Product Development Engineer - relocation assistance available

  • Olympus
  • Southend-on-Sea SS2 5QH, United Kingdom
  • Feb 22, 2017
Full time Engineering

Job Description

Working solely on Medical Device Research and Development, our Product Development Engineer work in a creative environment and are encouraged to invent; innovate and revolutionise. Operating within a structured professional framework, and working in a large team of around 50 people, they collaborate with industry experts and third party specialists, to identify design requirements and pioneer product & technical solutions.

We are a globally recognised for producing “best in class” medical devices and this reputation is built upon the exceptional work of our people. Our standards are exacting and we take pride in our exemplary facilities and safety conscious environment.

Role Responsibilities

  • Mechanical design and development of our Products
  • Create and maintain product definition information
  • Review, analyse and approve the product design
  • Compile technical documentation to support the design process
  • Assist with the management of work packages for new product development and product improvement projects
  • Use technical and product knowledge, along with problem solving abilities, to support others

Personal Abilities

  • ONC/HNC in Mechanical Design or equivalent
  • Self-motivation, with an innovative or entrepreneurial approach to problem solving
  • Exceptional levels of teamwork and cooperation
  • Tenacity and a commitment to seeing tasks through to completion
  • Experience of working within Medical Devices; Aerospace or Rail is highly desirable as is a familiarity of working to relevant regulatory standards; directives and requirements (ISO9001, ISO61010, RoHS, WEEE, EMC, LVD, ISO13485, ISO14971, ISO60601, ISO62366)
  • Good design practice and Engineering Change Control
  • Excellent understanding of Mechanical engineering principles