Device Design Engineer

  • Salary: Competitive
  • REF Number: 00051718
  • Consultant: Phoebe Walker
  • Contact: 01246 457737
  • Date Published: 22.09.2021
  • Sector: Medical Devices
  • Location: Stevenage, Home Counties
  • Discipline: Electronics, Design

CK Group are recruiting for a Device Design Engineer to join a global biotechnology company at their site based in Hertfordshire on a permanent basis.

The Company: Our client is a biotechnology company who develop exciting and innovative productsthat have the potential to hugely improve the manufacture of biological therapies.

Location: This Device Design Engineer role is located in Hertfordshire and the site is easily commutable from Central London via train and by car from surroundingareas.

Device Design Engineer Role: The successful candidate will be responsible for problem solving, designing, building and making devices that allow the R&D team to carry out their functions more effectively. The post holder will have accessto CAD design software, hand and power tools and a budget to procure new equipment that will benefit their efforts; as well as utilising prototyping methods including 3D printing, CNC machining and low-volume plastic injection moulding to aid the design and manufacturing process.

Your main duties will be:

  • To design and development of membrane chromatography housings and ancillary equipment.
  • Running hardware development projects involving developing new or refining/existing product features and assembly processes.
  • Writing design specifications, creating drawings, evaluating designs, prototyping assemblies, prototype testing and writing technical reports.
  • Liaising with suppliers to manage the build of prototypes and pre-production units and subsequently support moving the design outcome into internal and subcontractor production.
  • Designing and conducting key laboratory testing work for critical support activities to drive greater application knowledge around the materials in areas such as injection molding, device fabrication, and flow properties.
  • Supporting product validation, verification, testing and trouble-shooting activities with manufacturing personnel.

Your Background:

  • Minimum 2:1 Master’s / Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical / Design Engineering or similar technical background.
  • 2+ years’ experience in engineering design, preferably within a cGMP environment.
  • A practical and hands-on approach to problem solving
  • Experience using a 3DCAD package (preferably SolidWorks) to design parts and assemblies
  • A solid understanding of DFMA
  • Experience in CFD/electronics/robotics/programming/ is advantageous

Apply: Entitlement to work in the UK is essential. For more information orto apply for this Device Design Engineer position, please contact Phoebe Walker on 01246 457730 or email pwalker@ckgroup.co.uk. Please quote reference 51718.

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