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R&D Engineer

  • Sector: Medical Devices
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  • Job Ref: 18526

An R&D Textile Engineer is required to support a world-class Biomaterial Design & Development team through a phase of rapid expansion and growth due to new business activities.

The R&D Textile Engineer will report to the Textiles Business Unit Manager and will be responsible for supporting all aspects of the Device Development Process. The role will require a hands-on approach involving design, prototyping and development of novel braided devices for our clients in the vascular implant sector.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support the customer engagement process in the application of proprietary Textiles technology.
  • Design and develop innovative technology solutions to meet customer needs. This will include developing novel processing technologies and prototyping of medical device designs.
  • Build and enhance the intellectual property portfolio in device design and process technology know-how.
  • Keep organised records and provide technical reports as needed.
  • Document novel assembly processes and device designs in Laboratory notebooks with full traceability.
  • Ensure strict adherence to relevant safety procedures.

Skills and Experience:

  • The successful candidate will have an engineering background, a keen eye for detail and a willingness to acquire new skills and learn on a daily basis. Key skills and experience include:
  • Honours Degree in Biomedical/Mechanical/Polymer Engineering with 1-3 years of relevant industrial experience.
  • R&D Engineer - Textiles

For a more detailed and confidential discussion on this role contact Amy Newell.