Medical Devices

  • Mechanical Fitter 12/19/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Salary: £0 Location: Nottingham

    With over 25 years’ experience in the biopharmaceutical industry, my client has the scientific, technical and regulatory expertise needed to support companies in moving faster to market with superior biotherapeutics. My client helps biopharmaceutical companies improve patient outcomes with a range of products and technologies that facilitate the development of superior biotherapeutics. Due to recent expansion they are currently hiring for a mechanical fitter to join the team at this very exciting time. Key responsibilities include: + Deputize engineering trades. + Ensuring maintenance activities are carried out in a safe, compliant and timely manner within the established KPI framework. + Project management of small engineering projects. + Provision of routine out-of-hours emergency call-out support on the engineering call-out rota. + To liaise with and take responsibility for on-site external engineering contractors/consultants to ensure all activities are conducted in line with agreed procedures and protocols. + Assisting with the planning and coordination of the annual shutdown plan, including the writing and reviewing of routine documentation such as SOPs, risk assessments, method statements and change requests. Qualifications and Experience: + Ideally having served a recognised mechanical engineering apprenticeship complete with supporting qualifications. + Candidates should have a minimum of 5 years’ post-apprenticeship experience within a process-oriented industrial environment. + Knowledge or previous experience of cGMP compliance, deviation management, change control, process improvement programmes is desirable. For more information on the above position, please contact Robert Frame on 0161 923 8189 or robert.frame@wearenorthpoint.co.uk

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  • R&D Product Project Engineer 11/28/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Salary: £0 Location: Guildford

    My client is a world leading and growing liquid biopsy company that develops products for use in rare cell diagnostics that enable early, accurate identification of an individual’s condition for the prevention, treatment, and monitoring of disease. My client is looking for a R&D Product Project Engineer to join the Product & Technology Development group, working in projects for the development (design, investigation, improvement, optimisation and validation) of clinical diagnostic products. This is a exciting opportunity for someone who is keen to enhance your career as a Project Engineer through the development of an established medical equipment and biotechnology platform, as well as innovative new product solutions. Qualifications/requirements: • At minimum higher education in Biomedical, Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics or another applicable engineering specialty is essential; Bachelor’s or Master’s degree and equivalent laboratory experience is highly favourable • Hands-on experience with mechanical, fluidic, pneumatic, electrical and electronic components, preferably in systems of lab bench or desk size. • Previous biotechnology experience (Medical Devices, Life Sciences, Pharmaceutics) and training in laboratory environment is highly desirable. • Prior experience with microelectromechanical and microfluidic systems is desirable. • Computer skills: Conversant with MS Office including Access, MS Project or equivalent and SolidWorks or other CAD software, with the ability to learn new applications. • Excellent organization skills, ensuring deadlines and expectations are meant, with the ability to manage own workload with minimal supervision whilst maintaining flexibility in job role. • Keen to gain understanding of key project management concepts and apply them through-out the project lifecycle, under PMI-PMBOK, PRINCE2 or other structured methodologies. If you would love to get involved in the work which my client are currently undertaking and are after an exciting career opportunity then contact Robert Frame on: robert.frame@wearenorthpoint.co.uk 0161 923 8189

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  • Application Scientist 10/8/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Salary: £40000 Location: Oxford

    I have an exciting opportunity to join a forward-thinking organisation who are pioneering the latest and greatest Super-Resolution Fluorescent Microscopes. My client is now looking to grow their company and create a centre of excellence for manufacturing and engineering and create a multi-disciplinary environment with a blend of intelligent experts from a variety of disciplines. I have a number of exciting opportunities for those who are ambitious, capable and ready to join a multi-disciplinary team, working with autonomy and confidence. Primary responsibilities of an Application Scientist are to support both commercial and technical development within the business. This role is an important lynchpin in our growing business, and application scientists will be expected to contribute their technical knowledge to a variety of roles in the company. If you want to join a team who are influencing the way in which we see the world, this could be the opportunity for you. For more information please contact Robert Frame on 0161 923 8189 or robert.frame@wearenorthpoint.com

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  • Optical Research and Development Scientist 10/3/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Salary: £40000 Location: Oxford

