materials process engineer in blackpool

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blackpool, lancashire
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Are you an experienced Materials Process Engineer? Are you looking to take on a new challenge with a Medical Devices Manufacturer? If so we are looking for individuals just like you!

We have an opportunity for a Materials Process Engineer to play a key role in the project & validation engineering of Materials Development projects.

You will be collaborating with cross functional groups including R&D, Engineering and Operations, the position will be responsible for identifying and supporting strategic materials related engineering projects ensuring optimum process capability and design for manufacturability in the development of new processes. The role involves working with a cross functional team to develop advanced manufacturing processes for the implementation of materials technologies and innovative processes to build excellence in Materials Development.

This is a contract opportunity for 12 months initially, working 37 hours per week Mon-Fri.

Responsibilities include:

* Provide technical input and ownership for projects in the area of Materials Development
* Participate in the development of long-term strategies for materials related technologies
* Drive Validation /Verification strategies
* Conduct detailed product / process design reviews
* Facilitate technical problem resolution through the application of best practice tools
* Implement of cost effective material-related manufacturing solutions to drive engineering efficiencies
* Conduct feasibility studies to assess new technologies or process improvements
* Implement design for manufacturability in new processes to minimise lifecycle cost
* Apply appropriate statistical and validation techniques based on overall risk
* Project management responsibility for Material Development projects
* Communicate with key stakeholders when required
* Support root cause analysis activities related to material processes
* Provide timely and accurate reporting on project activities
* Support testing & sampling when necessary and required to ensure successfully project tasks completion
* Ensure all activities comply with GMP, ISO and quality system requirements.
* Ensure that all health, safety and environmental requirements are fulfilled
* Participate in collaborations with R&D and academic institutions

Experience, qualifications and skills:


* BSc in Materials Science or Engineering
* Materials characterisation - advanced analytical techniques
* Extensive statistical and problem solving engineering expertise (Six Sigma, SE or A3)
* Strong influencing and negotiation skills
* Drive, energy and enthusiasm for delivering to commitments
* Continuous Improvement Focus


* PhD or MSc qualification Material Sciences or similar
* Surface Science Characterization Expertise (XRD, SEM, EDX etc)
* Project management experience
* Lean/Six Sigma Certification
* 2-4 years' experience within a medical device company or similar industry

If this role is of interest to yourself, and matches your skills sets and experience then please click apply below to submit your CV. Please ensure your up to date contact details are on your CV before applying. If your application is shortlisted, we will call you and discuss the role in further detail to ensure this role is what you are looking for and meets our clients needs.

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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