Process Engineering is a critical capability to deliver scale-up of formulations created in partnership within product development and technical transfer of new innovations to GAMA Healthcare’s already growing external manufacturing partners. The drive to ensure innovative new products can be scaled up appropriately and with confidence to meet key launch timings, is paramount to our ambitious growth plans.
Our new Science & Innovation Director needs to strengthen this world class framework and environment within our brand new, multi-million-pound, state-of-the-art research & product development facility in Halifax, West Yorkshire. Where we are able to design, develop and launch a growing range of medical products, devices and equipment to the UK & international markets – creating a Centre of Excellence (COE) and a leading ‘In-house’ product research, design, development and production environment.
The Process Engineer will be embedded within the Product Optimisation and Technical Transfer Teams, working across both Product Development and Product Optimisation to provide the skill, excellence and ‘know-how’ in development of scalable manufacturing; from prototyping to launch of large-scale manufacturing for key product formats and future innovations.
What will you do?
Ownership for providing process engineering expertise and support for pipeline projects across Surface and Skin Disinfection (and potentially Wound) sub-categories for the Science and Innovation Team
Deliver scale-up of formulations created within product development and technical transfer of new innovation to external manufacturing partners
Ensure innovative new products can be scaled up appropriately and with confidence as part of the product development process - also to ensure that products can be introduced to factories smoothly and issue-free to meet key launch timings
Manage the interface closely with Operations and Product Optimisation as new products are transferred to international manufacturing sites
What will you need?
Outstanding track record as a Process Engineer with high-level experience as part of a product development team or technical transfer team, working at the interface of R&D and Supply Chain/Operations
Prior experience working in the medical device/disinfection field on product formats would be advantageous
Strong experience of process scale-up and tech transfer of key processes to external manufacturing partners internationally
An ability to ‘trouble-shoot’ and solve problems in development and technical transfer of new products across both formulation, analytical and process engineering
Collaborative working style, with both internal and external partners e.g. contract manufacturing operations
Demonstrates an open and collaborative style, is driven to provide the best working environment, relationships, consideration for their team and other stakeholders, while also providing flair & entrepreneurship in a high-growth SME
Standard benefits will include: a performance-related bonus, 25 days holiday (plus statutory), a contributory pension scheme, private medical insurance, health-cashback plan, discounted memberships
Along with the above, we provide and pride ourselves on our organisational culture and working environment - providing a people-centric, lifestyle-balance approach. The work can be intense and incredibly fast-moving; however, we provide several great working practices and because of our two founders, a fully supportive, employee-engaging and inclusive environment.
GAMA Healthcare are world renowned and at the forefront of infection technology, specialising in the manufacture and distribution of revolutionary infection prevention control products and the provision of exceptional aftercare support.
If this sounds like it’s you, and you want to help shape the future of GAMA Healthcare we’d love to hear from you. Please Apply now!
Equal Opportunities: At GAMA Healthcare we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our communities. GAMA Healthcare is proud to be an equal opportunity employer regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion and belief, sex, and sexual orientation.
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