About The Role
Here at CDP you will be involved in developing products that make a difference. These can be in a wide range of areas including developing novel medical devices and drug delivery systems which improve lives. Your role will offer you the perfect opportunity to lead on projects and still use your technical knowledge to offer innovative solutions to our clients. Working within our multidisciplinary teams you will be responsible for developing innovative mechanical engineering designs and leading technically complex projects for our pharmaceutical, drug delivery and medical device clients. You will be involved as a technical lead in sales calls, helping to write proposals and client management. You will use your in-depth specialist technical knowledge to help drive important development projects toward success. 
About You
  • Track record of leading medical device development projects, taking responsibility for quality, time and profit
  • Highly creative and highly technical in many of the following areas: concept generation; engineering and statistical analysis and detail design; design of experiments; design for high and low volume manufacturing; development methods for high reliability such as QbD
  • Practical experience of healthcare industry-specific regulatory processes: working to Quality Management Systems such as ISO 13485 and 21CFR820; risk management to ISO14971; design control; compilation of Design History File; verification and validation; clinical trial support
  • Good degree in Science or Engineering
  • Highly confident to present ideas and results in a compelling way
  • Commercial awareness gained in one of the following environments: devices development / engineering department of a medical or pharmaceutical company; technical / design consultancy; technology start-up
  • Ambitions to learn and develop further technical, project leadership, and business development skills
  • Project leadership skills to empower the team and drive development efficiently and effectively towards well-defined goals.
About Us
We are an employee owned company with our staff at the centre of our strategy. Employee ownership allows us to maintain full control over the direction of our business and our creative culture. Our offices are based in a beautiful rural location close to Cambridge where we offer an exciting and challenging working environment.

We hire people with a genuine enthusiasm and curiosity for engineering and science so if you’re the type of person who fills their spare time designing and making things, then we’d love to know.

In return for your hard work and insightful ideas, you receive excellent learning and development opportunities, discretionary bonus, 12% non-contributory pension, private healthcare and 25 days holiday.