R&D Engineer / Research & Development Engineer
An experienced Research and Development Technology manager is required by a Pharmaceutical company, based in the Weybridge area.
This position will be providing leadership and support for the design, development, and optimisation of reduced risk products to meet current and future business requirements as well as wider business strategy. This role requires management of firmware and software design and verification and its integration with electronics and mechanical design. Additionally the role is required to manage software technology standards developed internally or as a result of regulations or best practice.
*Provide the necessary expertise in software design and implementation to develop suitable technical features and functionalities into products/prototypes in line with project objectives and business requirements.
*Manage and/or develop the technical standards relating to software providing the product development team with clear direction on what and how technology can be used during the development process. These standards could be generated internally, from best practice or as a result of regulations or international standards.
*Support the product development team by developing relevant input to technical requirements, development plans, risk management, verification and validation tests for prototypes and final specification of device.
*Working with IT department, manage device-related Bluetooth protocols and test requirements for devices with smartphone App functionality.
*Manage vendor relationships with external development partners and coordinate development activities with key suppliers.
*Manage and communicate firmware and software version change control for devices and consumables (where relevant) ensuring traceability through SAP.
*Degree in Electrical/Electronic/Software Engineering or related Engineering discipline or equivalent scientific ability based on relevant experience and appropriate education.
*Strong experience preferably working in development roles for a consumer electronics industry. Proven software experience, including design and implementation.
*Firmware, Software design, Electronics, Mechanical design, Design & Implementation, Risk Management, Validation, Intellectual Property.
*Preferred Programming language is C, C+.
*Preferably able to write and test the Bluetooth protocols with both the APP team and the developer.
If you are interested in this role, please apply now for immediate consideration.
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