Product Design Consultant - Medical

Harwell, Didcot
Full Time Employment (Permanent)
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About the role

To play a key role in the design and development of innovative medical and healthcare products at OPD.
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About you

We’re looking for an experienced product designer with a minimum of five years of medical and healthcare product development experience, preferably gained in a consultancy environment.

Role Responsibilities

  • Producing innovative and technically excellent designs
  • Maintaining quality, processes, procedure and standards within the business and demonstrating a meticulous and methodical approach to project delivery
  • Communicating with clients clearly and confidently while showing sound commercial judgement
  • Delivering projects within scope, to time and on budget
  • Collaborating effectively with colleagues and actively mentoring junior members of staff
  • Ability to work autonomously and independently when required

Role Requirements

  • 5 years minimum of relevant medical and healthcare product design experience
  • Degree in Design or Engineering related discipline
  • Familiarity with ISO 13485 working processes
  • Motivation towards the application of human factors to product development
  • Excellent 3D CAD skills (preferably SolidWorks)

Working at OPD

At Oxford Product Design (OPD) we’re on a mission to make things better. Better for the products we design, the clients we work with, our people working here, our planet, and everyone we connect with along the way.

Our exceptional team of professional problem solvers work with both start-ups on ground-breaking new ideas, as well as some of the world’s leading brands on category-defining products that improve how we humans live and work.

As innovators we are curious, experimental, creative and passionate. But our pragmatic, precise approach and highly technical expertise mean that manufacturability and risk management are at the core of everything we do.

We are based in a beautiful historic barn in Harwell, Oxfordshire. There is plenty of on-site parking and the studio is well connected by bus and rail links.

Company benefits

  • 01
    Employee benefit schemes available
    • Employee Assistance Programme
    • Pension scheme
    • Health insurance
    • Sabbatical scheme
    • ECV car scheme
    • Cycle to Work scheme
    • Season ticket loan
  • 02
    Paid leave for those extra special days
    • Your birthday
    • Your wedding day
    • The day you’re moving house
    • Your child's first day at school
  • 03
    Holiday options

    We provide purchase and buy back options for your annual leave.

  • 04
    Ten days training per year

    With a training budget of up to 5% of your annual salary.

  • 05
    Generous holiday allowance

    You’ll have 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays).

How to apply

Use the form below to send us a copy of your CV and a cover letter letting us know why you’re a good fit for the role. Or you can email us at

Direct applicants only please, strictly no recruitment agencies.

Harwell, Didcot
Full Time Employment (Permanent)
apply now