Research Assistant/Associate in Medical Device Development

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Salary: £36,694 to £49,210

This is a part time (50%), fixed term position for up to 12 months in the first instance.


The Biomechanics group in the Department of Mechanical Engineering is developing a surgical power tool, set for first use in surgery in early 2023.

We are a fast-growing team including engineers, regulatory, commercial and clinical advisors and closely linked to our spinout company Additive Instruments Ltd. By joining us you will be part of a close knit-team who is hugely motivated by improving surgery, and the life of patients, by translating cutting edge surgery from the lab to clinic. If you are interested in gaining hands-on experience of taking a surgical tool into the theatre, look no further! 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Developing and managing our product supply chain (including supplier audits under our Quality Management System (QMS)).
  • Maintaining a product BOM, implementing design changes for DfM or Engineering Changes (EC)
  • Working with Regulatory and R&D teams to develop testing/inspections to ensure components and assemblies are to specification.
  • Developing QMS records to detail developments of components

Skills, knowledge and experience

  •  You should be educated to degree level in an Engineering discipline, or have equivalent technical experience. A PhD in manufacturing is desirable.
  • You will have experience working within a regulatory/Quality framework Management System (QMS) in the medical device industry
  • You must have a working knowledge of common manufacturing techniques (i.e. multi-axis milling, turning) and an understanding of their limitations
  • Experience in managing product BOMs & costings is also essential

How To Apply

Our preferred method of application is via our website. Please visit our website using the provided link for more information about the post and the application process.

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