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Principal Design Engineer

Principal Design Engineer

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    Engineering & Technical

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    Up to £65000.00 per annum

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    Phil Pitman

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    about 1 month ago

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Principal Design Engineer


£60k - £65k per annum

Yolk Recruitment is partnered with an innovative medical device business during an exciting period of expansion. We have a new opportunity for an experienced Design Engineer to join a well-established and growing R&D team in a role offering variety, technical challenge and involvement in all aspects of developing life changing products.

You'll lead your own product development projects from inception to launch in a high innovation R&D team with a market led NPD strategy, working collaboratively with other Engineers to provide technical support and guidance.

This is what you'll be doing:

  • Design and develop new products from concept to market, as well as continuing to develop an existing product portfolio.
  • Defining user needs and product requirement specifications
  • Working with a multi-disciplinary product team to achieve product objectives
  • Regular liaison with internal and external stakeholders, suppliers and consultants
  • Developing product testing strategies
  • Execute design, product, process verification and validation requirements in accordance with ISO 13485
  • Creating 2D and 3D models
  • Provide input into Regulatory, Quality and Manufacturing to deliver products to market

This is what you'll bring

  • Education in Mechanical, Biomedical, Medical, Materials Engineering
  • Experience developing medical devices, eletro-mechanical systems advantageous
  • Proficiency in standards such as ISO13485, IEC60601, and 21CFR820. Knowledge of IEC62304 is desirable.
  • Knowledge of statistical analysis (Minitab)
  • Some project management experience and familiarity with project management methodologies.
  • Leadership ability, a collaborative working style, working with emotional intelligence and creativity

What you can expect in return:

  • Salary in line with experience
  • Onsite from Cardiff or Tredegar sites (your choice)
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Company pension
  • Annual statutory salary increase
  • Annual performance related pay review
  • Training and Career Development Opportunities
  • State of the art premises, free parking
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Employee Assistance Programme for you and your family
  • Wellbeing support

If you're looking for an opportunity to excel in an environment that can meet your ambitions for innovation, apply now!

*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.*

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