    I have an exciting opportunity to join a forward-thinking organisation who are pioneering the latest and greatest Super-Resolution Fluorescent Microscopes. My client is now looking to grow their company and create a centre of excellence for manufacturing and engineering and create a multi-disciplinary environment with a blend of intelligent experts from a variety of disciplines. I have a number of exciting opportunities for those who are ambitious, capable and ready to join a multi-disciplinary team, working with autonomy and confidence. I am looking for optical research and development scientists who will be working on exciting projects focusing on biological and medical imaging and involve using skills such as programming, data analysis and optical instrumentation. Looking forward, the role will require effective interfacing with all the other functions at the company, including Production, Software, Data Analysis, and Applications. Having complete accountability day-to-day for setting up, organizing and performing experiments, as well as designing and building instrumentation for imaging and extensive microscopy experience. If you want to join a team who are influencing the way in which we see the world, this could be the opportunity for you. For more information please contact Robert Frame on 0161 923 8189 or robert.frame@wearenorthpoint.com

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  • AR VR Design Engineers 9/26/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Salary: £65000 Location: Oxford

    My Client is looking to expand their design capability with a motivated individual looking for a challenge. The candidate has the opportunity to join a high-performance R&D team, engaged in designing custom adjustable optics for major global companies. The Design Engineer will be part of a cross-functional team, responsible for the design, CAD, prototyping and early stage process engineering for the optical elements of 3rd party AR / VR applications. This is a customer facing role and requires excellent communication and presentation skills. The ideal candidate should have experience of designing precision plastic components, complex mechanisms with electronic actuation and control, and optical components will be a distinct advantage. Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities Product / Component Concept and Design • Leadership of problem analysis, ideation, evaluation and appropriate research • Concept development through to implementation of inventive design solutions • Detail design with proficient knowledge of appropriate manufacturing processes • High standard of engineering work, design control, robust design, tolerance stack analysis, design for manufacture, design for assembly, input into DFMEA’s Design in 3D CAD (primarily Solidworks) • Use of skeleton model for common reference geometry • Understanding and creation of complex CAD model set-ups • Appreciation of minute factors & general sound modelling principles • Ability to work methodically, consistently & transparently (esp. within CAD) • Following good practice for drawing and data management systems

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  • Metrology (Test) Engineer 8/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Salary: £35000 Location: Oxford

    We are currently recruiting for a Metrology Engineer, the company is based in Oxford. They are a global leader in design and production of adjustable focus eyewear. The company was founded back in 2005, since that time they’ve grown from 2 people to nearly 60 with sites in the UK, Tokyo & Boston. The Metrology Engineer will be responsible for managing the design process for a number of components and sub-assemblies, from specification review and concepting to prototype release; including production and testing of prototypes and development of the prototype manufacturing process flow and Design for Manufacture (DfM) activities. The role therefore requires close and efficient coordination with the process team operating the product prototyping line and liaison with third party suppliers of materials, sub-components and equipment. ***What the Metrology Engineer will do*** + Define and develop optical metrology solutions including software and instrument qualification + Running of existing internal metrology equipment – OGP & TESA + Ensuring metrology is carried out in a robust and reliable method + Reporting metrology in a clear concise and traceable format + Specifying and managing delivery of metrology fixtures ideally optical test fixtures ***What the Metrology Engineer needs*** + A minimum of five years’ experience in a relevant field + Experience on OGP & TESA metrology equipment. Contact and non-contact + OGP programming capability + Gauge R&R + Worked with a variety of manufacturing techniques in a number of different materials. ***What the Metrology Engineer will get*** + Salary up to £35,000 + excellent benefits + Work in a fantastic state-of-the-art facility If this sounds like the perfect role for you, then please get in touch today!

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  • Snr Lead Systems Engineer 6/25/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Salary: £0 Location: Netherlands

    Based in Eindhoven, at the heart of the Netherlands, my client is a fantastic start up focusing on prenatal, medical devices. Due to continued development the company are looking to take on a Lead Systems Engineer with experience in medical devices and a strong technical understanding. As a small business they currently outsource their manufacturing so this role will focus on leading the technological understand, documentation and liaising with all technical suppliers and partners. This role will be a good fit for someone who has strong technical acumen, hands on project management and would like to take that next step. You will have: At least 5 years of experience in an engineering role working in class I/II medical devices Strong knowledge and experience with Medical Regulatory Requirements associated with design controls - MDD, ISO 13485 and ISO 14971. Hands on experience on FMEA, Fault Tree analysis, Reliability block diagrams preparation and RCA techniques. Fantastic development opportunity Flexible working environment Great Salary.(Paid in Euros) Please be aware this role is based in the Netherlands and you will need to have the ability to live and work there.

