Group Manager, Hip Development
October 2015 to Present
Hip Development Manager
February 2014 to October 2015
Leeds, United Kingdom
Team Leader, Knee Development
September 2011 to February 2014
Leeds, United Kingdom
Staff Mechanical Design Engineer, Knee Development
September 2005 to September 2011
Leeds, United Kingdom
Mechanical Design Engineer
November 2003 to August 2005
Bradford, United Kingdom
September 2000 to November 2003
Northampton, United Kingdom
What company does Duncan Beedall work for?
Duncan Beedall works for DePuy Orthopaedics
What is Duncan Beedall's role at DePuy Orthopaedics?
Duncan Beedall is Group Manager, Hip Development
What industry does Duncan Beedall work in?
Duncan Beedall works in the Medical Devices industry.
Group Manager, Hip Development @ From October 2015 to Present (3 months) Hip Development Manager @ From February 2014 to October 2015 (1 year 9 months) Leeds, United KingdomTeam Leader, Knee Development @ •Management of five staff engineers and four design engineering contractors up to and through large instrument project launch •Budget planning for Leeds knee design group •Prioritise and align resources across projects to ensure departmental objectives are achieved •Frequent presentation to internal senior management and external stakeholders •Review and approval of product drawings & DHF documentation putting quality 1st whilst maintaining project timelines •Member of cross functional review panel on all design reviews •Post project launch issue management and resolution. Experienced in CAPA execution. • Lead Mechanical Design Engineer for large instrument project From September 2011 to February 2014 (2 years 6 months) Leeds, United KingdomStaff Mechanical Design Engineer, Knee Development @ • Lead Mechanical Design Engineer on large worldwide instrument development project • Developed robust impaction instruments using new production methods. • Several patents for instrument design • Development and implementation of cost management process. Significant reduction in instrument costs through collaboration with operations & purchasing • Management of instrument design verification across worldwide design resource. • Led off shore work packages and checked FEA within development lifecycle • Led cross functional team to develop company worldwide best practices for polymer instrument design & manufacture. Implementation of worldwide best practices •Planning of and engineering support for cadaveric and clinical evaluation and surgeon meetings From September 2005 to September 2011 (6 years 1 month) Leeds, United KingdomMechanical Design Engineer @ • Project Engineer responsible for a commercial compressor design and development. • Design of industrial compressors from concept to manufacture • Project Management. Planning of development and testing programme • Structural and Thermal FEA of compressor and gearbox components. Correlation of FEA results to simplified theory and experimental test results • Classical and software based thermodynamic analysis of screw compressors • Instrumentation and testing of compressors for various parameters including temperature, flow, pressure, noise and vibration • Internal liaison with Designers, Project Managers and Test Engineers and external communication with customers and suppliers • Developed procedure for CE marking of commercial product and trained engineering team • Led team across UK and German sites to implement new CAD file document management system and trained users From November 2003 to August 2005 (1 year 10 months) Bradford, United KingdomMechanical Engineer @ • Mechanical Engineer with responsibility for 2002/2003 Formula 1 engine pistons. • Design of piston, associated components and lubrication and cooling systems. Working with aluminium and titanium alloys, steels, carbon fibre and manufacturing technologies such as forging, casting and machining • Thermal FEA model of Piston validated through testing used for durability analysis • Continuous product improvement through vendor engagement. Selection and testing of new suppliers and components • Design optimisation through liaison with engine and vehicle engineering • Graduate training scheme comprising training and experience in engine component design, test, manufacturing, quality, materials and commercial departments From September 2000 to November 2003 (3 years 3 months) Northampton, United Kingdom1st Class, Mechanical & Automotive Design @ University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne From 1996 to 2000 Brookfield Community School Duncan Beedall is skilled in: DMAIC, Unigraphics, Medical Devices, Product Development, Design for Manufacturing, FDA, Design Control, ISO 13485, R&D, Product Launch, Design of Experiments, Biomedical Engineering, Cross-functional Team Leadership, Manufacturing Engineering, FMEA, Quality System, NX Unigraphics
Introversion (I), Sensing (S), Thinking (T), Perceiving (P)
2 year(s), 7 month(s)
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