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Senior 3D Printing Engineer

  • Job reference: 930403
  • Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing & Facilities, Life Sciences
  • Date posted: 10/03/2020

Orion Group Life Sciences have an exciting opportunity for a Senior 3D Printing Engineer for our Multinational Medical Devices client based in the Yorkshire area on an initial 12 month contract.

Job Purpose
On a daily basis your work as part of this virtual team in the 3D Printing Team will interact with the Engineering, Quality, Operations and the Design teams to develop this technology. You will lead many Point of Care (POC) activities as well as product and process feasibility discussions while utilizing your experience to ensure the development of a highly successful process that will surpass customer expectations. You will research, develop and implement technologies and associated software solutions to develop a robust supply chain. In this highly rewarding role, your communication and project management skills will be critical to success.

Main Responsibilities of the role
* Research, develop and implement material, product and process specifications
* Utilise advanced technologies to design and translate complex 3D product models to advanced 3D Printing technology
* Lead Risk Assessments for products while understanding the clinical and regulatory requirements.
* Develop deep insights into the needs of our operating companies, patients, customers, markets and communities. To cultivate external relationships and forge internal collaboration across all levels of the enterprise.
* Drive innovation by anticipating and shaping industry and market changes to advance health care globally.
* Deliver results by inspiring and mobilizing people and teams. To empower people to act with speed, agility, and accountability
* Lead 3D Printing Engineering activities while ensuring an integrated product and process development cycle.
* Project management
* Lead development for polymer 3D Printing
* Bringing 3D Printing Technologies to production readiness
* Lead process design for product manufacture.
* Manage Partner Development, technology Readiness Assessments, PFMEA/risk assessment studies and process development/validation activities.
* Deliver stable, lean manufacturing solution.

Desired Experience and Background of the successful candidate
* Degree in Mechanical/Biomedical/Materials Engineering or a related discipline with 6 years' experience
* Minimum of 4 years of experience in R&D of Medical Devices
* Minimum of 2 years of experience in 3D Printing / Additive Manufacturing
* Proven track record of successfully delivering projects
* Strong decision making and problem solving skills
* Self-motivated, with focus on Quality, Delivery and Cost.
* Excellent Planning & Organisational Skills
* Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing processes
* Desirable: Postgraduate qualification in a relevant technical area
* Proven Root Cause analysis and problem solving techniques (A3, 8D, TRIZ or equivalent)
* Chartered Engineer
* Proficiency of GD&T and ASME Y14.5M 1994 standards
* Certified Six Sigma qualifications.
* Certified Project Management qualifications (IPMA/FPX).

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For more information on this role, call George McGlone on +44 (0) 2039944704 or email for a completely confidential chat about this role and other opportunities using the reference number: 930403

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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