Injection Moulding Designer

Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire Salary: £40.00 - £45.00 per hour
Sector: Medical Devices Specialism:
Type: Contract Contact: Matt Henocq

Injection Moulding Designer - New Product Development

Roles and Responsibilities
The individual will be working in my clients R&D group supporting new product development. The products concerned will mainly comprise injection moulded plastic, overmoulded components and assemblies. Specifically, this will involve the following:

  • Apply design engineering principles to the design of existing products through an injection moulding process while resolving quality and/or cost issues.
  • Perform R&D design activities for new product development of moulded designs.
  • Perform and interrogate mouldflow analysis on designs to verify prior to moulding.
  • Prepare design drawings of the newly developed products in accordance with ASME Y14.5 as required.
  • Prepare supporting documentation for the design history file and any other R&D documentation including tolerance stack-ups.
  • Planning of required laboratory studies as defined by the risk management process.
    Provide design support to other function on site as required.
  • Support in laboratory testing, design risk management, FMEA and DHF updates
  • Support in equipment validations

Background and Experience

  • Degree in Design Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Medical Engineering
  • Experience in the resolution of product design and manufacturing issues, particularly working under strict time constraints.
  • Experience designing engineered products from concept for plastic injection moulding processes.
  • Experience creating detailed design and manufacturing models & drawings, using 3D CAD software, preferably UG (UniGraphics).
  • Experience using Autodesk mouldflow software to evaluate and interpret design/moulding integrity.

The following would also be highly advantageous:

  • Experience using of Teamcenter Engineering
  • Experience with quality systems around design control in medical device product development
  • Experience in risk management

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