Process Engineer

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

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:


  • 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


  • 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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