• Career Opportunities

    Find out from some of our valued team members about what it's like to working with us and what makes SFM so great.

  • Career Opportunities

    Find out from some of our valued team members about what it's like to working with us and what makes SFM so great.

  • Career Opportunities

    Find out from some of our valued team members about what it's like to working with us and what makes SFM so great.

Career Opportunities

Find out from some of our valued team members about what it's like to working with us and what makes SFM so great.

Explore exciting career opportunities with us. Come be part of the bigger picture.

 

Our strength resides in our People – across all departments – Research& Development, Production, Regulatory Affairs and Quality, Commercial, Finance. We are proud of our Teams. We invest and support every Member of our staff to help them grow personally and professionally. SFM are strong believers in creating an inclusive and diverse environment, in empowering employees to work independently by upskilling them and guiding them through the process.

 

Benefits of working at SFM

 

So, by now, you will surely know that we are a team of innovators and forward thinkers whose ultimate goal is to meaningfully improve patients’ lives.

Nonetheless, let us answer a question you are most likely asking:

‘As well as putting people first, what makes SFM a great place to work?’

We might give you a million reasons. However, the simple answer is because we are offering some amazing benefits and perks.

  • 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays;
  • Carry over holidays;
  • Life insurance;
  • Income protection benefit;
  • Pension scheme;
  • BSHP cash plan;
  • Flexible working / working from home opportunities;
  • Employee assistance programme;
  • Training opportunities.


Perks

 

In addition, we will also throw in a few cool perks:

  • Dress down Fridays;
  • Weekly fruit basket;
  • Complimentary tea and coffee;
  • Free and secure parking;
  • Onsite trendy canteen with table tennis;
  • Innovation hub;
  • Monthly social events, quizzes, competitions, bake sales
  • Master classes;
  • Well-being initiatives.

If you still aren’t convinced, not to worry. Learn more about who we are, our impressive heritage and above all, what we stand for from the video below.

Also, for good measure follow us on social media–LinkedInTwitter, Facebook and YouTube. Thus, you’ll be the first ones to know what we’ve been up to.

Or just start a conversation with us. We’d be happy to answer any questions you might have.

However, don worry if you feel you can’t find a suitable position on the website. You can still contact us to discuss future career opportunities.

Graeme Kettlewell

"SFM's world leading technical capabilities are the foundation of our approach to innovation as we develop and enhance existing and new products to satisfy the requirements of healthcare professionals."

Kevin Graham

"I get a real sense of achievement working with my colleagues at SFM with the aim to provide products and services to satisfy our customer needs and also meet quality, safety and reliability expectations."

Irina Savin

"I like working at SFM because I love helping people and I know that what we’re doing here is to make patients' lives better and less painful with our products.”

Current Vacancies

Quality Control Manager
Summary

This is pivotal appointment at SFM, playing a key role within the SFM Management Team.

Key Roles and Responsibilities
  • Responsible for material release of product from production to final product.

  • Manage and test various materials and create relevant test schedules.

  • Propose corrective actions to improve compliance including support of non-conformance investigations.

  • Devise new strategies for procedures and processes and ensure staff are trained accordingly.

  • Keep accurate documentation and ensure compliance with regulatory bodies.

  • Support the management of the microbiology programme by managing product bioburden and environmental monitoring for cleanrooms.

  • Manage calibration and maintenance activities.

  • Management of the quality controls laboratories to include equipment, reagents, and supplier management, as well as management of laboratory stock levels.

  • Ensure compliance to all company quality management system and standards.

  • Ensure work is undertaken in a safe manner and adhere to company Health & Safety, and environmental policies.

  • Support the development of new test methods as part of new product development.

  • Manage the quality control team

The ideal candidate will have:
  • University degree in a relevant scientific discipline.
  • At least four years relevant laboratory-based experience, working within a Quality Control environment and at least two years of laboratory management experience.
  • Experience of team management.
  • Experience of working within a quality management system: ISO 13485, 21 CFR Part 820, or ISO 17025.
  • Able to work with minimum supervision and as part of a team, and to manage the team to deliver to tight timelines.
  • Strong communication skills, flexible, collaborative attitude and capable of working to tight deadlines under pressure.
Project Manager- Contractor
Summary

The role is responsible for project management of 4 stages of the Lunar Ag Project.
• Modification of the LL pilot line to allow production of launch quantity.
• Planning and implementation of launch quantity and stock build
• Transfer of LL pilot line to Galaxy House site for further production
• Design of scale up Lunar plant at Galaxy House site.

Key Roles and Responsibilities
  • Ensure Project is delivered in a safely and compliantly to all associated regulations and QMS.
  • Deliver Lunar Ag Project on time and on budget.
  • Project management of Lunar Ag Project
  • Day to day management of 2 process Engineers
  • Lead daily project meetings.
  • Issue and present weekly and monthly progress reports
  • Management of supplier and sub-contractors
  • Liaise with other departments withing SFM to deliver Lunar Ag project without negatively impacting other key business objectives.
  • Ensure compliance to relevant medical device, safety, environments and other applicable regulations.
  • Ensure compliance to SFM’s Quality Management System
  • Ensure compliance of any data processing done as a result of staff management to General Data Protection Regulation so that those activities are performed in accordance with approved internal policies and procedures including but not limiting to Data Protection Policy HRSOP-22
The ideal candidate will have:
  • Demonstrable experience of Project Management.
  • Demonstratable experience of successfully delivering a manufacturing project on time and within budget.
  • Demonstrable experience manufacturing process design and implementation project management.
  • Experience of the Medical Device industry is not necessary but would be beneficial.
  • Strong organizational skills.
Manufacturing/Process Engineer- Contractor
Summary

The role will be responsible for the development, maintenance and continuous improvement of manufacturing processes for new and existing products - to ensure they meet all HSE, QMS and regulatory requirements.

Key Roles and Responsibilities
  • Drives continuous improvement and production quality processes.
  • Investigates and troubleshoots issues/problems.
  • Updates and reports process trend analysis.
  • Writes reports and prepares documentations.
  • Ensures compliance to relevant medical device standards by ensuring that all Operations’ activities are performed in accordance with issued procedures
  • Manages CAPA/Non-conformances, Change Control Processes and customer complaints as per company procedures
The ideal candidate will have:
  • Degree or equivalent in an Engineering Discipline is essential.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a highly regulated industry.
  • Previous experience of working in a hands-on manufacturing environment and closely with Production and Quality teams.
  • Competent in document and report writing.
  • Enthusiastic, highly motivated, independent and pro-active team player who demonstrates a can-do attitude.
  • An excellent problem solver with resilience and determination to identify/implement solutions.
  • Continuous improvement, lean manufacturing and Design change controls
  • Knowledge of SPC / DOE / analytical methods – Minitab, gauge R&R, control charts, etc
  • Knowledge of domestic and international Medical Device regulation

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