Summary of Position with General Responsibilities:
Technical Lead for development teams from idea generation through product launch
•Partner with Marketing to identify unmet customer needs and translate them into product specifications
•Develop new product concepts that meet global customer needs
•Coordinate design and development activities to ensure project milestones are achieved
•Develop testing protocols, DOE’s and summary reports in support of new product development activities.
•Lead FMEA and design verification/validation activities
•Coordinate prototype fabrication and testing
•Develop project timelines and budgets and track progress
•Develop intellectual property (IP)
•Work closely with cross functional team members to ensure project commitments are achieved
•Work closely with manufacturing to meet project milestones
•Manage external development partners
•Present project updates to Sr. Management Team
•BS in Mechanical or Biomedical Engineering.
•Minimum of 8 years experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or minimum of 6 years experience with a Master’s Degree. Experience must be in product development in the surgical, disposable products or related industries.
•Experience interfacing and building relationships with Clinicians and KOL’s
•Familiar with Concept Engineering (i.e., VOC, observational research, ODI, etc..)
•Proven track records of developing products from concept to launch
•Knowledge of cGMP’s and FDA/CE Mark regulatory requirements
•Experience with Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) tools and methodology
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•Track record of managing projects and budgets
•Ability to work independently (self directed)
•Ability to travel occasionally
Education and/or Experience:
BS in Mechanical or Biomedical Engineering
C. R. Bard - 19 months ago
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