Following a period of growth, a new premises and a strong pipeline of work, HD are looking to expand their team of medical device & product design engineers. We are currently inviting direct contact from experienced first class medical device design & product design engineers looking for an interesting and challenging role within a leading Design Consultancy.

HD is a customer focused team with a clear and ambitious growth plan which the whole team contributes to, and benefits from. By joining HD you will work with a strong, friendly and supportive team with an excellent record of developing our staff. We will work hard to ensure you are soon comfortable with your work and making great progress in your career.

You will benefit from working directly with a variety of highly skilled consultants, suppliers and clients on a range of interesting projects in a commercial and fast paced environment. If you join HD, you will soon receive the recognition and satisfaction of winning, designing and delivering cutting edge designs for a range of high profile international clients.

Job Description:

Working within a formal design development process, you would be responsible for your own projects whilst liaising and collaborating with colleagues to ensure all projects are delivered on time and to budget. Typically working to a client’s brief, your days would include user & technical research, creating hand sketches to generate innovative ideas, you would then use SolidWorks to develop 3D concepts, through detailed design engineering and on into manufacturing data/drawings. We strive for efficient design to deliver successful projects so you will also make use of a wide variety of different tools and processes to solve the inevitable challenges of creating cutting edge designs.

Your typical daily tasks might include:

  • Research & Idea Generation
  • Concept Design & Development
  • Human Factors & User Studies
  • Risk Analysis & Management
  • 2D Sketching
  • 3D CAD modelling
  • DFM (Design for Manufacture)
  • Design Engineering
  • DFMEA’s
  • Tolerance Analysis
  • 2D Drawings
  • Project Management
  • Account management

3D design and component detailing must be first class, with fully drafted plastic parts and all moulding requirements identified. Any steel and fabricated parts must be designed considering available materials and manufacturing processes from the outset. Our client’s products are of the highest quality so our designs need to be thoroughly engineered to perform in the same manner.

Experience Required:

  • Due to the nature of our work we are looking for someone with at least 5 years design experience.
  • Knowledge and experience of the medical & healthcare sector is advantageous but a mechanical design aptitude, particularly of complex/small mechanisms and mouldings, would be ideal. A track record of developing successful products utilising a range of materials and manufacturing processes is a must.
  • A good understanding of project management and it’s accompanying commercial implications would be helpful too.
  • We are looking for someone fully conversant with the suite of SolidWorks software. However, we do realise that the person we are looking for may not be able to cover the whole range of skills required so training will be provided to cover any shortfalls in knowledge.
  • Knowledge and experience of medical device development would be an advantage but full training in the particulars of this discipline will be provided.

Qualifications Required:

  • Qualified to minimum degree level, with the ability to think laterally and focus your energy on the needs of our clients.

Job Type:

  • Full-time, we will consider freelancers if you are looking for work too

Additional Pay:

  • Bonus scheme


  • Bike to work scheme
  • Company pension
  • Flexible schedule
  • On-site parking
  • Profit sharing
  • Sick pay
  • Work from home


  • Monday to Friday


  • Product Design: 5 years (required)
  • Medical Device Development: 2 years (preferred)


  • Bachelor’s (required)


  • Driving (required)

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