Sr R&D Engineering Manager - Infusion Disposables

Becton Dickinson & Company - Yorba Linda, CA (30+ days ago)4.0

Job Description Summary
Research and Development Engineering is responsible for developing and implementing new products through adherence to established design control processes and good engineering and documentation practices.
Job Description
What is expected of you for success in your role

Demonstrates strong working knowledge of Engineering principles and its application in solving complex technical problems with minimal guidance
Managing direct functional reports in an R&D organziation
Build, grow, and mentor a team of R&D and New Product Development Engineers
Ability to set a vision and engage own team to reach that vision.
Natural collaborator. Leads through building relationships; demonstrated facilitation skills across different functions; motivated by collective success.
Determines resource needs for new product development and existing product support and assigns personnel as appropriate.
Demonstrates working knowledge of medical device product design and development
Lead cross-functional project teams to complete Product Engineering projects with minimal guidance

BS degree in Mechanical Engineering or Biomedical Engineering or closely related disciplines with 12+ yrs relevant experience
Charismatic leadership style with excellent collaboration and communication skills
Minimum of 5 years of functional management with direct reports
Strong working knowledge of Engineering principles (mechanical and materials) and strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Experience with design and manufacturing of disposable products (plastics)
Experienced in developing high-volume products
Experienced in mechanical/materials testing and test method development
Experience implementing product changes through a structured, phase-gated, product development process
Demonstrated experience in leading or supporting projects within a cross-functional team environment
Proficiency in SolidWorks or other equivalent 3D modeling software and familiarity with drawing standards
Proficiency in tolerance stack-up analysis involving multiple components
Understanding of fixture design including basic machining considerations, Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA)
Knowledgeable in Design for Six Sigma and solid experience in statistical techniques
Demonstrated ability to clearly and effectively communicate (verbal & written)
Proficiency in Microsoft Project or equivalent project planning software
Preferred Qualifications

MS or PhD in Mechanical Engineering or Biomedical Engineering
Experience with medical device design control preferred (high volume manufactured disposable products)
Clear understanding of manufacturing process validation
Good understanding of medical device product development risk management methodologies
Familiarity with statistical analysis software (e.g. Minitab)
Basic understanding of intellectual property (IP) considerations

Primary Work Location
USA CA - Yorba Linda
Additional Locations
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