Senior Material Engineer

Location: Blackpool, Lancashire Salary: £30 - £33 per hour
Sector: Medical Devices Specialism:
Type: Contract Contact: Sam Davies

Senior Material Engineer

Senior Material Engineer needed for a globally-recognised Medical Devices organisation based in Blackpool who are looking to employ an experienced Senior Materials Engineer with an in-depth knowledge of a range of engineering functions in association with Materials development projects.

The successful Senior Material Engineer will want to work for this client not just because it's a great opportunity but also because they will give you a very competitive rate of pay: £30 - £33 per hour.

What the role entails: Reporting to the Materials Engineering Manager the Senior Materials Engineer will provide a lead role in the project & validation engineering of Materials Development projects.

Some of the key responsibilities of the Senior Material Engineer will include:

* 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 such as 8-D, DMAIC, etc.
* 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
* 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.

What you need to be the successful Senior Material Engineer:
In order to be the successful Senior Material Engineer and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:

* 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

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Material Engineer to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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