Biomechanics Test Engineer

Kelly Services
29 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
I am currently working on behalf of a world-leading Pharmaceutical company who are seeking a skilled Biomechanics Test Engineer to join their Orthopaedic Laboratory in Leeds.

The Orthopaedic Test Laboratory strives to deliver a flawless service to its customers, providing guidance on testing, capability and statistical analysis. This role will focus on testing instruments intended for use in orthopaedic surgery through biomechanical means, including fatigue endurance and load to failure testing. The Orthopaedic Test Laboratory works with engineers around the world to perform essential testing.

The successful candidate will hold a Bachelor's Degree or will have equivalent experience in the field. Strong analytical skills and experience in analytical testing would be considered an advantage.

As a successful Biomechanics Test Engineer, you will be given the opportunity to work collaboratively with other test engineers on a variety of projects contributing to departmental initiatives participating in the development, component specification, building and validation of equipment employing electronics (such as instruments including transducer, controllers and triggers applied to test machines)

You will furthermore be given the platform to design and facilitate the manufacturing of one off fixtures to support the lab activities as required utilizing CAD and ensure that quality is maintained to ISO 17025 standard in the laboratory.

Alongside this, you will be entrusted with maintaining the mechanism for planning and recording machine usage including all activities of work tasks, calibration and maintenance.

You will also be involved in conducting new product development and research testing work, liaising and understanding requirements of work requests from Bio-engineers, translation of requests into practical in vitro tests, planning and execution of tests, analysis of data, completion of formal reporting and discussion with customers during and post activity to assess requirements for additional work.

As a successful candidate, your strong interpersonal and communication skills, together with your ability to work both independently and in collaboration with colleagues, will lay the foundations for you to thrive in this role. You will be working for a company which is built upon its exceptional working culture and strong employee values, and will be joining a successful team of skilled and dedicated professionals in a dynamic working environment.

This will be a 12 month contract role initially and will be based in Leeds, Yorkshire.

Also commutable from Bradford, Wakefield, Huddersfield, and York.

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