A Major Medical Devices Engineering Company is seeking to recruit a suitably qualified Engineer for the following post:
SENIOR R & D ENGINEER - STRUCTURAL HEART
At the world leading Research & Development Department, there is a focus on the development of cutting-edge medical devices in the Cardiac and Vascular space. Engineers are directly involved in the development of innovative products for use in medical procedures,
as part of the R&D team. This is an exciting opportunity to get involved in the rapidly growing world of Structural Heart where the Company is a market leader.
The role includes the following responsibilities and skill sets:
Design and develop new medical devices from initial concept phase through design freeze, verification and validation and finally into commercialization phase
Work from basic clinical need through opportunity assessment and device concept to prototype
Effectively represent the Company while interacting with physicians to distil their needs into product requirements and concepts
Participate in technical innovation across the department
Identify and mitigate technological risks throughout the design process
Apply understanding of anatomy & physiology with engineering knowledge in materials and processes to come up with working designs
Interface effectively and build relationships with team members, other staff and key technology and component suppliers, both locally and globally
Contribute to resolution technical challenges with existing designs and support portfolio sustaining activities
Contribute to generation of intellectual property
Delegate/direct work of experienced engineers
Provide coaching/guidance to less experienced team members
KEY SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
Level 8 Degree in Engineering / Science or related discipline with minimum 5 years relevant direct engineering experience within medical device environment.
You are a dynamic team player and can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams
Medical device product development experience required.
Technical experience in DOE, Six Sigma, DFM etc.
You collaborate across organizational boundaries and take appropriate actions when problems occur.
You are a good communicator and fluent in English, both in writing and speaking.
You are experienced interfacing with physicians and reducing feedback to device concepts
REMUNERATION: An excellent Salary/Benefits Package is on offer
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