Principal Engineer, R&D

Position Overview

Support and lead teams in the development of medical device products, including writing or verifying specifications; maintaining product process; designing fixtures; and testing processes, equipment, and raw materials to ensure the concepts and/or prototypes meet their requirements. Job duties:
  • Develop new product concepts and products.
  • Provide engineering design and process development.
  • Generate intellectual property; write invention disclosures.
  • Supervise technicians, specialists, and associate engineers.
  • Specify and/or direct the specification and testing of new materials and designs.
  • Confer with appropriate departments, resources, and/or outside services to prepare design modifications, clarify problems, and develop designs.
  • Largely self-directed and capable of meeting project goals with minimal supervision.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as assigned.

Job Details

Job ID 11773BR

Aliso Viejo, California, USA

Salary Range:

$114,714 - $160,600 (Compensation can vary based on education, experience and skill sets)

    1. Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or Material Science Engineering.
    2. Ten (10) to twelve (12) years of medical device industry experience.
    3. Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    4. Ability to design and develop medical devices.
    5. Ability to read and prepare technical documentation.
    6. Possess working knowledge of standard machine shop equipment/processes and medical device manufacturing equipment/processes.
    7. Knowledge of medical and technical development.
    8. Expert proficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SolidWorks and/or other CAD systems.
    Desired Qualifications
    1. Ability to effectively manage internal and external customer relationships as well as leading different key players on achieving a goal.
    2. Ability to work closely and effectively with multiple departments and associates.
    3. Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines in a timely manner.