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Test and Validation Engineer

  • GE Healthcare
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/12/2018 4:50:09 AM
  • 2936902
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Healthcare Life Sciences
Location(s): United Kingdom; Cambridge

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Role Summary:
We are looking for a talented Test and Validation Engineer to help us develop Asymptote’s range of equipment for cryogenically preserving Cellular and Gene Therapies (CGT). This role is for a versatile, driven and quality-focused Test and Validation Engineer to bring their experience and skills to drive Quality and test in our close-knit R&D group.

Essential Responsibilities:

Asymptote is building a world-class team in the emerging CGT industry & the development projects we undertake create products that are highly cross functional (e.g. Thermo-Physics, Electronics, Software, Biological & Mechanical interfaces). We’d love to hear from you if you’d like to come and join us!

The successful candidate will:

• Drive implementation of test and validation processes throughout our NPI lifecycle in all functional areas, e.g. mechanical, electronic and software.
• Perform and plan experiments. e.g. design and build test-rigs for our equipment and software UI testing.
• Support the NPI team through all stages of development (from early prototype through to manufacture)
• Work closely with Manufacturing to optimize manufacturing Quality.


• Degree educated in a scientific subject or equivalent knowledge & experience
• Significant industry experience in testing
• Be familiar with the V-model of development.
• Have experience of working to and adhering to standards, e.g. 9001 and 13485.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website

Desired Characteristics:

• Ability to drive a culture of Quality and test.
• Be detailed orientated, a completer finisher
• Enjoy being technically challenged
• Proven problem solving ability, self-motivated
• Hold cross-functional experience (e.g. mechanical design - computer programming/scripting - electronics - manufacture etc…)
• Experience of working in a regulated environment, ideally medical devices

Locations: United Kingdom; Cambridge

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