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At Eschmann, we believe that every individual can make a big difference.

We're passionate in seeking ambitious, talented and motivated individuals at every stage of their career, helping them to thrive and develop skills across a variety of roles.

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Job Title: Compliance Engineer

Department: Product Development & Engineering Support

Location: Lancing, West Sussex

Hours of work: 37.5

Salary:£35,000 - £45,000

The Role

We are currently looking for a Compliance Engineer to join our growing team and make that difference.

The Compliance Engineer will assist the Product Development & Engineering Support Manager in ensuring the regulatory compliance for new product development and design changes to established legacy devices.

Main duties include;

  • Actively monitoring; seeking to understand and analysing the impact of all new and updated Regulations and standards applicable to our products
  • Managing the standards compliance process including, when necessary, performing a gap analysis and technical review of a new or updated standard and the generation of an action plan that will ensure continued compliance
  • Ensuring the actions from the above plan are carried out by suitably qualified personnel, arranging external testing where necessary, scheduling internal testing and, where appropriate, carrying out the required testing.
  • Collaborating with Regultory Affairs to understand existing, new and planned changes to regulatory requirements/guidelines and standards and they relate to company products and procedures
  • Assisting with the generation of the Systems Requirements Specifications (SRS) to ensure requirements are complete and testable
  • Ensuring procedures related to product compliance are maintained and followed

About You

  • A formal engineering qualification preferably in either electrical/electronic or mechanical engineering, or similar and significant experience in a similar role preferably within the medical device industry
  • Knowledge of relevant regulations applicable to medical devices, e.g. UK MDR and EU MDR and related standards such as ISO 14971, BS EN 13060 and BS EN 61010 is desirable
  • Innovative and creative with regards to identifying solutions to problems and improving existing systems and processes
  • Ability to provide clear, concise and comprehensive verbal and written reports to all levels within the Company and third parties. Ability to liaise and negotiate with others in the pursuit of goals. Must be able to work with others, providing support and constructive ideas in addressing problems
  • A logical and pragmatic approach coupled with the ability and tenacity to obtain information with minimal supervision is essential. Strong ability to influence and motivate people, having good business sense coupled with mature and tactful approach
  • Self-motivated and well organised, flexible and adaptable with excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Computer literate

For you

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Cycle2work scheme
  • Money back on everyday health costs including optical, dental and other therapies
  • Training and development support
  • Retail and health club discounts
  • Access to a 24-hour advice and Information line for you and your family covering legal, health and wellbeing advice
  • Life Assurance
  • Company sick pay scheme

Being an SME you will also have the opportunity for contact with senior leaders. We can also provide you with a positive workplace culture including hybrid working, following a successful training period.

Location and transport

Based in Eschmann House, Lancing, West Sussex on the sunny South coast, we have on-site parking for those using 4 wheels, Lancing Station is a 20-minute walk for those requiring train services, the nearest bus stop is a 5-minute walk, and for those wishing to use 2 wheels, bike storage and on site shower facilities are available.

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Job Title: Software Engineering Student Placement

Location: Lancing, West Sussex

Hours of work: 37.5

Salary: £18,500

This is an exciting opportunity at Eschmann to help develop and enhance the company’s infection control products in new areas of Electronics, Software & connectivity.

The role will involve working alongside in-house technical teams including Software, Electronics, IT and Technical Support as well as some time working with third party software developers and Marketing to develop customer solutions.

Areas of work will include helping with the research & evaluation of new and emerging technologies; helping develop software architecture and design documents; being hands on & developing software; inputting into design reviews, risk assessment and product testing.

The work will also include resolving hardware and software related product issues, along with product enhancements such as evolving Cycle Diagnosis and further development of the new WiFi Data Logger and cloud-based Customer Portal.

Skills of interest include an enthusiasm and aptitude for technical problem solving, excellent written and verbal communication, an attention to detail, the ability to work effectively as part of a team or individually, the ability to manage multiple projects concurrently, be able to easily adapt to changing priorities and not afraid to challenge and influence others to bring about positive change.

