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Creavo Medical Technologies is a global innovator in the development of advanced technology to enable healthcare professionals to accurately and rapidly detect medical conditions, supporting quick decision making to get patients into the correct pathway sooner.

When you join Creavo, you are becoming part of an innovative medical device company that is developing technology to revolutionise the way the healthcare industry manages patients with suspected heart-related problems when they enter emergency departments. The company was first formed to bring to market innovative technology developed by Professor Ben Varcoe, Chair of Quantum Information Science at Leeds University.

While the company is still in its infancy, Creavo has assembled an experienced management team, meaning you will have the excitement and agility that comes with working for a growing company combined with the expertise of an established organisation.

Creavo has headquarters in Coventry and a research facility based in the University of Leeds.

Creavo welcomes applications from candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds and will help you to build a rewarding career path.

Michal
“Since I started working for Creavo, I have enjoyed working with a dynamic, fresh and creative team that”
Michal
Lynda
“Working at Creavo, as a fairly new start-up company, provides a great opportunity for each member of staff to have a stake in the growth and development of the company and to be involved from the beginning to bring an exciting new device to the market, that could help to shape the future of emergency care in the NHS.”
Lynda
Robert
“I joined Creavo to be part of a team creating world-changing medical devices, giving me a huge amounts of job satisfaction, as well as the chance to push and develop myself professionally.”
Robert

Current Vacancies

Software Design Engineer C#

Job Description

Reporting to

Lead Software Engineer

 The Role

The Software Design Engineer is will lead aspects of C# software development for the next iteration of VitalScan system. The role doesn’t involve people management.

They shall adhere to the applicable medical regulatory and quality standards

The individual will report to Lead Software Engineer.

Principle Responsibilities

  • Design, create and debug software for Windows OS using safety-critical design approach
  • Create modular, testable code while adhering to company coding standards
  • Follow the software development process flow in a controlled environment
  • Review, analyse and improve existing project documentation
  • Use software management tools such as version control system (either centralised or distributed), and ALM
  • Develop software under IEC62304 workflow (an experience in similar standard such as ISO26262 will be considered)
  • Work closely with Embedded Software Engineering and Electronics Teams
  • Create modern UI elements
  • Create new project documentation by following appropriate standards (either internal or external)
  • Follow project flow as outlined in Quality Management System
  • Assist test engineers in defining test procedures
  • Able to interact with QA and understand their requirements for software design process
  • Review and validate test results if and when required

Please note these tasks are summary examples and not necessarily a comprehensive list.

  Key Knowledge & Personal Skills

  • Expert knowledge and proven experience of C# programming language in desktop Windows environment
  • Expert knowledge of modern Windows OS
  • Ability to create high-availability multi-threaded applications
  • Knowledge and practical experience of communication protocols including but not limited to: USB (VCOM) and RS-232.
  • Expert in WPF
  • Good understanding of modern practices such as MVVM
  • Must be able to understand code written by others (including 3rd-parties)
  • Defensive programming
  • Must be comfortable working in a small flexible, multidisciplinary and diverse team
  • Must have a current and valid UK / European driving licence.
  • Willing to assist other team member (software or other disciplines).
  • Able to work to tight deadlines
  • Must be able to work with only a minimal supervision
  • Must have unrestricted right to work in the UK
 

Desirable skills

  • Programming experience in safety-critical environment (IEC62304 preferred; other standards such as ISO26262 or DO-178C also considered)
  • Experience in WinForms
  • Knowledge of communication with embedded microcontrollers
  • Knowledge of Windows Embedded operation in ARM-based environment
  • Understanding of production environment needs
  • Experience of software engineering adhering to FDA specification

 

Senior Regulatory Affairs Officer

Job Description

Reporting to

 Quality and Regulatory Manager.

 Summary of Key Responsibilities and Role

 The Senior Regulatory Affairs Officer will report to the Quality and Regulatory Manager and will be based in the Coventry offices of Creavo Medical Technologies Ltd (Creavo). The role will focus on day to day regulatory compliance requirements and individual product filings.

Principal responsibilities

  • Provide support within the regulatory function to achieve compliance.
  • Provide guidance on territory specific requirements, where necessary, regarding product registration (EMEA, FDA) and approvals of chosen markets.
  • Support Risk Management activities.
  • Prepare and maintain technical files and regulatory documentation.
  • Develop strong working relationships with internal and external clients.
  • Review labelling and packaging components in accordance with the latest regulations.
  • Monitor regulatory changes and potential impact on business.
  • Provide regulatory support and making the necessary impact assessment on regulatory status of proposed changes to approved medical devices.
  • Understand and apply quality assurance procedures in line with ISO 13485:2016 quality management system standards, the Medical Device Directive 93/42/EEC (as amended) and the Medical Device Regulation MDR 2017/745.

Key knowledge & Required Skills

  • 4+ years’ experience in Regulatory Affairs within the medical device sector.
  • Degree qualified or equivalent skills appropriate for the role.
  • Experience of compiling and managing technical files in accordance with the Medical Device Directive 93/42/EEC and the Medical Device Regulation MDR 2017/745.
  • Experience in working towards ISO 14971 and ISO 13485:2016.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills, flexible attitude and capable of working to tight deadlines under pressure.
  • Experience with 21 CFR 820 requirements, not a must but would be beneficial.
  • Knowledge/experience working within a GMP environment.
  • Must have a current and valid UK / European driving licence.
  • Must have unrestricted right to work in the UK.

Production Quality Engineer

Job Description

Reporting to

 Operations Manager with an additional reporting line to the Quality Manager.

 Summary of Key Responsibilities and Role

 The Production Quality Engineer works within the production area, ensuring that the end quality for medical devices manufactured by Creavo meet the required quality and regulatory standards. This encompasses the production area, spanning the supply chain, goods in inspection and the management of non- conforming products.

Principal responsibilities

  • Responsible for overseeing the end quality of production and that completed devices are built in accordance with the design.
  • Responsible for setting up, maintaining and monitoring processes to manage quality of the production and to ensure devices are compliant with the QMS.
  • Responsible for maintaining the device history file in accordance with the MDR and FDA requirements.
  • Support production engineering for design changes.
  • Excellent skills relating to product quality, including inspection of parts, sub-assemblies and finished devices.
  • Excellent mechanical engineering skills with an ability to trouble shoot designs, carry out failure mode analysis and support mechanical design changes.
  • Experience of managing the suppliers with respect to quality across the specification, monitoring of manufacturing and where necessary, carry out the external audit of suppliers.
  • Inspection and measurement of mechanical and electronic parts to specification with knowledge and experience of auditing supplier quality of manufacturing processes and finished parts.

Key knowledge & Required Skills

  • Degree qualified or equivalent skills from a mechanical manufacturing or production engineering based discipline with a minimum of 5 years’ experience.
  • Experience in managing engineering quality within a safety critical environment such as medical devices, aviation or automotive sectors.
  • Experience of managing the supply chain as a purchaser of mechanical components and an ability to draft specifications which specify tolerances and quality parameters.
  • Good knowledge and experience of using the latest version of Solidworks.
  • An internal and external auditor qualification would be an advantage but a desire to be carry out these tasks, with appropriate training is essential.
  • Experience of testing mechanical designs to appropriate standards such as IEC60601.
  • A qualification for inspection of printed circuit boards (such as IPC level 3) would also be desirable.
  • Highly experienced working within a Quality Management System such as ISO9001 or ISO134385.
  • An ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Able to travel domestically and internationally if and when required.
  • Must have a current and valid UK / European driving licence.
  • Must have unrestricted right to work in the UK.