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  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: Competitive salary and great benefits package
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 8 months ago

  • Sector: Manufacturing, Business Support
  • Contact: Cameron Turnbull
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01403 216216
  • Start Date: 2021-12-10
  • Job Ref: V-47136

I am delighted to work with an exciting and successful Medical Device company that are looking for a Senior R&D engineer. My client offers the work on advanced technology focusing on image processing, machine learning, computer vision and artificial intelligence, whilst being able to gain new skills and grow your career.


  • As part of a collaborative R&D team, develop concepts and prototypes of electro-mechanical, electro optical assemblies of medical devices.

  • Take scientific concepts and apply them to physical devices

  • Develop and document mechanical designs using CAD tools

  • Develop control and testing systems/software/algorithms for prototypes

  • Design for manufacture and assembly

  • Ensure the devices meet required safety and regulatory requirements as appropriate and all documentation requirements

  • Use rapid prototyping/rapid manufacturing for interactive design development

  • Work with clinicians and scientists for clinical trials of products

  • Be able to produce professional engineering drawings, bills of materials and specifications for suppliers and sub-contractors

  • Contribute to mechanical, electrical designs.

  • Write/contribute to documents for the device Technical File where appropriate.

  • Develop calibration tests for manufacture.

  • Implement a best practice culture of development in line with ISO 13485 continuous improvement principles.


  • Graduate Engineer, Physicist, Mechanical, Electrical, Mathematician or equivalent. PhD would be a strong advantage.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Able to use scientific principles and methods to understand, test, and resolve technical problems that may lie beyond the normal scope of day to day engineering and a high degree of mathematical acumen

  • High degree of mechanical aptitude and hands-on ability, attention to detail.

  • Ability to understand technical drawings, technical documentation and data sheets

  • At least five years’ experience within a multidisciplinary Research and Development environment, ideally working on medical devices.

  • Ability to be a technical authority on a system or sub-system and provide guidance to the rest of team.

  • A hands on approach to developing and delivering R&D projects in line with the companies technical and commercial goals

  • Professional use of Microsoft packages – including Word, Excel, PowerPoint

  • Ability to work in isolation and as part of a wider team feeding into a bigger picture