Typically studying for a degree in Computer Science or Electronics Engineering; the ideal candidate will have knowledge and/or practical experience in embedded software development including C and C++, full stack web development, as well as some electronic hardware experience.

The Terms

Eschmann employees work a 37.5-hour week, Monday-Friday. 25 days holiday per calendar year and the placement would receive a salary equivalent to £18,500 per annum. The duration of the placement is expected to be for 40 weeks and commence from early summer 2023.

Application procedure

With application, please attach your CV with a covering letter detailing why you are interested and what you believe they could bring to the placement. 

Further details about the company can be viewed on our website.

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Job Title: Quality and Regulations Student Placement

Location: Lancing, West Sussex

Hours of work: 37.5

Salary: £18,500

This year, the UK regulatory landscape for medical equipment continues to change with the introduction of new and revised standards to show compliance to the EU Medical Device Regulations plus the introduction of the UK’s own Medical Device Regulations. We are also looking at new technologies and markets which bring their own regulatory challenges. This is an exciting opportunity to help Eschmann develop the company’s Quality and Regulatory knowledge and framework to meet these challenges.

The role will involve working with the in-house Quality and Regulatory team, plus close working with other departments including Development, Marketing, Production Engineering and Manufacturing.

Areas of work will include:

  • The creation and copy approval of IFU’s (Instruction For Use) , service manuals, etc.
  • Assisting in the standards compliance process including, when necessary, performing gap analysis of standards.
  • Assisting with the generation and completion of the project related Usability documentation.
  • Completion of clinical publication reviews

Skills of interest will include studying for a degree or equivalent in clinical, medical, or engineering; some experience in the generation and editing of documents, reviewing and assessing specifications or regulations; interest in areas of clinical/medical regulation or investigation, electrical/mechanical specification; interest in data analysis.

The Terms

Eschmann employees work a 37.5-hour week, Monday-Friday. 25 days holiday per calendar year and the placement would receive a salary equivalent to £18,500 per annum. The duration of the placement is expected to be for 40 weeks and commence from early summer 2023.

Application procedure

With application, please attach your CV with a covering letter detailing why you are interested and what you believe they could bring to the placement. 

Further details about the company can be viewed on our website.

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Job Title: Mechanical Engineering and - or Electrical Engineering Student Placement

Location: Lancing, West Sussex

Hours of work: 37.5

Salary: £18,500

This is an exciting opportunity at Eschmann to help support, improve & develop the company’s infection control products in the areas of Mechanical & Electrical disciplines.

We are looking for someone to help with some project work in improving our products under our Profitability Drive program, this will involve;

  1. a) Identifying the possible improvements via data from our Field Engineering Team & Customer Contract Databases.
  2. b) Prioritizing these improvements via costs & incidence.
  3. c) Working through the improvements, as part of a team involving our R&D, Product Engineering, Production and Service Teams, to identify solutions.
  4. d) Help to implement them, with our team of 40+ Engineers in the UK.

Identify > Prioritize > Action > Implement

This will include product issues, process issues, and improvements to current products, and involvement with new projects to bring them to market.

This role will suit an individual studying for a degree in Mechanical Engineering and/or Electrical Engineering as most of the improvements will be Mechanical & Electrical.

If the degree included an element of Business Management, that would be a bonus.

We are looking for a dynamic individual who can help us make some improvements, whilst personally experiencing some real-life & on-the-job challenges.

The Terms

Eschmann employees work a 37.5-hour week, Monday-Friday. 25 days holiday per calendar year and the placement would receive a salary equivalent to £18,500 per annum. The duration of the placement is expected to be for 40 weeks and commence from early summer 2023.

Application procedure

With application, please attach your CV with a covering letter detailing why you are interested and what you believe they could bring to the placement. 

Further details about the company can be viewed on our website.

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