MECHANICAL Design Engineer

Verinnogen is a small, growing startup organisation based in Cambridge, UK. We are currently developing a novel technology that improves the way that potential cancer therapies are assessed before they are translated to human clinical trials.

With recent investment, we are looking to grow our development team. We are looking for an enthusiastic Design Engineer to drive our mechanical design, development, and verification – with applications in life-sciences and healthcare.

The role is ideal for a team player who enjoys taking ownership in a fast moving, agile environment. It will suit someone who is happy in a small and expanding team, who embraces the wide variety of roles that are required in a startup organisation.

In addition to an exciting and fulfilling work environment, Verinnogen offers competitive salaries and flexible working.

Key Responsibilites:
- Design and Development of new and improved components, devices and systems for life-science and healthcare markets
- Design for manufacture
- Prototyping, assessment, analysis and evaluation of design concepts
- Design and development documentation
- Identification / coordination of partners and suppliers
- Other duties as required by the business

Key Skills. Knowledge and Experience:
- Degree qualified or equivalent
- Significant experience in life-science, scientific instrumentation, or medical device design
- Competence with MS Office applications
- Competence with 3D CAD design (preferably SolidWorks)
- Experience of plastic fabrication techniques (e.g. injection moulding, 3D printing, extrusion) and associated material properties
- Practical prototyping and evaluation skills
- Strong communication skills
- Diligent documentation
- Innovative with good problem-solving skills
- Organisational skills
- Agility: ability to maintain focus yet provide flexibility within a fast-pace environment
- Enthusiastic (working alone and in a team environment)

The following attributes will enhance an application
- Working within Quality Management systems (preferably ISO 9001 or EN 13485)
- Experience of metallic fabrication methods
- Experience of healthcare device development (ISO 60601 or ISO 61010)
- Experience of invasive device development (sterilisation, ISO 10993)
- Experience of Risk Management (preferably ISO 14971)
- Design of experiments
- Design for manufacture
- Design for reliability
- Competence in basic statistics
- Knowledge of basic electronics
- Full Drivers Licence

Application Instructions: 

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Application Closing Date: 
31 May 2023