Principal Engineer

  • location: Saint Paul, MN
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $40 - $50 per hour
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Principal Engineer

Contract position: Global leader in the medical product manufacturing industry is currently looking for a Principal Engineer in St Paul MN. Responsible for developing creative solutions to challenging issues associated with the design, development, and sustaining engineering for Microsurgery business. This is a contract position expected to last 12 months, possible extension, possible temp to perm. Currently we are only looking for local candidates. Apply Now!

Responsibilities for the Principal Engineer
  • Perform in the role of Lead System Designer, and managing technical execution of multiple new product development programs
  • Lead and drive the R&D resources assigned to projects to meet or exceed project targets in schedule, budget, and quality
  • Molding, over-molding, and micro-molding knowledge and experience preferred
  • Lead Technical Reviews and be the lead R&D voice in Design Reviews
  • Partner closely with Project Managers, Product Design Owners, and Quality Assurance
  • Primary point of contact for the project technical deliverables and interface with cross functional teams, including Subject Matter Experts, Functional Managers, Project Management, and Senior Management
Requirements for the Principal Engineer

  • Bachelors of Science in Engineering (discipline: Mechanical, Biomechanical, Biomedical Engineering preferred)
  • 5 - 8+ years recent and relevant work experience in a medical or regulated industry (prefers 8+ years of experience)
  • Medical product design experience required
  • Experienced with all typical software tools (MS Office Suite, Minitab, CAD SW - prefer SolidWorks). Must have experience or advanced training and demonstrate proficiency with CAD, TQM, statistical methods, problem analysis, and resolution, materials science, and design of experiments. Also needs to understand System
  • Engineering tools to manage requirements (e.g. DOORS, etc)
  • Extensive cross-functional team experience, including technical and non-technical work

  • Paid Vacation
  • 401K
  • Health Insurance, and more...
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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