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  • Design Engineer 6/7/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Salary: £50000 Location: Oxford

    We are currently recruiting for a Design Engineer, the company is based in Oxford. They are a global leader in design and production of adjustable focus eyewear. The company was founded back in 2005, since that time they’ve grown from 2 people to nearly 60 with sites in the UK, Tokyo & Boston. The Design Engineer will be responsible for managing the design process for a number of components and sub-assemblies, from specification review and concepting to prototype release; including production and testing of prototypes and development of the prototype manufacturing process flow and Design for Manufacture (DfM) activities. The role therefore requires close and efficient coordination with the process team operating the product prototyping line and liaison with third party suppliers of materials, sub-components and equipment. The product design challenge will require working with precision components to tight tolerances. Experience of designing with rubbers & plastics, fluid & membranes, ultrasonic welding and / or optical components will be a distinct advantage. ***What the Design Engineer will do*** + Concept and detailed implementation of inventive design solutions + Detail design with integration of the appropriate manufacturing processes + High standard of engineering work, design control, robust design, tolerance stack analysis, design for manufacture, input into DFMEA’s (design failure mode and effect analysis) + Close working with manufacturing team to produce holistic design solutions ***What the Design Engineer needs*** + Must be an experienced designer / engineer, possessing excellent written and oral communication skills (5+ years) + Understanding of complex Solidworks CAD model set-ups + Bachelors / Masters Degree in a Mechanical Engineering, Product Design or a related subject + Working in accordance to ISO 13485, MDD and FDA 21 CFR regulations preferred but not essential ***What the Design Engineer will get*** + Salary up to £50,000 + excellent benefits + Work in a fantastic state-of-the-art facility If this sounds like the perfect role for you, then please get in touch today!

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  • Regulatory Affairs Officer 6/5/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Salary: £35000 Location: Borehamwood

    Based in Hertfordshire, my client manufactures a wide range of plasma-derived therapeutic products which are distributed to over 40 countries worldwide. They are committed to supporting both healthcare professionals and providing a continuous supply of reliable, high quality, life saving products to patients on a 24/7, 365 day a year basis, and have a vibrant 60-year heritage and is currently embarking on an ambitious programme of investment in research, technology and manufacturing methods to grow the business significantly over the next few years. They are currently recruiting for a number of positions and are interested specfically in receiving applications from qualified regulatory affairs officers with the following skills; + Min of 3 years experience in a Regulatory Affairs function + Solid experience with licencing activities in Middle East countries, South America and Asia. + Knowledge of generation and maintenance of Company Core Safety Information (CCSI) + Experience with the end-to-end procedure for generation of drug labels and maintaining compliant drug labels in the UK and 'rest of world markets' + Experience of dealing directly with Health Authority assessors, in particular the MHRA. + Demonstrated effective communication and collaboration with agents and distributors in 'rest of the world 'countries. + Knowledge of current legislation and guidance related to labelling of medicinal products. + Knowledge or experience of generating eCTD documentation packages, in particular Module 1 Salaries are dependent on experience.

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  • Electro-Mechanical Design Engineer 6/5/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Salary: £50000 Location: Oxford

    We are currently recruiting for a Design Engineer, the company is based in Oxford. They are a global leader in design and production of adjustable focus eyewear. The company was founded back in 2005, since that time they’ve grown from 2 people to nearly 60 with sites in the UK, Tokyo & Boston. The Design Engineer will be part of a cross-functional team, responsible for the CAD, prototyping and early stage process engineering for the optical module of 3rd party VR/ AR applications. This is a customer facing role and requires excellent communication and presentation skills. The Design Engineer will be responsible for managing the design process for a number of components and sub-assemblies, from specification review and concepting to prototype release; including production and testing of prototypes and suppporting development of the manufacturing process to full scale production. The role therefore requires close and efficient coordination with the manufacturing team and liaison with third party suppliers of materials, sub-components and equipment. Candidates should have the following experience; + Must be an experienced designer / engineer, possessing excellent written and oral communication skills (5+ years) + Working in a high-tech multidisciplinary environments; experience of customer-facing engineering consultancy an advantage + Managing suppliers + Working in accordance to ISO 13485, MDD and FDA 21 CFR regulations preferred but not essential. + Bachelors / Masters Degree in a Mechanical Engineering, Product Design or a related subject. Salaries for the role are expected to be around £50k.

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