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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Posted on Aug 8, 2019 by CV-Library

Cheshire, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£35k - £54k Annual
Senior Mechanical Engineer

£35,00 to £54,000


An industry leading multinational engineering organisation for the pharmaceutical industry, have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Mechanical Engineer to offer their expertise in the development and design of needle - based injection devices. They will have the opportunity to specialise in a broad range of both generic and speciality medicines covering a wide range of device technologies such as Pre-Filled Syringes (PFS), pen injectors and autoinjectors, for the treatment of a wide range of diseases, including anaphylaxis, migraine and diabetes.

If you're looking for the chance to further your career, a clear progression route exists for passionate candidates who possess thorough experience in medical device engineering and are willing to develop brand new pharmaceutical engineering devices.


A fantastic salary of £35,00 to £54,000, dependant on experience. Accompanied by a substantial benefit package.

Annual Leave

Life Assurance

Critical Illness Insurance

Private Medical Insurance

Income Protection

Company Pension


Supporting the engineering design and development of drug delivery devices at various stages of development, from research, through verification and validation, and into life-cycle management.

Ensure that products for which you are responsible are:

Engineered to be reliable and robust, through the application of appropriate design, analysis and testing.

Verified by the provision of suitable objective evidence.

Documented in compliance with SDT's Quality Management System.

Lead or support Safety Risk Management activities

Including Hazards identification, analysing and evaluating risk, conducting design and process FMEA.

Lead or support technical design reviews to assess robustness and safety and documentation quality compliance.

Lead or support investigations to identify root causes of device issues, e.g. Fault Tree Analysis, Design of Experiments.

Contribute to the continuous improvement of departmental processes, including supporting development of Standard Operating Procedures, guidelines and templates, introduction of new software tools etc.


Vast experience in the design, manufacture and life-cycle management of medical device or combination products, starting from concept to commercialisation (preferred, or, as a minimum, expertise from another relevant industry).

Operates with a high degree of independence on engineering tasks, with only limited support or guidance required. Uses initiative to identify further tasks or activities required. Knows when to seek support.

Training in Design Controls, medical device risk management and European Medical Device Directive/Regulations (preferred).

Familiar with statistical methods, such as the determination of design input requirements, verification and validation testing.

Excellent 3D spatial awareness and visualisation of concepts, mechanisms and assemblies

Knowledge of SolidWorks 3D CAD (preferred).

Analytical engineering assessment of mechanisms and systems, building understanding from a "first principles" basis.

Highly adaptable, able to cope with risk and uncertainty whilst performing high quality deliverance

Good verbal and written communication including high quality engineering documentation.

This role is based in Runcorn.

To find out more or be considered for this position then please contact Ben Chamberlin at Vantage Consulting, on or call on (phone number removed)

Reference: 210568445

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