R&D Engineer Graduate

Collins McNicholas Recruitment & HR Services Group
Employment Type
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We have a new opening for an R&D engineer Graduate to join a multinational medical device company based in the Midlands. This position can be Hybrid.

The R&D Engineer will be involved in new product introduction, complying with regulations, resolving product performance issues and improving margins. You will have the opportunity to work with brand new products, all innovative products no line extensions. You will part of a small team with great exposure cross functionally.

 R&D Engineer responsibilities:

  • Involved in all technical phases of product and process development, including design and development planning, requirements definition & product development.
  • Support engineering efforts to develop components, specifications and processes with input from technical experts, physicians, marketing and manufacturing adhering to the design control process.
  • Involved in the redesign or replacement of existing components/assemblies and processes to improve quality, utilize automated production techniques.
  • Perform product testing, create models and prototypes to prove out new designs and changes to existing designs.
  • Meet project objectives, milestones, and target dates. Update and review project progress on an as required basis by supervisor.
  • Interface with suppliers to obtain quotations, purchase components, and debug problems with production parts.
  • Interface with purchasing and marketing to develop supplier agreements for components and/or new products.
  • Involved & participate in design and technical phase reviews.
  • Support regulatory submissions and clinical trials as required.

R&D Engineer requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or Biomedical Engineering preferred; other technical disciplines considered
  • Knowledge or Interest in ay of the following fields: (e.g. medical device manufacturing and assembly, disposables manufacturing processes, plastics, automation)
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Team player with good interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and SolidWorks or equivalent modelling system; familiar with statistical analysis (Minitab) and computerized analysis (FEA) applications.
  • Strong analytical, technical and problem-solving skills
  • Hands-on experience preferred.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Team player with good interpersonal skills.


For a full job description and confidential discussion on this role please contact: Gillian Nicholson

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