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Process Engineer

Posted 4 days ago by 1st Stop Recruitment
Location Saffron Walden Job Type Full Time - Contract
Salary £30,000 - 30,001 per year Sector Engineering, Scientific
Reference 1700

Here at 1st Stop Recruitment an amazing opportunity has come up, my client is looking for an additional team member to their growing business, a Process Engineer!

Role Objective

To support the project team with design development, installation, commissioning, validation and scale-up of new medical device production line

As a Process Engineer you report to the Process Development Team and Project Management Team.

Role Function of the process Engineer:

  • Support the design and development of a new medical device production line
  • Aid the technology transfer of the production
  • Conduct formulation and polymerization activities
  • Optimise and validate all processes in the production pathway
  • Provide feedback on mould designs and suggest improvements to optimise usability
  • Develop new equipment to aid the production process
  • Liaise with other project partner companies as required to generate appropriate test samples, reports and presentations. This would also include travelling to partner companies
  • Collate experimental data and present in appropriate forms and written experimental reports, ensuring these are accurate and updated accordingly

Benefits of a Process Engineer:

  • 23 days holiday
  • company pension scheme
  • DIS- Death in service after 6-months (4 x salary)
  • Perk box

Knowledge & Experience for a Process Engineer:

Essential

  • BSc or MSc level degree in Chemical, Process, or Mechanical Engineering, Chemistry, or another relevant subject. PhD and post-doc level candidates would also be considered
  • A solid background in the design of prototype and pilot production lines and sourcing of equipment
  • Knowledge of polymerization principles
  • An enthusiasm for the development of bespoke equipment for new processes
  • Experience of establishing production lines within a clean room environment
  • Basic laboratory techniques including weighing and safe chemical handling
  • Good numerical and written skills
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written, for providing scientific reports and presentations to the project management team
  • Experience using MS packages, especially Word and Excel

Advantageous

  • 2+ years working in a commercial environment
  • Experience in moulding thermal cure resins and mixtures
  • Knowledge of quality systems (ISO 9001, ISO 13485) and adherence to SOPs
  • Experience of working with hydrogels and basic chemistry reactions such as hydrolysis
  • An understanding of analytical equipment that would aid the process development process
  • Experience working in a clean room or controlled environment laboratory
  • Experience of automation
  • Experience of medical device production

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