Development Engineer

Job Title: Development Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire, England
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-03-05
Reference: 76048
Contact Name: Ellie Charlwood
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 17, 2018 16:26

Job Description

Our client, a large pharmaceutical/medical device company based in Hertfordshire, is looking for an experienced Development Engineer to join their expanding team. They are a rapidly growing company who are well-known as a main supplier into the NHS, this role will involve the design and development of an innovative new device and is an exciting opportunity for a Development Engineer looking to showcase and develop their skills.

The main duties of the role will include –
  • Designing and executing product development trials
  • Developing of manufacturing processes
  • Providing technical input for new and existing devices
  • Providing suggestions for product enhancements and product line extensions
  • Assist in validation of products, processes and equipment in accordance with FDA and ISO guidelines
  • Participating in design and process evaluations including the development of materials, test methods and risk analysis (FMEA)
  • Introducing test and inspection methods
  • Participating in continuous improvement initiatives such as Kaizen and Six Sigma
  • Ensuring that all manufacturing processes and equipment complies with relevant specification
Skills and experience required –
  • Proven experience in Development Engineering capacity within a regulated environment (Medical device, IVD, Automotive, Aerospace etc)
  • Proven experience in problem solving
  • Ability and experience of working within a highly regulated environment (ideally pharmaceuticals or medical devices)
Qualifications required –
  • Degree or equivalent in a technical or engineering discipline - essential
  • Experience working with Microsoft Project, Excel and Word – desirable
Desirable experience
  • Experience of validation life cycle
  • CAD / CAM
  • MS Projects, Primervia, P6
  • Project Life Cycle Experience