Principal Engineer

  • location: Round Lake, IL
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $60 - $65 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 Round Lake IL. This role leads technical team members in the application of systems engineering and reliability engineering principles, methods, and techniques to bring new features to a medical device platform. 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
  • Design, develop and implement product design for reliability plans
  • Lead the planning, development and execution of reliability analysis and testing of new features (HW and SW) incorporated into an existing medical device platform
  • Provide oversight and guidance to the development, documentation and execution of reliability verification.
  • Ensure appropriate trace-ability between system, subsystem, verification/validation and cross functional deliverables.
  • Manage the integration of deliverables from subsystem teams, cross functional teams (design, risk management, compliance, etc.) and external partners.
  • Resolve competing constraints between interrelated functions (Engineering, Risk Management, Compliance, Reliability, Clinical, Human Factors, Regulatory)
  • Collaborate with cross-functional resources (e.g. systems, hardware, Service, Mfg, Quality, etc.) involved in Reliability process activities.
Requirements for the Principal Engineer

  • BS in Engineering
  • 6-8 years' experience in electromechanical disciplines and design principles for Medical Devices
  • Test design, planning, execution, analysis and report writing; experience in designing or executing Accelerated Life Testing and/or Reliability Demonstration Testing
  • Familiarity with Mechanical and Electronic test fixture use/development and familiarity with mainstream data-logging equipment (e.g., NI Systems, Labview, etc.)
  • Requires strong systems engineering and critical thinking experience and ability.
  • Design For Reliability planning and management, establishing Reliability Requirements & Goals.
  • Reliability Prediction using Parts count & Parts stress method. Good understanding on standards like MIL-HDBK-217/ Telcordia and NPRD 95

  • 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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