Design Manager (Medical Devices)

Recruiter
Airton Solutions
Location
Leeds, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 Oct 2019
Closes
30 Oct 2019
Ref
1250744361
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Overview:
Our client is a well know manufacturer of joint reconstruction products and their associated instruments. Business strategy dictates the need to add depth to its Engineering Team through the appointment of a Design Manager. Applicants should have previous experience gained within the Orthopaedic Industry, along with a demonstrable track record of leading projects as a Manager or Senior Engineer. This role would suit someone looking for their first move into management or an experienced manager that is looking for a new challenge/ increased levels of autonomy.
The role:
The Design Manager will be responsible for a team of four R & D Project Engineers who are tasked with taking design concepts all the way from concept through to finished product. Involved daily in all areas of product development which includes; liaison with surgeons and marketers at the front end, concept design, prototyping, testing, supplier interaction and DHF compilation. Working in conjunction with other departmental leaders, will be responsible for co-ordination of activities with QA, RA and Manufacturing.
The opportunity:
As well as offering a high degree of job satisfaction through the technical and leadership challenges the role presents, this role will offer the successful candidate and opportunity to really make a difference and to positively affect the organisations product portfolio strategically. Further development and promotion opportunities will present themselves following a period of positive performance as the company will over a period of time need to add a further tier to its technical hierarchy to facilitate further growth.
If you have the required background and experience and believe that you can make a true contribution to the organisation, then please send us your CV and we will call you back for exploratory conversation.
Airton Solutions is a recognised brand within the manufacturing and engineering sector. Based from Leeds we operate within the UK and internationally providing both clients and candidates with unrivalled levels of knowledge and customer service. Both Airton Solutions and its clients promote a policy of equal opportunities. Our policy is to treat job applicants and employees in the same way regardless of age, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, race, ethnic origin, religion, colour or disability.
Key Words: Orthopaedic, recon, implant, hip, knee, shoulder, joint replacement, NPD, Design Manager, Senior Engineer, R & D, Medical Devices

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