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Senior Research & Development Engineer - Yorkshire

10% bonus, Family Healthcare - Research & Development
Ref: 301 Date Posted: Thursday 02 May 2019
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Our Client is a diversified advanced medical technology business that supports healthcare professionals in more than 100 countries to improve the quality of life for their patients.

They have over 16,000 employees around the world and are now looking for a Senior Research and Development Engineer to join their company which had more than $4.6billion annual sales in 2016.


Job Description:

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.
  • As the design lead you will working with internal teams and external 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 input the critical to design, quality and process requirements to build lean production processes.
  • Provide sustaining support to new products after they have been launched to react to changes in the market/supply chain/regulations and support building organizational capability post launch.



  • A degree in electronics, mechanical or other related engineering field (or equivalent industry experience).
  • 4 years’ experience in a medical device development environment – ideally electro-mechanical
  • The ability to quickly learn new tools and technologies.
  • The ability to influence key stakeholders across the organisation

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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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