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Careers

If you're seeking a company that values dedication, enjoyment, and teamwork, then Bedfont is the place for you. We are always looking for diligent, enjoyable, and friendly individuals to join the Bedfont® Family and help us improve healthcare worldwide.

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The Story

Established in 1976, Bedfont is an award-winning medical technology company based in Harrietsham, Kent. Its breath analysis medical devices are exported globally thanks to its network of carefully selected distributors.

The Challenge

Healthcare is evolving and the market for breath analysis monitors is expanding. Bedfont are looking for hard-working, like-minded, and passionate individuals to join the Bedfont Family to help achieve its goal of innovating healthcare worldwide.

Join the Bedfont Family!

Check out what jobs are available...

Warehouse Operator

Salary: £22,500 - £26,500

As a Warehouse Operator you will be responsible for assisting with the daily warehouse and global despatch activities in a busy and hands on Operations Department. You will be working in a small team and helping to complete monthly stock counts and annual stock takes.

  • Processing, picking, packing, final invoicing and arranging delivery of customer orders
  • Liaising with sales/production/couriers to troubleshoot and resolve issues ensuring cost and delivery efficiency
  • Liaising with sales/production/Senior Stock Controller to ensure orders are dispatched on time
  • Maintaining concise warehouse and despatch records
  • Completing quality checks on incoming goods and ensuring correct storage conditions are met
  • Ensuring accurate stock management through LV software
  • Assisting with annual full stock takes
  • Assisting with monthly stock counts
  • Helping with the delivery and collection of exhibition equipment and goods
  • Taking part in Health & Safety tasks in the warehouse and dispatch environments
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Senior Test Engineer

Salary: £40,000 - £50,000

As a Senior Test Engineer, you will not only manage the Verification & Validation (V&V) team but also hold a pivotal position in safeguarding the quality, safety, and effectiveness of our medical devices through rigorous V&V procedures. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to design, develop, and execute comprehensive test plans, while adhering to regulatory standards and industry best practices.

  • Manage the V&V team, ensuring efficient operations and optimal performance.
  • Develop and execute usability engineering processes in accordance with IEC 62366-1 and relevant FDA guidelines to ensure the safety and efficacy of medical devices for end-users.
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining V&V procedures, software, and templates.
  • Conduct comprehensive V&V testing of product software, hardware and firmware as necessary.
  • Proficient in articulating comprehensive justifications for determining sample sizes.
  • Draft protocols and V&V test plans, leveraging in-depth product knowledge to determine required outputs and assess compliance with predefined criteria.
  • Perform regular quality control testing of test equipment and organise test data for analysis.
  • Analyse test results and compile comprehensive reports, maintaining technical documentation.
  • Report any errors or bugs in the relevant queue or issue register, ensuring prompt resolution.
  • Provide evidence of both internal and external regulatory compliance.
  • Troubleshoot abnormal testing results and address issues identified by other team members.
  • Ensure adherence to ISO 13485 standards, with training provided if necessary.
  • Complete the testing section of technical files prior to product launch, collaborating with the technical team and the Regulatory Affairs Department.
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Company Benefits

Bedfont® offers a variety of company benefits encouraging a fun and enjoyable place to work. From social events to private healthcare to annual bonuses, Bedfont® strives on creating a happy workplace for all.

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25 Days Paid Holiday

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Social Events

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Optical Allowance

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Employee Awards

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Private Healthcare

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Pension Scheme

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EAP

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Annual Bonus

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Free On Site Parking

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Wellbeing & Mental Health Support

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Training and Personal Development

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Bike to Work
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Subsidised Holiday Kids Club

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Hybrid Working Model Where Applicable

Our Values

At Bedfont, we believe in fostering a culture where every employee shares a common vision and embodies the essence of being part of The Bedfont Family. Our values serve as the guiding principles that shape our everyday work, including our decisions and contributions to the business. We strive for a team that not only embraces these values but lives them every day.

Bedfont Core Values - Family Ethics

Family Ethics

As a family business, we lead by example with our core values, which include respect, loyalty, equity, empathy, and honesty. Building on these core values, we are committed to building a strong positive environment with an inclusion and diversity rich culture.

Bedfont Core Values - Innovative Thinking

Innovative Thinking

We seek like-minded individuals who can rise to the challenge and think creatively to help us drive innovation in medical technology. Innovation is woven into every aspect of our business; through a product’s lifetime, through our processes, through our teams, through all we do.

Bedfont Core Values - Commitment To Patient Safety

Commitment to Patient Safety

Through professional best-practice we develop patient-centric, cutting-edge technology that never compromises patient safety. Each and every one of our products and its consumables are designed with the patient in mind and tested repeatedly to the strictest standards.

Bedfont Core Values - Signed Up

Signed Up

Passion drives optimism, creativity, and motivation; it is the spark that sets possibilities ablaze. We are passionate about our vision and mission and want to attract similarly enthused people to help us improve healthcare worldwide.

Bedfont Core Values - Exceptional Service

Exceptional Services

We are committed to delivering excellence in all our services, with our colleagues, distributors, and end-users. We achieve this by listening, understanding, and communicating to ensure everyone gets the support they need.

Bedfont Core Values - Carbon Conscious

Carbon Conscious

We are ever-pursuing ways to reduce our impact on the environment. We work diligently with employees, customers, and suppliers to develop our infrastructure, processes, products, and packaging to ensure we minimise our carbon footprint. We strive to source materials sustainably and, where possible, opt for materials that are recyclable or biodegradable.

Bedfont® Scientific Ltd. does not and will not discriminate in the recruitment or managing of staff on the basis of race, colour, religion, gender, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation and more. We are an equal opportunity employer and Bedfont regards every employee as a member of the Bedfont family and is committed to providing a fair, safe, diverse and welcoming atmosphere. Our application process has been designed so that everyone is able to demonstrate their skills and how they meet the criteria required for the job advertised. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us; you can call us on +44 (0) 1622 851122 or email us here.