Senior Research and Development Engineer

<p>Our confidential client is a privately held, high-growth international company specializing in medical technology manufacturing. An extremely high level of quality and precision are the mainstays of this business. This company was formed decades ago, and so brings legacy and stability together with an exciting, start-up atmosphere!</p> <p>While we keep our clients confidential in initial conversations, more information will be given to qualified candidates later in the process.</p>

Minneapolis, MN (Hybrid)

Career Opportunities International (C.O.I.)

<p>Your Global Talent Partners</p> <p>Career Opportunities International (C.O.I.) is a dynamic and progressive international search firm with offices in the US and Europe. C.O.I. assists companies large and small, across international borders, to find highly qualified professionals to fill mid and upper-level management positions.</p> <p>We have an international team of executive recruiters and partners who understand business from a global perspective but also have an in-depth understanding of local business practices in a multi-cultural society. We are dedicated and experienced professionals with the ability to identify the perfect match in the shortest time possible.</p> <p>Our clients trust that we will maintain the highest standards of integrity with a commitment to deliver unsurpassed results.</p>

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Overview: <p>This is an exciting and unique opportunity to start on the ground floor as a strong and innovative group in the United States is developed! This Senior Engineering position will be supporting all research and development aspects of the product development process and post market activities to support contract manufacturing. This position will complete advanced engineering projects with peer input and guidance from global engineering management.</p> <p>We are looking for a candidate that brings a solid medical device R&amp;D background with a strong business and customer-focused skill set. This position will be involve highly independent work and the ability to be autonomous. As the group grows, this position will be a natural choice to build and develop a team. It also brings high visibility in this international and matrixed company.</p> <p>If you are the type of person that can work well across functions and enjoys building something new, we want to hear from you!</p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Analyzes, plans, organizes, and completes projects of a very complex nature</li> <li>Develops scope and provides creative solutions</li> <li>Plans, organizes and conducts technical projects</li> <li>Consolidates results of design elements of major projects for purpose of design review</li> <li>Integrates subsystems and components in total systems design</li> <li>Develops specifications and requirements from customer requirements</li> <li>Delivers communications tailored to the needs of the managers, peers, customers and promotes cross-functional collaboration</li> <li>Manages training new/current employees with respect to documentation, use of equipment, laboratory techniques and department procedures</li> <li>May routinely monitor or supervise the work of one or more employees</li> <li>Engage and mentor others</li> <li>Provides input on performance evaluations to area manager</li> <li>Performs and is responsible for all systems level engineering deliverables</li> <li>Work on special projects as they arise</li> <li>Participate in environmental, health, and safety initiatives with a focus on continuous improvement</li> <li>Other duties and responsibilities as agreed between the Senior R&amp;D Engineer and the Director, Medical Device Solutions</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university in Engineering, Mechanical or Biomedical Engineering degree preferred</li> <li>7+ years of experience in the medical device industry or experience in a regulated industry preferred</li> <li>Adaptability and ability to work in a diverse and multicultural environment within a global organization</li> <li>Excellent written and verbal communication skills (English)</li> <li>Solidworks experience preferred</li> <li>MiniTab and statistical experience preferred</li> <li>Experience with extrusion (Pebax, Vestamid, PTFE liners)</li> <li>Experience using thermal reflow (heat shrink)</li> <li>Experience with adhesives such as UV cure, cyanoacrylate, and epoxies</li> <li>Experience with injection molded components</li> <li>ABILITY TO TRAVEL DOMESTICALLY AND INTERNATIONALLY 30-50% OF THE TIME</li> </ul>