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Principal Engineer

Job ID R-13176 Date posted 06/19/2017

Job Description Summary

Product Engineering is responsible for developing iterations, modifying, implementing and supporting existing products that function within the product families through adherence to established design control processes and good engineering practices.

Job Description

What is expected of you for success in your role?

  • Demonstrates strong working knowledge of Engineering principles and its application in solving complex technical problems with minimal guidance
  • Demonstrates working knowledge of medical device product design and development
  • Lead cross-functional project teams to complete Product Engineering projects with minimal guidance

Qualifications

  • BS degree in Mechanical Engineering or Biomedical Engineering or closely related disciplines with 8+ yrs relevant experience
  • Strong working knowledge of Engineering principles (mechanical and materials) and strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with design and manufacturing of disposable products (plastics)
  • Experienced in mechanical/materials testing and test method development
  • Experience implementing product changes through a structured, phase-gated, product development process
  • Demonstrated experience in leading or supporting projects within a cross-functional team environment
  • Proficiency in SolidWorks or other equivalent 3D modeling software and familiarity with drawing standards
  • Proficiency in tolerance stack-up analysis involving multiple components
  • Understanding of fixture design including basic machining considerations, Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA)
  • Familiarity with statistical techniques
  • Demonstrated ability to clearly and effectively communicate (verbal & written)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Project or equivalent project planning software

Preferred Qualifications

  • MS or PhD in Mechanical Engineering or Biomedical Engineering
  • Experience with medical device design control preferred (high volume manufactured disposable products)
  • Clear understanding of manufacturing process validation
  • Good understanding of medical device product development risk management methodologies
  • Familiarity with statistical analysis software (e.g. Minitab)
  • Basic understanding of intellectual property (IP) considerations

Primary Work Location

USA CA - San Diego TC Bldg C&D

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Why Join BD?

  • Become an integral part of a company that makes a difference in human health, saving and improving the lives of people in all corners of the globe.
  • Use your creativity and entrepreneurial spirit to develop innovative solutions and products that can benefit all people around the world.
  • Enjoy an array of very competitive benefits, including choices of medical programs, company-sponsored savings plan, on-site fitness centers at select locations, tuition reimbursement, and many others that support a healthy lifestyle.
  • Become part of a company that gives significant time, talent and resources to philanthropic and charitable efforts around the world.

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