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Staff R&D Engineer

Location: Irvine, California Salary: competitive
Sector: Engineering, Application Engineering , Electrical, Controls and Instrumentation , Electronics, Embedded Software , Mechanical, R+D/Project Management Type: Contract

Job Description:

Duties: Applies knowledge of quality engineering principles and methods to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and systems/procedures to optimize product development, internal and external device manufacturing, and device distribution.

Must have a Mechanical Engineering Degree, and be proficient in Solidworks.

Self-Driven, Hands-on Mechanical, Protocol/Report writing experience, Minitab Statistical Analysis a plus.

Skills: Applies knowledge of quality engineering principles and methods to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and systems/procedures to optimize product development, internal and external device manufacturing, and device distribution.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead in the investigation of complex manufacturing product quality and compliance issues (e.g., CAPA, non-conformances, audit observations) for all production processes based on engineering principles; analyze results, make recommendations and develop reports
  • Drive the development and manage the execution of complex experiments and tests (including writing and executing protocols) to create, validate, and improve products (including evaluation of source materials and suppliers) and manufacturing processes/methods based on engineering principles; analyze results, make recommendations, and develop reports and collaborate with team members to drive project completion
  • Lead in the identification and ensure the optimization of complex Manufacturing processes using engineering methods (e.g., SIX Sigma and LEAN methods) for design for manufacturing and for continuous process improvement
  • Identify opportunities for re-design/design of more complex equipment, tools, fixtures, etc. to improve manufacturing processes, and reduce risk
  • Develop technical content of risk management files
  • Develop training and documentation materials for production (e.g., work instructions) to enable the seamless knowledge transfer of project and manufacturing processes
  • Oversee Quality support tasks; gives instruction to engineers/technicians on conducting tests; trains engineers/ technicians and provides feedback; and may coordinate engineers/ technician work
  • Train, coach, and guide lower level employees on more complex procedures
  • Other incidental duties

Sthree US is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.