Opportunities for interim, contract and temporary positions

Medical Mechanical Engineer

We are looking for a mechanical engineer with a medical product development background to work on development of the Prosthetic Interface Device.

Main duties and responsibilities:

You would work within our multidisciplinary team, cross-functionally and alongside other mechanical engineers, to drive the development of implanted neural interfacing devices, supporting products and peripherals from R&D concept to readiness for safe and effective clinical use.

Tasks will include:

  • Product development and testing
  • Technical design review
  • Structural and tolerance analysis
  • Risk analysis in accordance with ISO14971
  • Requirements definition
  • Writing and compiling technical file documentation
  • Clinical trials support
  • Supplier liaison
  • Contribution to internal & external technical presentations

Essential skills and qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or similar field
  • Comprehensive engineering experience, preferably within a quality regulated field (aero / nuclear / medical)
  • Fluent in Solidworks for designing electro-mechanical systems
  • Analytical skills experience, including structural and tolerance analysis
  • Experience of technical documentation (including GD&T and DFMEA) and design calculations to achieve high performance and reliability
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes to influence design choices and ease of manufacture
  • Appreciation of the requirements of operating and developing medical products under ISO13485
  • Ability to work autonomously with the drive to have a direct impact on the growth of a disruptive business
  • Good written English and adept with Microsoft Office suite tools
  • Ability to communicate clearly in cross-functional teams and complete tasks under tight deadlines

Desired skills and qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in mechanical engineering, product development or similar field
  • Experience of designing to IEC 60601
  • Ability to maintain an overview of the development activities while maintaining an awareness of the details
  • Qualities to show initiative, lead others and delegate and distribute work
  • Comprehensive product development and/or engineering experience in a medical field bringing class III device to regulatory approval stage

Key details:

Competitive salary depending on experience and company share options.

Other benefits include:

  • Flexible hours (outside of core hours)
  • Healthcare and Dental insurance
  • Enhanced Pension scheme
  • Gym membership contribution
  • Cycle repair scheme
  • Great central Cambridge location with excellent transport links
  • Season ticket loan for commuters
  • Snacks on tap
  • Access to Cambridge Botanic Gardens

Preferred start date: ASAP

Duration: Fixed term 24 month with possibility of conversion to permanent

To apply: Please provide your CV and a 300 word cover letter.

Equal Opportunities:

BIOS is committed to equal employment opportunities. All qualified applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, gender or sexual orientation.