
  • Review, analyse and approve the product design                            
  • Producing product designs for repeated production with a good understanding of manufacturing processes                            
  • Use of creative skills to generate innovate customer-orientated design solutions from concept through to repeated production                            
  • Compile technical documentation to support the design process                            
  • Use technical and product knowledge, along with problem solving abilities, to resolve technical and project issues                            
  • Researching new technologies                            
  • Conducting product risk analysis, FMEA’s and value analysis activities                            
  • Using software analysis tools to produce robust designs (e.g. FEA or CFD)                            
  • Deliver design and development work packages to fulfil specified requirements to planned timescales and cost                            
  • Translating inputs into robust Design Requirements                            
  • Applying mechanical principles and methodology to generate product solutions                             

Your Qualifications:  
  • ONC/HNC in Mechanical Design or equivalent                            
  • Strong knowledge and experience in product risk management processes (ideally knowledge of the risk management standard and regulations ISO 14971 and conducted and led product risk management activities)                            
  • Medical Device background preferred                            
  •  Applied knowledge and experience of good design practice & engineering change control, mechanical engineering principles (eg material, structures, thermal analysis, fluid analysis) and a variety of manufacturing processes (eg machining, sheet metal, injection moulding, casting and extruding) are essential                             
  • Experience of Microsoft Office and Product Data Management (PDM) systems                              

Your Competencies:
The interview will be competence based and the following competencies will be assessed: 
  • Customer focus                             
  • Delivering results                             
  • Problem solving, creativity& decision making                             
  • Project management