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  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: A competitive salary and benefits package
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 18 days ago

  • Sector: Manufacturing
  • Contact: Cameron Turnbull
  • Contact Email: cameron.turnbull@nextphaserecruitment.com
  • Contact Phone: 01403 216216
  • Start Date: 2022-06-14
  • Job Ref: V-47374-1
I am working with a highly successful and innovative technology solution company that is advancing the medical and ophthalmic industry globally.

They are looking for someone who is excited about joining a rapidly growing team, and who has a passion for being involved in pioneering medical advances.

This person will have a history of being able to manage projects and time along with working in a multidisciplinary team, providing technical expertise, and ultimately delivering to deadlines in a commercial environment.

The Role
 
 
As Engineering manager, you will: 
 
  • Manage a team of Product Development Engineers - allocating projects, timelines, instigate reporting and feedback procedures.
  • Be responsible for maintaining the discipline of the team and ensuring their output is maintained and verified at a high-level.
  • Report to the VP of R&D to represent the Engineering team in management meetings to ensure company delivers new product development in accordance commercial requirements.
  • Manage the Documentation of Engineering developments.
  • Contribute to mechanical designs.
  • Manage the transfer to manufacture of the company’s products and any in-house manufacturing work.
  • Manage the planning and implementation of projects.
  • Write/contribute to documents for the device Technical File where appropriate.
  • Support, from a technical perspective, the company’s products during the life cycle of the devices.
  • Implement a best practice culture of development in line with ISO 13485 continuous improvement principles.
 
 
The Skills and Experience 
 
  • Graduate Engineer or equivalent.
  • At least four years’ experience within a multidisciplinary Engineering environment, ideally working on medical devices.
  • Ability to deliver projects, through management of the team, in accordance with commercial timelines and objectives.
  • Ability to be a technical authority on a system or sub-system and provide guidance to the rest of team.
  • Expert use of CAD programs, preferably SolidWorks.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Professional use of Microsoft packages – including Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Preferable but not essential
    • Experience of ISO 13485:2016
    • Knowledge of compliance testing requirements
    • Experience of Medical Device design and manufacture