Device Design Engineer

Dependent on experience
18 May 2021
17 Jun 2021
Debra Fong
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced Device Design Engineer looking for a new exciting job opportunity?

We are currently looking for a Device Design Engineer to join a leading pharmaceutical company based in the Cambridgeshire area.

As the Device Design Engineer you will be part of the company's Global Device Development team focussing on the design, development and commercialisation of a diverse portfolio of device technology solutions to enable delivery for their large and growing generic and branded products around the world.


Your duties as the Device Design Engineer will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Working within design teams to develop drug delivery systems, you will apply your technical and creative skills to engineering and design-related challenges, to meet evolving industry standards, regulatory and user requirements. This will include writing technical reports and producing high quality design documentation within a regulatory controlled GMP environment.

2. You will apply your knowledge of materials, manufacturing processes, finishing and assembly to develop cost-effective and robust devices. With a combination of research and networking, you will build up a greater awareness and understanding of real-world manufacturing processes.

3. Driving your design with solid engineering principles, you will carry out in-depth calculations and tolerance analysis to evaluate technical risks to ensure the design is robust. Where issues arise, you will devise effective mitigations with supporting rationale to help keep the project on track.

4. You will also be responsible for liaising with external partners/suppliers and others in the GDD Project Team to support industrialisation, scale-up and verification of device design and to ensure an integrated approach to overall project delivery.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Device Design Engineer we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree in Mechanical Engineering or related subject. You will also need to have a track record of having produced high-quality design in advanced mechanical product development projects as well as mechanical creativity, insight and attention to detail applied to the creation of reliable mass-produced devices.

2. You will need to be fluent with 3D CAD; Creo and/or Solidworks and also have a good understanding and knowledge of manufacturing and assembly processes and the key drivers for high volume manufacture, with experience (ideally) in plastic injection moulding.

3. Awareness of the principles of Design Control, as these will underpin your work within the quality management system, accredited to ISO 13485 & FDA 21 CFR Part 820.

Key Words: Medical Device Design Engineer | Healthcare | Pharmaceutical | Life Science | Mechanical Engineering | ISO13485 | Technology

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for talent development. We therefore welcome applications for any interested parties who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment professionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.

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