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Staff Engineer - Electrical, Manufacturing

Apply Now Job ID R-334367 Date posted 04/11/2019

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Staff Engineer


The Staff Engineer is an Emerging Subject Matter Expert that has responsibility in the following areas:

Associate applies extensive technical expertise and has full knowledge of other related disciplines.  Has the ability to develop technical solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity.   As an Emerging Subject Matter Expert, contributes significantly to projects and/or production support through improvement of methodologies and procedures, and the application of sound engineering practices.

As an Emerging Subject Matter Expert, shares knowledge and provides technical consultation as appropriate and is a technical contact on projects and interacts with senior leadership as it relates to the key business objectives of the Instrument Plant.

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

General:

The Staff Engineer supports the key business objectives of the Instrument Plant (Growth, Profitability, and Innovation).  Through production support, new product core team leadership, and Instrument Plant specific projects, the associate drives activities to deliver upon these objectives.   The associate works independently in the execution of deliverables.  The Staff Engineer is considered an emerging subject matter expert in many key areas defining the duties and responsibilities of this role.

The following duties and responsibilities represent the areas of work focus and related typical proficiency:

  • Troubleshooting Manufacturing Issues and general floor support across production lines - Emerging Subject Matter Expert for many products and processes implemented in the Instrument Plant
  • Manufacturing Fabrication Methods such as Castings, Injection Molding, Sheet Metal, Machined components. - Emerging Subject Matter Expert on most manufacturing processes used across Instrument Manufacturing.  May provide guidance to engineering on part design
  • Application of Transfer functions during troubleshooting and production support (i.e. Statistical Tolerance Analysis, Design for Six Sigma) - Emerging Subject Matter Expert in the application of tools in the analysis of parts and subsystems
  • Understanding of Manufacturing Statistical methods, such as process capability and Design of Experiments - Emerging Subject Matter Expert in the application of many statistical tools used to assist in development and troubleshooting of products and processes.
  • Project Management leadership in areas focusing on design changes, process improvements, outsourcing, material cost reduction, and other plant efficiency efforts. - Emerging Subject Matter Expert in the development and execution of projects.  Provides guidance to engineering in the development and execution of simple to moderate project schedules
  • Core Team Member Representation in Instrument Plant - Emerging Subject Matter Expert in the NPI process.  Demonstrated ability to put in place efficient plans to achieve production deliverables.
  • Implementation of BD Processes, which include Deviations, Engineering Change Orders - Emerging Subject Matter Expert in the development and execution of projects
  • CAPA Execution - Emerging Subject Matter Expert in the CAPA process and execution of programs
  • Engineering Standards such as ASME Y15.4 - Emerging Subject Matter Expert with all applicable engineering standards.  Demonstrated ability to apply standards to engineering drawings.
  • ISO compliance, FDA 21 CFR 820 compliance, and cGMP efforts - Emerging Subject Matter Expert with all applicable FDA and ISO regulations and cGMP.  Demonstrated ability to comply with all aspects of regulations
  • ISO compliance - Emerging Subject Matter Expert with all applicable ISO regulations.  Demonstrated ability to comply with all aspects of regulations
  • Computer Aided Design work - Emerging Subject Matter Expert with major CAD modules.  Demonstrated abilities in modeling, assembly, and drawing work. 
  • Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing - Emerging Subject Matter Expert.  Proficient in the understanding and application of all GD&T specifications.
  • Technical Writing skills as applied to manufacturing documentation and process development - Emerging Subject Matter Expert.  Proficient in the creation and revision of technical documentation.   Reviews many technical writing documents prior to release.
  • Agency Compliance (General knowledge) - Familiar with general UL, CSA, CE, and RoHS requirements.
  • Obsolescence Management and Circuit Design - Can perform design analysis and replacement activities for complex electronic components, as well as critical components requiring V/V activities.
  • PC Board Layout - Can perform PC board layout for complex PC boards, including impedance analysis.
  • Software Skills - C, C++, or C# programming experience, as well as firmware (FPLGA, PLD) design and programming, used for diagnostic software, and test tool creation.

Knowledge/Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to lead, motivate and accomplish results through lower level subordinate supervisors or experienced direct reports.
  • Able to organize and prioritize assignments providing direction to and participation in assigned functional teams.
  • Able to maintain strategic and tactical interaction with local leaders and unit level leaders.
  • Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills across all levels.
  • Ability to represent functional and operations organization with clarity and manage conflict resolution in wide variety of settings.
  • Supports and drives change management within function and/or across business unit.
  • Key functional or cross functional liaison with stakeholders concerning operational or project deliverables.
  • Capable to manage customer satisfaction initiatives.
  • Demonstrated talent management skills.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 21 CFR 820 and International Organization for Standardization (ISO).
  • Ability to effectively manage financials.

Experience/Education:

Typically requires a Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field, with 8 years in experience (manager specifies if experience must be in the medical device industry) where 6 of those years are progressive experience in a specified area (manager to specify).

MS/MBA (manager may specify) with 6 years* where 4 of those years are progressive experience in a specified area (manager to specify).


* in a regulated environment

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Primary Work Location

USA MD - Baltimore

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