Product Development Engineer- Scotland

Central Scotland
27 Jun 2014
25 Jul 2014
Elizabeth Alexander
Contract Type
Full Time

Product Development Engineer is required for a leading medical device manufacture. The company has over 30 years experience, creating the standards and expectations in the industry.

We're looking for someone who wants to be apart of supplying the medical professionals around the world with award winning designs and devices.

Key responsibilities and duties will include;

- Forming part of a cross functional Product Development team, with responsibility for the translation of design inputs into new product designs that satisfy the requirements of product performance, manufacturability, quality and regulatory compliance

- Participation in the Innovation of new ideas & Evaluation of concepts

- Responsible for component or device design, including fully dimensioned CAD drawings, material selection meeting biocompatibility requirements, bill of materials, supplier liaising, etc.

- Responsible for design related Risk Analysis (Design FMEA)

- Responsible for definition of Design Verification protocols, data analysis and report generation.

- Responsible for ensuring that design activity is fully documented per Design Control requirements.

- Internal liaison and knowledge transfer to manufacturing, QC, clinical services and marketing

- Liaison with customers including surgeons and medical professionals to establish new product requirements

- Responsible for planning and coordinating core team activities to ensure completion of delivery in line with project plan

- Lead discussions at design review, report to design review team regarding project timescales/costs

Skills and experience required:

- Engineering Graduate. BSc (or Equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering, Material Science, or relevant discipline

- Relevant previous experience.

- Proven ability with component design & development.

- Proven ability to work effectively as part of a team.

- Clear and efficient communication skills.

- Planning & organising skills with ability to work to deadlines. (Use of MS Project)

- Effective decision maker

- Effective presentation skills (MS Powerpoint)

- Ability to document work in line with Design control & Quality systems including FMEA

- Generation of Engineering Drawings (3D Solid Edge, Solid Works)

The salary is experience dependant. For more information please contact Elizabeth Alexander on 0207 758 7311