Senior Lead R&D Engineer

11 - 15 years experience  •  Healthcare

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/22/18
11 - 15 years experience
Healthcare
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/22/18

  • Lead person for support activities related to MALDI-TOF instruments
  • Contributes to the product concept, architecture, and component execution.
  • Coordinates, with the other technical disciplines, the support and integration activities of complex electro-mechanical instruments.
  • Oversees the design, development and test through the entire product lifecycle.
  • Support functional and design requirements for  system functionalities and features and ensure all designs are properly documented.
  • Conducts and participates in Technical reviews
  • Responsible for executing projects within the engineering function, requiring close collaboration and coordination with other global engineering/scientific disciplines, departments, and third-party partners.
  • Accountable for the technical output of internal and external teams of multidisciplinary team members, including planning and coordination activities for the documentation, design, support, further development and testing product components.
  • Encourages best practices in engineering design and leads the utilization of advanced engineering theories, methods and research techniques in product support and development design.
  • Complies with the design control guidelines and Quality requirements within the company’s regulated ISO\ FDA environment.
  • Builds relationships with external development partners and prospective technology partners; co-develop and drive projects with these partners.
  • Mentors less experienced colleagues in their technical development.
  • Provides input into Performance Management on a project-by-project basis.

 Position Requirements:

  • Candidate must be well grounded in fundamental system engineering design principles with demonstrated hands-on design competency in refining time-of-flight mass spectrometry systems.
  • Experience leading and developing an improved sample loading system solution
  • Experience creating prototypes for Ion Optics
  • Thorough understanding of the design, fabrication and testing of ion optical, high voltage and high vacuum systems.
  • Experience with leading teams of multidisciplinary engineers.
  • Strong Systems Engineering and integration skills with demonstrated relevant experience over the full product development cycle for a complex electromechanical system.
  • Ability to lead and direct others in a technical environment, and collaboratively work with members across all engineering disciplines.
  • Strong project planning and leadership skills, with proven ability to drive projects through completion
  • Extensive experience in optimizing performance in time-of-flight mass spectrometry systems.
  • Strong business acumen in addition to project management and technical skills
  • First hand experience in an ISO/ FDA regulated environment is highly desirable.
  • First hand experience with automation equipment is highly desirable.

 Knowledge and Skills Required for the Position:

  • MS or equivalent 14+ years’ experience in Electronics or Industrial equipment design; developing and supporting mass spectrometry systems, particularly MALDI-TOF systems.
  • Proficient use of Development environments, MS Office Project, Excel, Word; Required.

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