Biomedical Engineer Bristol

Freelance Surgical Ltd
Bristol (City Centre)
From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
13 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Biomedical Engineer – South West­ United Kingdom As a biomedical engineer, you will utilise your technical knowledge to develop, document and carry out procedures for the repair and/or service of a wide range of high value diagnostic and therapy equipment. You will need to have excellent interpersonal and communication skills in order to develop relationships with our existing customer-base and further develop new relationships, increasing opportunities as a result. This is an exciting new opportunity, the team and premises have expanded through 2016 and the successful candidate will be required to assist with the growth by developing the engineering department. Therefore, as well as the specialist skills required, the successful candidate will have their own creative ideas on how the department should mature with the company. Your role will include · Rapid and exemplary technical service on a wide range of high value diagnostic and therapy equipment. · First, second, and in some cases third line service for a wide range of preowned and new equipment. · Liaising with OEM organisations to obtain parts and service for a wide variety of medical equipment. · Providing telephone assistance to customers and ensuring quality related responsibilities are completed in a timely manner. · Arranging & conducting training for customers. · Arranging all site visits for the service of all hospital equipment on maintenance contracts. · Maintaining a library of technical manuals for all equipment. · Conducting a continuous development of all testing standards to ensure compliance. · Maintaining the database of calibrated test equipment, ensuring currency of all equipment IAW with ISO. · Resolve technical queries arising from other internal departments and customers, either directly or through liaison with OEM. · Developing a detailed technical understanding of a wide range of medical devices. · Sourcing parts and consumables for equipment, to maintain serviceability. · Managing your own department, including conducting regular risk assessments (COSHH, PPE, electrical safety etc) · Confidence in understanding the commitment this position demands. Experience and skills (Essential) Are you prepared for the challenge…? · Excellent interpersonal skills, both verbally and in writing. · Independent and highly self-motivated. · HNC or equivalent in electronic engineering. · Previous outstanding track record within the medical industry. · Excellent computer skills. · Full UK driving licence (requires on site repairs/diagnostics). Desirable Skills · Previous experience working on a wide range of equipment within a medical device service & repair environment. · Advanced qualifications in medical areas relevant to the position. · Ex Military. · Familiar with Customer Relationship software. Company overview Freelance Surgical Limited provide high quality medical products to both the veterinary and human industries. 2016 sees the company going into its 29 th year and with the exponential growth experienced over the last 12 months, they are currently seeking like-minded professional individuals to increase their workforce. They provide excellent careers for exceptional people. This job was originally posted as