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Design and Development Technician - East Anglia

0 - Research & Development
Ref: 136 Date Posted: Monday 02 Oct 2017
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Design and Development Technician


£Excellent basic salary



Additional Benefits

Free lunches


Our client, a manufacturer of assistive technology to the healthcare sector, is looking to recruit a Development Engineer. They love helping people around the world with their innovative, affordable and safe products. This is a superb opportunity for a motivated Development Engineer to gain a range of experience with a business that offers excellent career progression and professional development.

Overview of the position

The successful candidate will use their skills to develop assistive technology to various Directives and Standards including MDD, EN12182, EN60601, BS8474 etc. This role requires 70% development and 30% design. They will learn the process of developing a Class 1 medical device from concept to ready for sale. The candidate will become part of the Innovation department. The Innovation department is a passionate team designing and developing medical devices.

Key responsibilities

  • Take ownership of a new concept and manage through to production
  • Create 3D CAD models of the concept in partnership with a Senior Design Engineer
  • Produce working drawings and liaise with suppliers regarding specifications and best utilisation of machinery
  • Develop the risk management file in partnership with the SDE and the compliance manager.
  • Implementation of Risk Control Measures.
  • Create BOMs.
  • Manage raw material specifications/finishes during product development
  • Manage product labelling and packaging design
  • Manage production of prototypes
  • Manage bench testing complete test reports

Existing Product management

  • Create drawings to communicate with suppliers and to facilitate the work of QC.
  • Modify existing, or create new, 3D model sand 2D drawings in order to implement Engineering Change Notes.
  • Revise and update existing 3D models and 2D drawings reflecting design changes.
  • Review and maintain technical file and risk management. 

Qualifications and Experience

  • Mechanical Engineering Degree, Bio Engineering Degree, Product Design Engineering Degree or demonstrated equivalent.
  • 5 years’ post grad experience.
  • Experience in manufacturing processes.
  • Experience in production of technical drawings.
  • Strong planning and organisation skills
  • Great attention to detail
  • 3D and 2D CAD skills.
  • Solidworks skills.






Specialists in consultancy

At Medical Engineers we have a range of technical consulting jobs in the medical engineering industry throughout the UK. Requiring a broad range of technical and management skills and most importantly the ability to communicate effectively. Consultancy roles require candidates with unique abilities. Roles vary in length of contract depending on clients’ requirements.

Our degree qualified consultants have specialist knowledge of the UK medical engineering consultancy job market. We have a successful track record in finding the best candidates for our clients who know and trust Medical Engineers to understand their business requirements.

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