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Product Design Engineer

Leicestershire - Loughbrough,
up to £20.00 per Hour
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This is a great opportunity for a Product Design Engineer to join our clients Drug Delivery Systems Division as a member of the Device Development group in Loughborough, UK.

Our clients device development group designs, evolves, analyses and commercialises mechanical and electromechanical inhaler technologies as part of the inhalation drug delivery centre of excellence. The group supports both the novel inhalation drug delivery devices as well as updating and maintaining commercialised products.

We are looking for a motivated, diligent and flexible contractor, capable of working independently or as part of cross functional teams. Supporting all aspects of inhalation hardware development in alignment with overall business objectives.

Required Knowledge, Skill & Qualifications


Proven experience in designing and developing medical devices (such as metered dose inhalers, dry powder inhalers, soft mist inhalers, nebulisers, injectors, diagnostics, patient monitoring) and/or working to ISO13485. Advanced use of industry standard 3D CAD and 2D drawing packages such as PTC Creo, Siemens NX, or SolidWorks

Candidates should be able to demonstrate creative design skills and logically solve technical briefs.

All design work should be based on and accompanied by a solid engineering understanding.

Experience in developing plastic injection moulded components and enclosures for mass manufacture.

An understanding of integrating mechanical systems with electronics and software would be beneficial although not a requirement.

Working knowledge of:


Medical device guidelines

Design Controls.

Design verification guidelines


Valid UK driving license preferred, but not essential

2:1 or higher degree level or equivalent (PhD, MSc, MA, MEng, BA, BEng or BSc) from an IMechE recognised institute in Product Design, Mechanical Engineering, Product Development and Manufacture Engineering.

To apply please forward a copy of your resume and portfolio with a covering email stating your availability and current remuneration.

Reference D&M249563

Role Product Design Engineer

Rate of pay £14 - £20/Hr depending on experience

Duration 12 Months

RHL Recruitment act as a technical recruitment consultancy and specialist employment agency.


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