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Research and Development Engineer - Yorkshire

Research & Development
Ref: 300 Date Posted: Thursday 02 May 2019
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Our Client is currently looking for 2x Junior R&D Development Engineers in Hull. The successful candidate will have the chance to use their engineering knowledge to join a company that produce high-technology wound care products. The role is within a large R&D department comprising people from a variety of scientific, engineering and technical disciplines, all striving to be the best innovators in the industry.

You will be empowered to directly influence on the design of medical devices, which will go on to improve the lives of hundreds of thousands of people across the world.


Essential Job Functions


Key contributor throughout the full lifecycle of product development, covering:

  • Early conceptualization and prototyping of both new technologies and revisions of established products.
  • Participation in the Human Factors process, applying user insight to refine concepts into feasible product designs.
  • Detailed design of critical device functionality, and development of new test systems through which to verify performance.
  • Working with development partners to realise higher-level performance requirements into low-level engineering designs.
  • Building a robust data package to demonstrate that the products are safe, effective and compliant with the relevant standards.
  • Working with operations and/or contract manufacturers to develop lean production processes.
  • Sustaining products after they have been launched to react to changes in the market/supply chain/regulations.



  • A degree in electronics, mechanical or other related engineering field (or equivalent industry experience).
  • The ability to quickly learn new tools and technologies.
  • Be able to effectively communicate complex technical information to a non-technical audience.
  • A passion for finding ways to make products and processes more effective.
  • Keen to develop a broad range of skills across multiple engineering, technical and scientific disciplines.


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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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