Based at our HQ in Southend-on-Sea in Essex, this is an exciting opportunity to join our Research & Development team. This is a 12-month placement, commencing July 2024.

In this role, you will assist in the conceptualisation, design and development of Medical Devices and Accessories through research, initial concept design, engineering analysis, prototyping, risk assessment and evaluation.

Your responsibilities

  • Assist in Research, Design development and prototyping of products in accordance with company development standards (e.g. TDP, PDD) to meet functional, clinical, regulatory and manufacturing requirements
  • Assist in the research of new product development, materials and manufacturing technologies including intellectual property and their application to meet or exceed customer company and project needs
  • Assist in the evaluation and documentation of the feasibility, reliability and risk of concepts and/or prototypes through engineering testing and analysis to demonstrate that the product performance, manufacturability, safety and cost are consistent with the customer, regulatory and production requirements
  • Assist in the development of timelines, cost and resource estimates for development/research tasks to appraise management of performance against plan, communicating and reporting progress to project management to maintain and track compliance to project schedule
  • Assist in the delivery of manufacturable designs acceptable to operations by applying design for manufacture principles and implement feedback from Manufacturing Engineers, external suppliers and other sources
  • Ensure high product and process quality in collaboration with the Quality department and all other departments

Your qualification

  • You will be an undergraduate studying a degree in Electronic Engineering, this is essential
  • You possess strong problem-solving skills
  • You can demonstrate strong organisational and communication skills
  • Understanding of a wide range of engineering technologies and methods used in Research & Design

Your competencies

  • Patient Focus - We put patients at the heart of everything
  • Integrity - We do the right thing
  • Innovation - We look for new ways to make things better
  • Impact - We take accountability and get things done
  • Empathy - We care for one another and work together

Your benefits

  • In addition to salary, you will receive a generous generous annual leave entitlement
  • You will be eligible to enrol into our comprehensive company pension scheme and receive private medical cover
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Relocation assistance
  • Flexible working hours
  • At our HQ, we have an on-site staff restaurant and shuttle service

About Olympus Manufacturing KeyMed

The Corporate Division is responsible for centralized functions that include Finance and Controlling, HR, IT, Quality Management and Supply Chain Management. It provides essential services and support to all business divisions. Moreover, it is an important project initiator and leader within the international network.