Project Engineer - Medical Devices - Leeds - 12mths - Outside IR35 - UK

42.00 - Research & Development
Ref: 355 Date Posted: Thursday 13 Feb 2020
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We are recruiting for a Engineer with experience of the Medical Devices industry for a 12-month contract based in Leeds. 

Our Client is a world-class innovation and design leader building market-leading solutions that result in better clinical outcomes for patients. To support the design, test and regulatory teams, they are looking for a number of engineers on contract to support their multidisciplinary projects.

Based out of Leeds, with an excellent hourly rate, please get in touch to discuss the role further.


Job Description-


Provide an appropriate level of innovative skill and knowledge in specific technical areas, which have been defined as major business opportunities or interests, and to assist in the creation products within these areas, which successfully meet customer and company needs. Contribute on the EU Medical Device Regulation transition program across the Joint Reconstruction business.


Principal Accountabilities:


  • Overall responsibility to his/her Manager for the attainment of technical goals agreed in relation to project objectives with the appropriate level of guidance and within agreed deadlines.
  • May be given responsibility for specifying product designs and influencing the choice of raw materials, processes and equipment necessary to develop and manufacture products.
  • May be given responsibility as project lead for aspects of the overall program or maintenance of existing products.
  • To provide cover as required for other Bioengineers.
  • To adhere to the company’s procedures as detailed in the SOP manual.
  • Provide world-class service to customers, both within and without R&D.
  • Supporting regulatory submissions for existing products in strategic markets.
  • May handle several projects concurrently depending in the magnitude of each.
  • Will meet delivery promise in terms of budget and timescales.
  • Should work within a small team of the R&D Group which consists typically of 2, 3 or 4 Bioengineers with appropriate supervision.



Internal and External relationships:



• R&D Management Team

• R&D Staff Worldwide

• Marketing Staff

• Development Services Staff

• Quality, Regulatory and Clinical staff

• Sales Representatives

• Customer Services Manager & Staff

• Production Managers & Engineers

• Personnel



• Surgeons and hospital Staff

• Universities and External R&D Groups

• Patent Agents/Attorneys

• External Regulators


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) in engineering or science subject, with 4 years’ experience in a relevant technical area. MSc/MEng/MBA is preferred.
  • An understanding of commercial considerations and creative R&D ability is essential for the job holder.


Special Aptitudes:

Good communication skills with people at all levels.

Able to handle the demands of a focused product development group.



As R&D competency model and specifically:-

  • Engineering design, development and analysis skills

Communication and presentation skills

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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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