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R&D quality Engineer - Hardware in Portsmouth, United Kingdom at Pall

Date Posted: 5/14/2019

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Job ID: LIF004204

About Us

Pall Corporation is a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, serving the diverse needs of customers across the broad spectrum of life sciences and industry.
Pall Life Sciences provides cutting-edge products and services to meet the demanding needs of customers discovering, developing and producing biotech drugs, vaccines, cell therapies and classic pharmaceuticals. Pall offers advanced medical technologies, which are often a patient’s last line of defense from dangerous pathogens. Pall’s food and beverage products provide critical protection from contaminants during various manufacturing steps.
Pall Industrial serves a diverse range of customers in the microelectronics, aerospace, fuels, petrochemical, chemical, automotive, and power generation industries. Pall is a key supplier to the innovative and demanding semiconductor and consumer electronics industries, and provides filtration products used in critical applications on commercial and military aerospace vehicles. Pall products are key to the reliability of industrial equipment. Pall’s engineered solutions help municipal and industrial customers address mounting water quality, scarcity and demand issues, and help energy companies maximize production and develop commercially successful next generation fuels.
Headquartered in Port Washington, New York, Pall has offices and plants throughout the world.
To learn more about Pall, please visit https://www.pall.com/en/about-pall.html.


Description

Position Objective: 
The R&D team develops products and systems to be used in the Biotech industry, which may include hardware, control systems and disposable products associated with our portfolio of bio-containers, mixers, bioreactors and supporting devices such as sterile connectors.
The purpose of this role is to work very closely with R&D and Manufacturing teams to drive product quality and reliability from the initial design stages through to full manufacturing transfer, product launch and early sales. The role will also support quality improvement initiatives for legacy products when required. 

Essential Job Functions:
  • Gain deep technical / hands-on understanding of the products within the R&D portfolio;
  • Work within R&D teams to assist in developing high quality and reliable products;
  • Run and participate in design risk assessments (both internally within project teams and with key suppliers);
  • Develop and implement test plans (representative of end-user applications) to reduce reliability risks of systems and components;
  • Problem solving to determine root cause of any design-related reliability issues and manage, plan and implement corrective actions;
  • Participate in process mapping and production readiness reviews, both internally and with suppliers;
  • Feed-back any lessons learnt into new product designs;
  • Assist in quality evaluation of new technologies and suppliers;
  • Perform supplier audits and risk assess reliability of bought-in components;
  • Support transfer of new products from R&D to manufacturing; 
  • Provide practical and technical assistance to other engineers in design, assembly, manufacturing and maintenance tasks;
  • Work with R&D, Manufacturing and Quality groups to help resolve customer complaints / manufacturing issues during early commercial stages;
  • Work with maintenance and service personnel to produce documentation packs prior to product launch
  • Participate in change management and life cycle management activities.

Job Requirements



Qualifications

Education, Competencies and Skills:
  • Bachelor or Masters degree in engineering (mechanical, electrical or design) or equivalent (e.g. engineering experience and training such as Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship, ONC/HNC);
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant professional experience, preferably as a Quality Engineer or in a role supporting quality and quality improvement disciplines;
  • Knowledge of automated equipment design;
  • Strong technical problem solving skills; 
  • Be solution driven with strong sense of urgency;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English (company language);
  • Very good reporting skills (written and spoken), adjusted to your audience;
  • Be autonomous whilst also being a team player;
  • Willingness to occasionally travel to visit other Pall sites, suppliers and customers;
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements in the pharmaceutical industry (is an asset);
  • Knowledge of process, equipment and component validation (is an asset);
  • Experience of continuous improvement initiatives (is an asset).



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Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.
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