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Senior Bioengineer-7768

Excellent Hourly Rate - Research & Development
Ref: 113 Date Posted: Monday 09 Apr 2018
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Contract Role - 12 months - Yorkshire

Our client is one of the largest, most innovative and comprehensive orthopaedic and neurological businesses in the world. Offering an unparalleled breadth and depth of products, services and programs in the areas of joint reconstruction, trauma, spine, sports medicine, neurological, craniomaxillofacial, power tools and biomaterials.

An opportunity has arisen for a Senior Bioengineer to act as project leader, organising staff and other departments to successfully introduce new products.  As Senior Bioengineer you will act as project lead, driving innovation and utilising your expert technical knowledge you will explore major business opportunities and assist in the creation products within these emerging technologies, which successfully meet customer and company needs.

What we require of you….

  • Leverage understanding of first engineering principles, advanced engineering methods and design and process excellence methodologies in order to influence the course of product development activities. 
  • Actively assert departmental compliance with all quality policies, procedures and practices including Health Safety & Environment and Healthcare Compliance
  • Lead complex company-wide projects to deliver to business critical product development commitments
  • Mentor, develop and coach R&D colleagues
  • Develop and revise companywide systems and procedures
  • Advanced research, investigation and problem solving
  • Foster, develop and co-ordinate external links, relationships, partnerships and strategic alliances with academic institutes, technical specialists and associated industry
  • Remain abreast of, communicate and exploit technical trends of value to the organisation

Behaviours and competencies

  • Exhibits superior time management, leadership and decision making skills
  • Proactive, demonstrating a high level of initiative
  • Confident and effective communicator at all levels
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Possess a thorough understanding of the product development process for medical devices
  • Exhibits a good business acumen
  • Well-developed project management skills
  • Thrives under pressure and in situations of technical complexity
  • Superior coaching and mentoring skills

Qualifications and Experience

  • University Degree (or equivalent) in a relevant scientific subject, ideally MEng or MSc,  plus a minimum of 3 years product research experience in a relevant technical area
  • Advanced degree and/or PhD preferred

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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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