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Medical Service Engineer (Electro-Mechanical)

Job Reference:
Date Posted:
11 April 2018
Nottingham, Leicester, Derby, Hucknall, Loughborough, Burton-Upon-Trent, Coalville, Rugby, Nuneaton,
£33,000 to £38,000
Medical, Medical > RadioTherapy & Oncology, Engineering > Electronics, Engineering > Mechanical
Job Type:
Start Date
11 April 2018
Closing Date:
10 June 2018

Job Description

Medical Service Engineer

Cyclotron / PET Radiopharmaceutical Production

Excellent Salary + Bonus + Excellent Benefits Package & Opportunities for Career Progression

**An excellent opportunity for an electro-mechanical service engineer, medical engineer, maintenance engineer or an individual with PET radiopharmaceutical experience to join a global leading medical devices and healthcare organization, offering full product training and good career prospects**


The Company - Medical Service Engineer, Cyclotron / PET Radiopharmaceutical Production

My client is one of the largest suppliers of medical systems in the world. This instantly recognisable global market leader is renowned for its forward-thinking healthcare solutions, which include best in class' medical imaging systems, therapy systems, healthcare informatics, radiopharmaceutical product systems and clinical diagnostics equipment. With over 30,000 employees operating in over 40 countries worldwide, they are an industry leader in a number of medical imaging equipment modalities, and supply hospitals and medical centres throughout the UK with the latest X ray, Ultrasound, MRI and CT imaging solutions. As a truly global manufacturing organisation, product innovation, excellent levels of customer service and good people are fundamental to their future success.

The Role - Medical Service Engineer, Cyclotron / PET Radiopharmaceutical Production

Their medical division provides products and solutions that increase efficiency and patient care and they remain the market leader in imaging, diagnostic and audiology solutions in the UK. This market leader is at the forefront of radiopharmaceutical production and molecular imaging. They are working with some of the world's leading research organisations - pioneering new biomarkers and changing nuclear medicine for physicians and patients. With over 50 radiopharmacies and distribution centres across the world, they are the largest operator of PET pharmacies and are currently looking for a Cyclotron Operator to join our team at a hospital location in Nottingham

What are my responsibilities?

The purpose of the role is to assist the Cyclotron Engineer in operation of the cyclotron manufacturing processes to provide radioisotope for PET radiopharmaceutical production at the Hospital site. The role will assist to ensure that the requirements of Cyclotron Preventative Maintenance, Radiation Compliance, Health and Safety, Good Manufacturing Practice and licensing commitments are met.

Perform manufacture of radioisotopes according to Marketing Authorisations and/or Specials license.

Work to a night shift pattern for manufacturing according to customer demands and business needs.

Perform Cyclotron maintenance and checks.

Troubleshoot cyclotron production failures to reduce/eliminate downtime and achieve continued maximum delivery of product.

Perform Plant room maintenance and checks.

Service spare parts, maintain spares inventory and perform/arrange instrument calibrations.

Work with other Cyclotron Engineers and Operators to ensure alignment of operational processes and back up capabilities across all sites.

Your Background - Medical Service Engineer, Cyclotron / PET Radiopharmaceutical Production

What do I need to qualify for this job?


Experience in electrical, mechanical engineering, Physics, medical equipment services or equivalent experience.

Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.

Ensuring risks from work activities are properly controlled according to Health and Safety legislation.

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

High levels of commitment to customer service.


Experience in provision of PET radioisotope production for the commercial manufacture of PET radiopharmaceuticals.

Practical experience of working with ionizing radiation.

Working knowledge of GMP environment.

The Benefits - Medical Service Engineer, Cyclotron / PET Radiopharmaceutical Production

This is an excellent opportunity to join a world class medical / pharmaceutical organisation. You will be continually challenged as you are exposed to new technologies, and receive constant support and guidance from senior management and your technical knowledge will be furthered through training courses. For those with the desire there are opportunities to progress your career into more specialist roles.

In return, the successful applicant will benefit from first class product training, recognised by the industry, which will run on an ongoing basis as new products are introduced. A generous remuneration package is also guaranteed, including competitive salary and benefits including pension and private medical cover, along with the opportunity to progress your career within a market leading organisation.

This vacancy is being advertised by TRS Consulting (UK) Limited. The services advertised by TRS Consulting (UK) Limited are those of an employment agency and / or employment business.