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Process Engineer

Essex   •  Up to £30000 per annum  •  Contract/Temporary, Full time


Process Engineer

A leading medical device manufacturer is looking to appoint a Process Engineer on a 13month Contract FTC based at their site in Saffron Walden. As the Process Engineer you will support the project team with design development, installation, commissioning, validation and scale-up of new medical device production line. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an R&D and manufacturing focused organisation.

Process Engineer Responsibilities:

* To support the project team with design development, installation, commissioning, validation and scale-up of new medical device production line
* Support the design and development of a new medical device production line
* Aid the technology transfer of the production a new medical device from a partner company
* Conduct formulation and polymerization activities
* Optimise and validate all processes in the production pathway
* Provide feedback on mould designs and suggest improvements to optimise usability
* Develop new equipment to aid the production process
* Liaise with other project partner companies as required to generate appropriate test samples, reports and presentations. This would also include travelling to partner companies
* Collate experimental data and present in appropriate forms and written experimental reports, ensuring these are accurate and updated accordingly

Process Engineer Requirements:

* BSc or MSc level degree in Chemical, Process, or Mechanical Engineering, Chemistry, or another relevant subject. PhD and post-doc level candidates would also be considered
* A solid background in the design of prototype and pilot production lines and sourcing of equipment
* Knowledge of polymerization principles
* Moulding experience (scientific injection moulding process optimisation techniques. Trailing, troubleshooting and making production ready of new injection moulding.)
* Experience of establishing production lines within a clean room environment
* Knowledge of quality systems (ISO 9001, ISO 13485) and adherence to SOPs
* Experience of working with hydrogels and basic chemistry reactions such as hydrolysis
* Basic laboratory techniques including weighing and safe chemical handling
* Experience working in a clean room or controlled environment laboratory
* From a commercial background with skills and knowledge of working in a commercial industry

Role: Process Engineer
Package: £30k DOE
Hours: Mon-Fri
Type: 13 month Contract Fixed Term
Sector: Medical Device / Engineering / Manufacturing
Location: Saffron Walden, Essex

If you possess the experience and skills required for this role contact Kristian on: 01483 548804 or send your CV to Kristian.sparrow @cranleighsci.co.uk


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  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Reference: 6277
  • Posted: 11th October 2019
  • Expires: 8th November 2019

Cranleigh Scientific

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