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Job titleClinical Development Engineer
Job typeMeditech
Salary GBP
LocationUK Central
Bonus Package
Job description

Surgical robotics is one of the fastest growing sectors in the medical devices space and is taking the market by storm! One of the UK’s most exciting, award-winning surgical robotics companies is looking for a Clinical Development Engineer to join their team in the UK. If you’re experienced in clinical development and excited by robotics, this could be the perfect opportunity for you to progress your career!

The company

Our client is a disruptive player in the rapidly growing surgical robotics space. They produce state-of-the art robotics for the minimally invasive surgery space that are set to change the face of surgery forever. They have a close-knit and family-orientated culture in the business so they’re passionate about finding people that will fit in with their mission to make the next generation of surgical robot. Their robot will improve patient care and have a huge impact on the healthcare market, from surgeons to patients alike.

This is an exciting time to join them as they seek to disrupt the way minimally invasive surgery is performed around the world.

The role

As a Clinical Development Engineer, you’ll be responsible for delivering lab-based pre-clinical validation studies to support product development. You’ll have a strong knowledge of medical technologies and will use this to coordinate and develop these studies. You’ll play a key role in the clinical evaluation of our client’s technologies and will help them push forward their product development pipeline!


Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating, developing and delivering lab-based pre-clinical validation studies
  • Supporting the product development pipeline
  • Working with external stakeholders to identify clinical needs
  • Carrying out clinical evaluations
  • Translating clinical need into engineering requirements (and vice versa)
  • Supporting product development documentation activities
  • Undertaking clinical risk analysis
  • Building strong relationships with other teams to define and validate clinical goals
  • Documenting exploratory and validation studies
  • Following protocols and reports to support research, commercial decisions, and regulatory submissions
  • Developing a strong clinical knowledge of the robotics system



The requirements

You will have a background in clinical development engineering, as well as…

  • Demonstrable track record in a scientific/engineering position (preferably medical device related)
  • Degree in science, engineering, or a bioengineering discipline
  • Strong understanding of the product development lifecycle
  • Knowledge of surgical devices in a regulated environment
  • Ability to provide specialist knowledge of medical device development and life-cycle studies
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Able to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Supportive and helpful approach to other team members
  • A ‘can-do’ attitude


Important information

FMC contact for the role: Frankie Warder (

Reference number: 9125

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    Updated on 2017-08-07T17:04:38+00:00, by Matthew Graham.