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ConvaTec Development Engineer in Deeside, United Kingdom

Are you looking for a challenging role, related with designing and developing the customer focused sterile and non-sterile medical devices, across multiple locations? As Development Engineer you will be part of a team supporting the maintenance of existing products in the market.

Key duties and responsibilities of Development Engineer include: 

  • Designing and development of customer focused sterile and non-sterile medical devices, across multiple locations, from concept through to commercialization, project managing technical elements of development projects (time, budget and resources)

  • Carrying out project activities within a Design Controls Framework in accordance with ISO 13485 & 21CFR820 Quality Systems

  • Problem solving activities & ideas generation to deliver practical solutions

  • Leading for design for manufacturing, including process flowcharts

  • Identifying & generating new Intellectual Property (IP) and translating novel ideas into valuable & protectable IP

  • Generating and updating Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), work/test plans, design documentation (including specifications); Development & Validation of new test methods, etc.

  • Developing and maintaining good working relationships with all key internal and external organizational stakeholders

  • Liaising with other business functions to effectively execute projects

To be successful in this role you need to have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science and/or Engineering (or equivalent)

  • Experience working within the Medical Devices or equivalent regulated industry, within device design control and/or manufacturing processes

  • Demonstrable experience of on-time delivery of complex technical projects and activities

  • Ability to build productive relationships with external parties (e.g. design houses and contract development and manufacturing organizations (CDMO’s)

  • Experience in application of CAD packages and Technical Drawing Management Systems

  • Knowledge in the area of applying a range of statistical techniques incl. Design of Experiments (DoE) to product / process development activities

  • Highly structured ability to progress tasks in parallel, and proven problem-solving skills

  • Experience of Product & Process Validation activities

  • The ability to communicate effectively in English (verbal and written) is essential

  • Computer literacy i.e. Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)

What is great about being part of ConvaTec?

  • ConvaTec environment is fully focused on a company mission which is based on creating an incredibly valuable patient-oriented organisation which enables us to become the market leader by offering high value products to our customers

  • As a ConvaTec employee you will become a part of fast-paced medical devices sector with a spotlight on making people’s lifes better

  • You will have access to series of trainings and personal development opportunities

ConvaTec provides equal employment opportunities for all current employees and applicants for employment. This policy means that no one will be discriminated against because of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, nationality, citizenship, ancestry, sex, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, genetic predisposing characteristics or any other basis prohibited by law.

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At ConvaTec, we exist to improve the lives of the people we touch. We are committed to helping people with chronic health conditions lead the life they want – giving them more mobility, confidence and freedom.

Our customers depend on our advanced technologies to help reduce potential complications of skin breakdown and infection, and they rely on our products and services to help manage their conditions every day. Meeting their needs is what motivates us and is a source of tremendous pride for our nearly 9,500 employees.

Our vision is to be recognised as the most respected and successful MedTech company, worldwide. To achieve this, we drive for excellence in all that we do – anticipating and addressing our customers’ needs with advanced technologies and best-in-class products and services.

Our values-based culture helps drive our success.

Caring for People: We are passionate about improving people’s lives and put people at the centre of everything we do.

Driving Innovation and Excellence: We are dedicated to finding innovative solutions that anticipate and address our customers’ needs and to delivering best-in-class execution.

Earning Trust: We earn trust by delivering quality products and services that our customers can rely on. Our personal actions underpin this trust – we do what we say we will do.

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If you are an active employee at ConvaTec, please do not apply here. Go to the Career Worklet on your Workday home page and View "ConvaTec Internal Career Site - Find Jobs". Thank you!