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Engineer

Posted Date: 21-Jan-2022

Location: Penicuik, GB, EH26 0BF

Company: Quotient

We are recruiting for an Engineer to join the Engineering & Facilities team based at our site near Penicuik. The role is a full time, permanent position working 37.5 hours per week. This role has flexible working options (working 7.5 hours per day between 08:00 and 18:00) with some overtime and on-call duties a requirement.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

The primary function is to provide engineering support to ensure that the manufacturing and facility equipment is calibrated, maintained, optimised and functioning to expected operating standards, resulting in reduced downtime, increased yield with optimum quality and throughput.

 

The main responsibilities will include:

  • Performing all engineering tasks associated with laboratory, production and facilities equipment.
  • Ensuring that all work undertaken complies with Health & Safety legislation, SOP’s, statutory/regulatory requirements and the principals of cGMP
  • Driving & owning continuous improvement projects by utilising Lean tools and principles to reduce waste, improve cost effectiveness, yield and equipment uptime.
  • Initiating developmental and improvement initiatives for equipment, staff and processes.
  • Managing visiting contractors ensuring that all works are completed safely and in full compliance with all regulatory requirements.

 

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Recognised Engineering qualification [Mechanical or Electrical] NC/HNC in Engineering.
  • Time served or modern apprentice to SVQ/NVQ level 3 or equivalent.
  • Health & Safety training / qualification.
  • Relevant experience working in a similar Engineering GMP medical device / pharmaceutical environment would be advantageous.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Competitive salary on offer
  • Potential bonus payments and company shares issued dependant on individual and business performance
  • Competitive On-Call rota, with a weekly and daily ‘Standby’ rate, with additional ‘Call Out’ Rate – claim for time worked (including travel) at time and a half (x1.5) contracted hourly rate.
  • Excellent training and development opportuntities, tailored to individual needs
  • We offer a range of core and flexible benefits ranging from private medical cover, life assurance, cycle to work, technology, and restaurant discounts.
  • The role requires a Full UK Driving License as well as occasional overtime and on-call rota participation.