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Senior Product Designer Job, Newport

Wales, Newport /
Permanent/Long Term /
£40000 - £50000 per annum
J113403a
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Senior Product Designer, Medical Simulation Devices, Newport

Summary

We are delighted to be working with a well-established market leader in the research and development of medical simulation products that are clinically accurate to enhance students' learning. Our client aims to provide repeatable, anatomically accurate and cost-effective training solutions to help medical students to become more competent and confident learners.

Our client can offer an outstanding package and the opportunity to be involved in the enhancement of clinical training. This represents an excellent and unique opportunity for a Design Engineer to join an established global medical simulation brand. If you are a current Design Engineer with medical design experience, please contact us to discuss further.

Location

Newport

The Role

The Senior Product Designer will be responsible for the design and specification of our products, particularly in the earlier stages where thorough medical understanding is fundamental. Good drawing and model making skills are also required. Other accountabilities include research and development of new products, provision of medical advice throughout the company and improving and maintaining standards.

Key Responsibilities

  • Bridging area between FRD/PSD and physical model
  • Resolution of anatomical, functional, and material issues with consideration of production issues
  • Continued involvement with subsequent development
  • Project planning
  • Understanding and translation of the training requirements and how these can be best met by the training models
  • Communication with customers in some cases of poor function of products, and working with them and R&D and other departments to resolve such situations
  • Well-designed prototypes that can be passed on to other team members for continued development
  • Good communication with marketing department and medical advisors/customers
  • Good communication with other R&D members involved in the project
  • Successfully resolved prototype completed on schedule
  • Continued support of those involved in subsequent stages of development, resulting in a successful product
  • Acknowledged for providing of good advice and support throughout company
  • Successful resolution of such issues, resulting in improved product and good customer relationship

Qualifications / Requirements / Experience

  • Biomedical Engineering Degree or similar / equivalent
  • 6 - 8 years' medical device design experience
  • Strong Medical knowledge based on medical training and experience in medical practice
  • Good CAD Skills (Solidworks) would be an advantage
  • Good understanding of design and design engineering principles would be an advantage
  • Possess good sculpting, model making and mold-making skills
  • Good communicator and team working skills
  • Basic engineering skills - turning, milling, drilling etc.

What Happens Next

If you would like to be considered, please use the 'Apply' button and attach your latest CV. Alternatively, talk to us in confidence about this opportunity and other suitable positions by contacting a member of the Medical Devices Division on 01423 850418.

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