Process Development Engineer

Job Title: Process Development Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Denbighshire, Wales
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: J900404_1557826641
Contact Name: Tom Hammond
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Job Published: May 14, 2019 10:37

Job Description

Process Development Engineer

Location: North Wales

Type: Permanent

Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 DOE, bonus, healthcare and additional benefits

Our Client, a multi sited Medical Devices company are looking to recruit for an experienced Process Development Engineer; who will work as a vital part of their new production site in N.Wales and pay a key role in site developments there.

The Role:

  • To transfer, develop and improve new and existing processes used in the manufacture of Clients miniaturised electrochemical biosensor. This will involve working with ultra-low volume dispensing, die & wire bond, assembly, calibration and test processes.
  • To manage the production validation process, prepare the documentation and carry out the production validation.
  • To ensure Client's Wales manufacturing facility remains in compliance as required to maintain ISO13485 quality standard.
  • Improve efficiency, increase yield and reduce the cost of goods of Clients production processes.
  • Design, source and implement the optimum production equipment, processes and associated facilities for the manufacture of Clients product range
  • This will require management of several projects on manual, semi-automatic and automatic assembly; final packaging and testing. Also detailed analysis of yield & capacity and implementation of an improvement program.
  • This will necessitate a sound ability in the production, monitoring and communication of plans and budgets. Also, the strong communication with, and management of, external partners.
  • Organise equipment acceptance testing.
  • Advise the product development group on DFM requirements.
  • Attend design and risks assessments.
  • Production of the associated documentation.
  • Co-ordinate and support of the Company's product development, operations and marketing activities and facilities as requested from time to time.
  • Project related (or departmental budget) financial management as requested from time to time.

The Person:

  • Will hold a Degree in a relevant Scientific or Engineering Discipline.
  • Will have Process Transfer and Process Equipment Validation experience within a MEDICAL DEVICES (13485 dicipline)
  • Knowledge and practice of six sigma methods/ knowledge of the principles of lean manufacturing
  • Appreciation and understanding of DfX (DfM/DfA)
  • Design of jigs and fixtures
  • Knowledge of pneumatics & reasonable understanding of control systems
  • HVAC / Clean room specification & build knowledge highly desirable
  • Automated machine specification and acquisition
  • Highly competent with both Microsoft Excel and Project

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