Product Design Engineer - Medical Devices

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Recruiter
SRG
Location
Cambridge
Salary
£30000 - £80000/annum
Posted
23 Jul 2017
Closes
22 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Product Design Engineer - Medical Devices - Cambridge

SRG are currently recruiting for a Product Design Engineer to join a global Life Science company on a permanent basis at a competitive remuneration package, depending on experience.

You will be responsible for:

+ Technically lead design teams to realise solutions for complex mechanical or electro-mechanical drug delivery systems.
+ Apply knowledge of the regulatory landscape to ensure standards-compliant design.
+ Use commercial experience and awareness with regard to technical issues.
+ Use knowledge of materials, high-volume component manufacturing processes and complex assembly processes to develop cost-effective and robust components and assemblies.
+ Drive design with solid engineering principles, calculations and tolerance analysis. Evaluate technical risks within a development and identify effective mitigations.
+ Identify methods to test designs and analyse the results; present findings and make design recommendations based on these.
+ Liaise with external partners/suppliers in the industrialisation, scale-up and verification of device design.
+ Interface with the Global Device Development Project Team and partner groups to ensure an integrated approach to overall project delivery.
+ Write technical reports and produce high quality design documentation within a regulatory controlled GMP environment.

Qualifications

+ A 1st or Upper 2nd class degree from a respected university in mechanical engineering or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience.
+ Very strong mechanical creativity, insight and attention to detail applied to the creation of reliable mass-produced devices. This will be demonstrated by a track record of setting the direction and following through with high-quality design in advanced mechanical product development projects.
+ Creative and methodical approach to problem solving, with work demonstrating quality, honesty and integrity at all levels.
+ Knowledge of manufacture and assembly processes from one off designs to high volume manufacture is required, with particular experience in plastic injection moulding.
+ Skills and experience to help resolve the challenges faced during the development of complex devices; specific experience in the medical device or pharmaceutical industry with respiratory and/or injectable drug delivery systems is preferred.
+ Understanding of Design Control requirements and working within a GMP controlled regulatory environment; a working knowledge of ISO 13485 & FDA 21 CFR Part 820 Design Control requirements would be an advantage.
+ Familiarity with 3D CAD; Creo (preferred) or Solidworks.
+ Experience of applying connected health technology to drug delivery systems.
+ Highly driven and motivated person who has the ability to lead a flexible, dynamic team whilst taking responsibility for individual tasks. Good communication skills are essential as an important part of this role will be communicating work to team members and colleagues.
+ Ability to progress and perform beyond the requirements of this role could be advantageous
+ International travel is required as part of this role.

For more information, please call Laith Mustafa on (Apply online only) or email

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. SRG is a trading name of Science Recruitment Group Ltd an Employment Business/Agency