Careers

careers

The Company

Join an ambitious and exciting biomedical company at the forefront of technological advances within the fertility field. Based in the stunning coastal setting of Falmouth, Cornwall, RI’s reach extends to all four corners of the globe selling its products in over 100 countries. We offer a stimulating, collaborative and innovative working environment and also the peace of mind that the job you will do can make a difference in helping couples to fulfil their dreams of starting a family.

RI is part of the Cooper Surgical group, a prominent provider of women’s healthcare solutions.

The Location

Falmouth is home to superb Blue Flag beaches, stunning cliff walks and a vibrant town centre with a fantastic range of shops, galleries, visitor attractions, bars and bistros.  The abundance of top quality cafes, restaurants and artisan food outlets have placed Cornwall firmly on the culinary map.  A huge range of cultural events and music festivals also take place throughout the year attracting crowds from across the county and overseas.

People from around the world relocate to Cornwall every year to build their dream life with the perfect work life balance.  Countless scenic inlets, creeks, coves and surfing beaches strung along the spectacular Cornish coastline offer the perfect opportunity to relax and unwind after work.  Home to artists, sailors, explorers, musicians, boat builders, arts students, business owners and creatives, Falmouth is alive with new thinking and great opportunities making it the ideal place to start or continue shaping your career.

Get in Touch

We welcome unsolicited applications from suitably qualified applicants, please send your CV / resume to jobs@research-instruments.com.

 

 Current Vacancies


Marketing and Events Manager

Salary: £25,000 – £35,000 (Plus pension contribution)
Duration: 1 year contract

The Role

Research Instruments Ltd (RI) requires an experienced graduate to undertake the role of Marketing & Events Manager. We are looking for a person who is not only very organised but can also tap into their creative side. You are comfortable drafting copy one day, supported by our content specialist and team, and the next day you will be organising a workshop or our attendance at an international conference.

You have experience in event management and feel happy inputting ideas into communication projects. You will be someone who can move seamlessly from event logistics or copywriting to communicating with our customers and supporting the Marketing Director. The ideal person for this role will have a strong marketing experience and be a team player. You will be highly organised, a good communicator with the ability to identify new industry angles and trends in order to create exciting workshops or pieces promoting our products on these themes.

Objectives

  • Manage, co-ordinate and execute a series of worldwide events, training sessions, speaker programmes and workshops in collaboration with other team members including other event managers and sister companies
  • Create inspiring copy as part of the marketing communications plan in conjunction with our product managers and Marketing Director
  • Review events and provide feedback and recommendations into the marketing, sales and other departments
  • Manage the exhibition equipment liaising with Service Department and logistics coordinator to ensure the equipment is fit for purpose and packed/unpacked appropriately before and after each event
  • Manage equipment logistics including shipping, carnet production, returning equipment
  • Compile, manage and review events budgets
  • Work with other team members such as copywriter, designers to deliver email and social media marketing communications.
  • Ensure event customer data is transferred to customer database
  • Assist the webmaster to manage and update the public facing and password restricted websites regarding events
  • Work across all departments to assist marketing activities and provide direct support to the Marketing Director
  • To assist in the tracking and monitoring of marketing performance metrics, coordinate event debriefs, marketing research and financial data to inform the strategic marketing programme
  • Support other members of the marketing team in areas such as social media, design, marketing collateral production, messaging, communications, copywriting, proofreading, market research and public relations.
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders

Key Requirements

  • Degree in Marketing, Business, Events Management or similar
  • Background in marketing & project management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Research, outline and draft copy for a wide variety of communications pieces
  • Highly organised multi-tasker
  • Efficient time management and project management skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, consistently meeting deadlines
  • Good IT Skills, Microsoft Office, including advanced Word and PowerPoint and Excel essential
  • Strong eye for detail
  • Ability to liaise confidently, effectively and professionally with internal and external people at all levels and from different countries
  • Desire to work within a highly collaborative team
  • Organised, systematic and methodical
  • Flexible, adaptable and resourceful
  • Creative problem solver
  • National and international travel is required

Please send your covering letter and CV outlining why you are suitable for the job to lis@research-instruments.com.

Applications closing date is 30 May 2017.

Interviews 7 June 2017


Quality Engineer

Department: Quality Assurance

The Position:

Responsibility for product quality throughout the manufacturing facility, working with the Design & Production teams.

Essential Functions:

  • Be part of the team on New Product Developments as well as New Product Acquisitions in order to assess supplier and component implications
  • Support development and implementation of supplier quality program
  • Act as a Supplier Liaison for component related issues
  • Managing the Non-conforming item log
  • Evaluate, audit, select and monitor suppliers for approval
  • Perform risk analysis for components and suppliers
  • Investigate CAPA
  • Review incoming inspection criteria and make recommendations as required
  • Member of team performing PFMEAs
  • Root cause investigation of non-conforming parts in production
  • Assist with in-process audits
  • Perform Customer complaint investigations

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Degree in Engineering or related experience
  • Preferably background in Quality Assurance and Quality Control within the Medical Devices Industry
  • Minimum 5 years’ work experience in Quality, Manufacturing, or Engineering (Preferably within the Medical Devices Industry)
  • Knowledge of ISO13485 quality systems
  • Internal/External audit experience
  • Ability to perform Root Cause Analysis
  • Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) experience desirable.
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office Suite Software.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects and tasks
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively in a cross-functional team.
  • Resourcefulness and problem solving ability
  • Results driven work ethic and can-do attitude
  • Ability to travel both UK and overseas

Salary is dependent on experience but in the range of £25,000 – £30,000

 

Please apply in writing with your CV and a covering letter to: jobs@research-instruments.com

 

You can download our Job Application here.   Please note: Only complete this application if requested to do so

Due to the number of applications we receive, we are unable to reply to all of them. If you do not hear from us within one month, you have not been successful.