R&D Engineer

DATS are looking for an experienced R&D Engineer. Our client is a major blue chip company who manufacture globally including North Wales.They have a need for an R & D Engineer to join a busy team of 12/13 people. The role has come about due to a backload of work in the support of existing historical products.

Role: R&D Engineer
Position Type: Contract (3 – 6 months)
Hours: Full Time
Salary: £35 – £45/ hr Ltd
Location: North West/North Wales
Industry:  Manufacturing
Reference: HQ6440
Date Posted: 08/02/2018

What skills and experience do you need?


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science and/or Engineering (or equivalent)
  • Experience working within the Medical Devices or equivalent regulated industry
  • Experience in laboratory environments, test methods development, validation, analysis, statistics, design of experiments, and various analytical measurement techniques.
  • Demonstrable experience of on-time delivery of complex technical projects and problem solving activities
  • Detailed knowledge of Design Control Frameworks in accordance with EU ISO 13485 & US 21CFR820 Quality Systems for Medical Devices
  • Highly structured, ability to prioritise and progress lots of tasks in parallel
  • Proven scientific and creative approach to problem-solving
  • The ability to communicate effectively in English (verbal and written) is essential.


  • Experience of product design (high level and detailed), detailed design, quality function deployment, design for manufacture, design for assembly and/or value proposition design.
  • Experience of Process Validation activities (FAT, SAT, IQ, OQ, PQ activities) and Change Control

What are the pay and benefits?

Depending on experience

If you feel this opportunity could be a fit for your skills and experience, please reply to this advert and one of our Consultants will contact you to discuss the role in more detail. Recruitment processes with our Clients usually move quickly and successful applicants will advance to interview stage promptly. Regrettably, only applicants who demonstrate the required experience outlined in the advert will be contacted.

If successful, candidates will need to prove eligibility and legal entitlement to work in the UK.