Job Title: Senior Test Engineer (Medical)
Job Category: Engineering
Job Location: Leatherhead, United Kingdom
Do you have proven experience working in a test house/manufacturer, or as a lead auditor in testing and assessing medical products to International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) standards?
Do you want to be part of a fast-growing, dynamic, successful team as part of a FTSE 100 company?
Do you want to work for a company that rewards performance?
If you answered yes to all of the above we want to hear from you as we have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Test Engineer (Medical)to join our dynamic team based in Leatherhead.
Due to the key requirements of the role involving testing to IEC standards we cannot process applications that do not have IEC experience.
Intertek's Electrical team applies more than 100 years of product testing expertise to quickly and efficiently help clients meet safety, performance, environmental and quality requirements for every market they wish to enter.
Specific functions include:
•Setting up and performing specified test programs on client products.
•Generation of test reports.
•Review of client requirements and preparation test plans/quotations in liaison with the relevant sales staff
•To act as both Preliminary and Final Reviewer of client process standards documentation (as part of IEC 60601-1; 2005 project delivery)
•To perform technical reviews of Test Reports leading to recommendations for Certification where appropriate
•To attend client preliminary design review sessions
•To support Sales Team through joint attendance during client visits, conference calls or consultancy sessions
•Preparation of Engineering Work Instructions and SOPs
Health & Safety
•To ensure that all staff in their control are fully aware of the requirements and of their responsibilities under the company’s H&S policy
•To work closely with the company H&S Manager to implement preventative and/or corrective measures to improve safety
•To ensure that adequate supervision is available at all times particularly where young or inexperienced workers are concerned
•To make sure that all employees in their control are aware of the procedures to follow in the event of a fire/accident or incident
•To ensure that all employees in their control receive full and adequate training necessary to carry out work in a safe manner.
•All areas of the workplace will be maintained in a neat and tidy condition at all times
•Those areas of the workplace that are frequently used by traffic or pedestrians will be given specific attention with regard to maintaining clean and tidy conditions
•All workstations will be maintained in a neat and tidy condition as so as avoid the build up of waste materials and other matters
•All waste materials will be promptly removed from the work area and placed in the right receptacles for that item of waste
•All waste items are to be removed regularly.
•To be willing to lead by example
•To encourage an open but disciplined approach to management and towards the business as a whole
•To promote customer focus and to be firm and fair in all of our activities
•To maintain a professional appearance befitting a member of the stream’s Management team
•Always conducting business on behalf of Intertek in a mature and adult manner
•To carry out any other duties that may reasonably be added to a role of this responsibility
•To play a full role in ensuring compliance with accreditations
•This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of duties and may be amended by the
•Company at any time.
•Good IT literacy skills
•Suitable degree in a relevant discipline or equivalent higher education or experience
•Proven Track record from similar background e.g. test house/manufacturer/lead auditor background
•Testing medical products to the requirements of IEC 60601-1 (61010 & 60950 would be advantageous)
•Maintaining compliance during product life-cycle
•Experience in analysis and identiﬁcation of accidents related to the functional safety of medical products
•Experience in preparation or evaluation of Risk Management Documentation (RM Files, FMEAs, Hazards Analysis and Fault Analysis etc.)
•Experience in preparation of usability Engineering files and/or development of software for safety-related systems highly advantageous
•Knowledge of the regulatory context for product safety
•Relevant practical knowledge & understanding of laboratory quality management
•Knowledge of the14971 requirements
•Thorough knowledge of IEC 60601-1 (2nd and 3rd edition)
•Understanding circuit diagrams and component level electronics
•Utilising Test Equipment for measurements and recording of data
•Understanding of test report generation
•Confident communicator (written/ oral) and able to build rapport, quickly and effectively
•The ability to demonstrate respect, equity and empathy for a diverse community
•Demonstrates flexibility and resilience in order to meet the demands of the role
•Encourage teamwork (promote operational synergies and alignment) to support each other, our customers and grow together
•Fosters integrity and honesty
•Ensure compliance to company, industry and regulatory standards
•Highly organised with strong attention to detail
•Results driven to focus contribution on activities which meet company goals and deliver the greatest value
•Ability to critique and improve activities through continuous improvement and innovation
•Ability to demonstrate exceptional customer service
•Highly energised mind-set with willingness and desire to learn and adapt individually
•Drive performance by ensuring performance expectations are met
Please provide a CV, Covering Letter (outlining your suitability for the role) and Salary Expectations to email@example.com including the reference Intertek276. All candidates will be required to confirm eligibility to work in the UK before starting employment.
As a matter of courtesy, we will try to respond to all applications. However, due to the volume of applications received, we may not be able to respond to individual candidates. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful. Please do not let this deter you from applying for vacancies in the future should you meet the minimum requirements of the role.
Intertek operates a preferred supplier arrangement and we do not accept unsolicited approaches from agencies
2nd January 2018