innovation technologist in wimborne

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Are you an experienced Innovation Technologist? Are you looking to take on a new challenge with a leading Medical Devices Manufacturer? If so we are looking for individuals just like you!

We have an opportunity for a Innovation Technologist to join a leading client of ours to be responsible for supporting the research and technology group.

Based in Winborne, our client would like you to work permanent Monday to Friday; you will have the opportunity to be responsible for:

Working as part of the Research & Technology group, provides a wide application of technical principles, theories and concepts associated with medical device innovation. Takes a creative role in new technology and concept innovation for a range of complex medical devices & dressings. Embodies a dynamic interaction style resulting in positive engagement with all stakeholders.

Major Responsibilities

 As an Innovation technologist, act as a source of innovative and creative thinking, solving user problems through technical design;
 Lead & project manage the development of new technologies through to their logical conclusion.
 Using the required software tools, rapidly turn new technologies and product ideas into visual or physical designs using sketches, 3D CAD models, visualisations or rapid prototypes;
 Create prototypes to allow for the presentation of concepts or functional/feasibility testing where appropriate;
 Specify, select and integrate mechanical and electro-mechanical components. Integrate electronics and other technologies into the new concepts;
 Lead the process of getting new product concepts & technologies approved for further development by producing supporting documentation within our TRL process;
 Able to dynamically and confidently interact with stakeholders at many levels within the business, and be able to communicate the value of your innovations and their technical validity;
 Participate in cross functional development teams, and contribute to the continuous improvement and development of the technical prowess of the business locally and globally;
 As a member of a cross-functional project team contributing to team meetings, liaising with suppliers and other functions outside of the R&T group;
 Act as a conduit between R&T Ferndown and other R&D locations through the communication of ideas, best practice and results across the Centres of Excellence, sharing lessons learnt, and contributing to the development of others;
 Work with and if needed manage external design and technical support including sub-contractors to meet timelines and objectives;
 Participate in technical, critical design reviews as required;
Position Profile
 Drive the development of new technology and concepts resulting in value added IP for the business;

Position Qualifications

Experience and Education:
 Qualified mechanical or design engineer;
 Confident, proficient and engaging communication style;
 Should have at least 3 years' experience in 3D CAD systems in a product innovation environment;
 Proven experience in producing 3D CAD models and 2D drawings and associated technical documents within a regulated engineering environment;
 Previous technical leadership experience;
 Able to demonstrate knowledge of a wide range of design and manufacturing processes and knowledge of how to progress a new design from concept to production;
 Biomedical or wound care experience beneficial;
 Experience in generating Intellectual Property an advantage;

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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