Banner Default Image


Senior Development Engineer

  • Location


  • Salary


  • Sector

    Research & Development

  • Job Ref


  • Contact

    Luke Morgan

  • Published

    about 1 year ago

Expired job

Back to job search


We have an excellent opportunity for a Senior Development Engineer to join a fast moving and dynamic Medical Device Manufacturing site. The successful candidate will provide technical leadership to design, develop and industrialise products to achieve defined performance, function, quality, cost, volume and manufacturing requirements to specification.


  • 28 days holiday plus bank holidays,
  • 8% employer contribution to pension scheme
  • Private medical insurance
  • Group life assurance
  • Active well-being programme
  • Hybrid Working


  • To be accountable for the technical assurance of the activities on the projects in which they are assigned, demonstrating clear and critical thinking at all times.
  • To lead work packages, create plans and provide input/present to Programme Management / Business forums; planning using a range of appropriate tools, proactively work with other functions as required and get agreement for final version of plan/s to identify timescales, costs, resource and development activities.
  • To manage work package progress using a variety of approaches (e.g. chair progress meetings with colleagues and customers) taking corrective action as required and escalating issues if necessary, in order to deliver the product to time and cost.
  • To create, review, refine and agree product design briefs, specify materials and create concept designs to support company growth.
  • To review and nurture IP in the design area
  • Deploy and operate robust design techniques; knowledgeable in assessing design requirements, concept exploration and assessing design space through analytical modelling and prototype testing. Quantifying, and leading design freeze activities. Recommending final design version/s (or options) that meet cost, quality and volume targets.
  • To scope, define, write and review test reports that will verify the design meets specification. Establish if/when product specification changes are needed and to ensure compliance with technical and quality requirements.
  • To lead the technical requirements, capture forums with customers, suppliers, regulatory and quality to co-ordinate and agree technical and quality specifications.
  • To provide peer review input to support product engineers with key change activities and commercial product technical issues as required
  • To adopt a continuous improvement approach by proactively developing new technical skills and keeping abreast of developments in the market to help the business achieve a competitive advantage.
  • To follow and be able to adapt Design Control and development procedures and processes to ensure consistency of approach across the business.
  • To deliver assigned functional objectives ensuring targets are achieved.
  • To operate in compliance with company change control and quality system procedures.


  • Educated to degree (or equivalent) in an Engineering or Science discipline preferably Mechanical, Production or Product Design.
  • Demonstrable experience (> 2 years) in robust design; requirements capture, designing, modelling, proof of concept and leading design reviews.
  • Demonstrable experience (> 2 years) in an engineering development role, with a track record of delivering the design and development of precision drug delivery products and assemblies into manufacturing meeting to agreed quality, cost and volume targets.
  • Working knowledge of medical device procedures within a new product introduction process (NPI) and associated quality systems

Austin Fraser is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Austin Fraser is committed to being an equal opportunities employer, and encourages applications from candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity status.

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide individual feedback to unsuccessful applicants.