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Device Design Engineer

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22 Sep 2021
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.

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

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