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Device Design Engineer

Hertfordshire   •  Permanent, Full time


CK Group are recruiting for a Device Design Engineer to join a global biotechnology company at their site based in Hertfordshire on a permanent basis.

The Company:
Our client is a biotechnology company who develop exciting and innovative products that have the potential to hugely improve the manufacture of biological therapies.

Location:
This Device Design Engineer role is located in Hertfordshire and the site is easily commutable from Central London via train and by car from surrounding areas.

Device Design Engineer Role: The successful candidate will be responsible for problem solving, designing, building and making devices that allow the R&D team to carry out their functions more effectively. The post holder will have access to CAD design software, hand and power tools and a budget to procure new equipment that will benefit their efforts; as well as utilising prototyping methods including 3D printing, CNC machining and low-volume plastic injection moulding to aid the design and manufacturing process.

Your main duties will be:
- To design and development of membrane chromatography housings and ancillary equipment.
- Running hardware development projects involving developing new or refining/existing product features and assembly processes.
- Writing design specifications, creating drawings, evaluating designs, prototyping assemblies, prototype testing and writing technical reports.
- Liaising with suppliers to manage the build of prototypes and pre-production units and subsequently support moving the design outcome into internal and subcontractor production.
-Designing and conducting key laboratory testing work for critical support activities to drive greater application knowledge around the materials in areas such as injection molding, device fabrication, and flow properties.
- Supporting product validation, verification, testing and trouble-shooting activities with manufacturing personnel.

Your Background:
- Minimum 2:1 Master?s / Bachelor?s Degree in Mechanical / Design Engineering or similar technical background.
- 2+ years? experience in engineering design, preferably within a cGMP environment.
- A practical and hands-on approach to problem solving
- Experience using a 3D CAD package (preferably SolidWorks) to design parts and assemblies
- A solid understanding of DFMA
- Experience in CFD/electronics/robotics/programming/ is advantageous

Apply:
Entitlement to work in the UK is essential. Please quote reference 51718.


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  • Agency: CK Group
  • Contact: Phoebe Walker
  • Phone: 01246 457700
  • Reference: 51718
  • Posted: 22nd September 2021
  • Expires: 20th October 2021

CK Group

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