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Sr. Engineer (Mechanical)

Orange County Metro Area, CA

Posted: 03/29/2019 Job Type: Engineering Job Number: JN -032019-24461
Sr. Engineer (Mechanical)
Lifesciences Industry
Irvine, CA

Sr. Engineer (Mechanical) applies knowledge of technical principles and our systems/procedures to optimize product development.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Create, test, and/or improve products by developing complex experiments and tests (including writing and executing protocols), analyze results, make recommendations, and develop reports, based on engineering principles
  • Generate work instructions, test methods, engineering models and drawings/prototypes, etc., to establish/characterize product and/or process specifications
  • Create/update more complex design control documents including requirement specs, and risk documents
  • Develop and execute engineering project plans
  • Identify, evaluate, manage, and provide guidance to suppliers, including establishing tolerances and defining acceptance criteria for suppliers
  • Assign R&D support tasks; give instruction to technicians on conducting tests; train technicians and provide feedback; and coordinate technician work
  • Evaluate input and form a technical recommendation including designing parts, components and subsystems
  • Train, coach, and guide lower level employees on routine procedures
Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Engineering or Scientific field with 4 years experience required or Master's Degree or equivalent in Engineering or Scientific field with 3 years experience required or Ph.D. or equivalent in Engineering or Scientific field
  • Proven expertise in usage of MS Office Suite; CAD experience preferred
  • Strong documentation, communication (e.g., written and verbal) and interpersonal relationship skills including consultative and relationship management skills
  • Basic understanding of statistical techniques
  • Basic understanding of fatigue in metals is highly desirable
  • Previous experience working with lab/industrial equipment required
  • Substantial understanding and knowledge of principles, theories, and concepts relevant to Engineering
  • Strong problem-solving, organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Substantial understanding of processes and equipment used in assigned work
  • Good leadership skills and ability to influence change
  • Knowledge of and adherence to Environmental Health and Safety and Quality guidelines as they relate to department clean room medical device manufacturing
  • Ability to maintain strict attention to detail
  • Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work in a team environment, including inter-departmental teams and key contact representing the organization on contracts or projects
  • Ability to interact with senior internal and external personnel on significant matters often requiring coordination between organizations
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