Product Development Engineer

Product Development Engineer - Fixed Term 12 Months

Ref: 104| Posted: 6th Jan 2023

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Terumo are looking for a Product Development Engineer to join their Research and Development team on a fixed term basis for 12-months. The successful candidate will be responsible for the Engineering Design, Development and support of Products (mainly Class III medical devices) in accordance with all relevant procedures.


Key Responsibilities 

  • Forming part of a cross functional Product Development team, with responsibility for the translation of design inputs into new product designs that satisfy the requirements of product performance, manufacturability, quality and regulatory compliance

  • Participation in the innovation of new ideas & evaluation of concepts

  • Responsible for component or device design, including fully dimensioned CAD drawings, material selection meeting biocompatibility requirements, bill of materials, supplier liaising, etc

  • Responsible for design related Risk Analysis (Design FMEA)

  • Responsible for definition of Design Verification protocols, data analysis and report generation

  • Responsible for ensuring that design activity is fully documented per Design Control requirements

  • Internal liaison and knowledge transfer to Manufacturing, Quality, Clinical Services and Marketing

  • Liaison with customers including surgeons and medical professionals to establish new product requirements

  • Responsible for planning and coordinating Core Team activities to ensure completion of deliverables in line with project plan

  • As required, lead discussions at Design Review, report to Design Review team regarding project timescales/ costs etc

  • As required, authority, accountability and day-to-day responsibility for delivering project in line with agreed objectives

  • Accountable to Head of Innovation, Hybrid & Endovascular for implementation of project plan


Qualifications and Experience

  • Engineering Graduate BSc (or Equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering, Material Science, or relevant discipline

  • Relevant previous experience

  • Proven ability with component design & development

  • Proven ability to work effectively as part of a team

  • Clear and efficient communication skills

  • Planning & organising skills with ability to work to deadlines (Use of MS Project)

  • Effective decision maker

  • Effective presentation skills (MS PowerPoint)

  • Ability to document work in line with Design Control & Quality Systems including FMEA

  • Generation of Engineering Drawings (3D Solid Edge, Solid Works)