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Project Support Assistant - Product Development

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England



Why join us? justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph'>CMR is one of the UKs most exciting companies to be joining right now.The scale of our ambition to build a world-class medical devices company in Cambridge is matched only by the breath-taking innovation that underpins our next generation of surgical robot. Were an award-winning company that plans to significantly disrupt the way surgery is performed for the benefit of millions of patients all around the world. Our values are ambitious, humble, people focused and fair and responsible. If you share these values, our passion for improving lives, and have the skills to make a real difference to the way minimal access surgery is developed and delivered, then its a great time to join us.


You will be responsible for supporting the team to achieve on-time delivery of mechanical and electronics design changes. Some of the ways wed like you to help us achieve this are:

  • Helping draftengineering change documentation drawing on the technical knowledge of the team to communicate design changes, and making sure that the proper risk management activities have been completed, such as updating FMEAs.

  • Liaising withmanufacturingto ensure that changesare properly communicated and that the design transfer process is workingsmoothly.

  • Liaising withthe quality department to ensure thatthe defined development processes are being followed within the mechanical andelectronic product development teams.

  • Supporting engineering design reviews and triage meetingsensuring that the reviews are timely, outputs aredocumented and the actions are tracked and followed up.

  • Helpingmaintain the project plans working with senior engineers to establish a plan and then tracking progress against it.

  • Supporting submission processes with regulatory bodies when changes are made helping draft supporting documentation and pullingtogether inputs from the engineering teams.

  • Improving development processes working withthe engineering teams to identify bottlenecks and inefficiencies and helpingput in place better processes

Were a high growth company and as such roles change and evolve. Wed expect that in the future you would to be willing to turn your hand to supporting some of our other teams who are designing, manufacturing and servicing our world-class product.

About You

A natural communicator hopefully goes without saying, but in addition wed like you to have:

  • a love of developing efficient and well-defined processes that help teams run smoothly youll be ruthlessly efficient and eager to remove barriers to getting things done

  • a drive to get the details right youre probably the sort of person who hates loose ends, documents that arent quite right or actions that havent been followed up

  • an ability to distil complextechnical information into clear written descriptions

  • experience of working closely withengineers and scientists in a product development organisation.

Wed also like you to have at least one of the following:

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent in engineering or physical sciences

  • Experience of working in a medicalproduct development environment, and within an ISO13485 quality managementsystem

  • Experience of ISO 14971 compliantrisk management processes

  • Experience of creating, tracking andmaintaining project plans

The Package

We offer a competitive salary and a great benefits package (including non-contributory pension scheme, cycle-to-work scheme, life assurance, and our legendary monthly BBQs). On top of that, youll be joining a company with a fabulous culture of ambition, creativity and teamwork, and where fun is just as valued as our commitment to make surgery better for millions of people.

Interested? Wed love to hear from you!

Posted 15 days ago

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