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.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
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