senior materials engineer in blackpool

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£ 36,000 per year
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blackpool, north west
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£ 36,000 per year
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Are you an experienced Senior Materials 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 Senior Materials Engineer to join a leading client of ours. This is a contract opportunity for 12 months initially, working 37 hours per week Mon-Fri.


* Free on-site gym
* Free on-site parking
* On-site restaurant
* Weekly pay
* Pension contributions


* Consolidation and validation of Project Plans and deliverables
* Manage communication and work commitments with teams' external to the core team
* Facilitate technical problem resolution through the application of best practice tools
* Define process outputs, transfer functions, process inputs. Understand sources of variation and inference spaces. Implement process characterization and input control to attain true process validation
* Understand Validation, Process and Project engineering related to job function/projects and lead the Engineering Team through these areas effectively
* Characterize product and process, including identification of CQA's and CPP's, performing DOE's to define relationship models, documenting design space, creation of control plan
* Define Material Characterization using advanced analytical techniques. Partner with key functions to understand test analysis and next specs
* Facilitate process FMEA and ensure action follow-up and revisions as required. Utilize other QA risk analysis techniques as required to minimize potential risk during development/implementation activity.
* Ensure that all changes and activities conform to local and corporate, statutory, legislative and regulatory requirements for GMP, HSE and Quality
* Ensure project changes are tracked and actioned appropriately. Implement Engineering Change Control throughout Design / Commissioning and Site Change Control during validation / production.
* Drive Validation /Verification strategies, authoring Master Validation Plans
* Ensure correct use of statistical QA methods for the project
* Create and maintain an environment of innovative continuous improvement, focusing on quality, cost reduction, process development and supply
* Co-ordination of effective resourcing of projects and the management of individual performances to defined objectives
* Lead Project team when necessary and required as delegate of Direct
* Support testing & sampling when necessary and required to ensure successfully project tasks completion


* Bachelor Degree level qualification in Science/Engineering or Equivalent
* Masters in Engineering and/or Business Administration
* Minimum 5 years' experience in a Technical role
* Proven Project Management experience (min 2 years' experience)
* Materials characterization experience - microscopy, chemical-physical analysis, advanced analytical techniques
* Proven knowledge and understanding of medical device / pharmaceutical regulated industry including FDA and GMP requirements
* Working knowledge of Quality Management Standards
* Working Knowledge of Equipment and Process Validation
* Six-Sigma Green Belt certified
* 2 years' min experience in Project Management
* Track record in team leadership


* Certification in Project Management and experience in the Health Care Industry
* Proficient in Microsoft Project Management
* Track record of project delivery
* Extensive Statistical Engineering Expertise (SPC, DOE etc.)
* Experience in high volume medical device manufacturing environment

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 client's 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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