Senior Process Development Engineer

Location: Maple Grove, Minnesota Salary: US$90000 - US$105000 per annum + competitive
Sector: R+D/Project Management Type: Permanent

A top medical device company located in Maple Grove, MN is currently seeking a Senior Process Development Engineer to join their engineering team.

Job Summary: Engage in technology creation, evaluation, manufacture and process development associated with interventional medical devices. Provide direction to employees as assigned.

Essential Functions

  • Primary activities include the development of processes, equipment qualifications, process optimization, process validations, and fixture / equipment development.
  • In addition to execution, responsibilities include managing and coordinating internal and external build / prototyping efforts.
  • Research and select new technologies and/or materials for existing and new processes.
  • Serve as liaison on specific projects between functional departments.

Education, Experience and Other Skills

  • Requires a B.S. in Engineering or equivalent experience with a minimum of eight years of engineering, including five years of medical device product development (ISO/QSR).
  • Strong engineering and technical skills are required including: statistical analysis, process capability analysis, test and instrumentation. Strong design and scientific methodology is desired as well as excellent mechanical and problem solving abilities
  • Must have good computer skills that include project management and standard computer applications (word processing, database management, spreadsheets, etc). (Experience with CAD applications (AutoCAD, SolidWorks or ProEngineer) preferred.)
  • Medical device development experience covering the range from product conception through manufacturing transfer and commercialization.
  • Experience with subsequent product support is valuable.
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements, physiology and medical/clinical practices is also beneficial. Knowledge of FDA, ISO guidelines and compliance requirements are necessary.
  • The selected individual should have experience with test method development and validation.
  • Possess good aptitude for creative thinking within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Effective interpersonal, oral and written communications skills with demonstrated ability to function independently and effectively.
  • This individual will interact with outside vendors and may interact with physicians.

Interview process for this position would involve telephone call with hiring manager and a final on site interview. If this is something that is interesting to you please send your resume.

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