R-D Engineer in Santa Rosa, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 7/19/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
    Engineering
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    7/19/2018
  • Job ID:
    859670

Job Description


Seeking an entry-mid level R&D Engineer for a large medical device company in Santa Rosa, CA. This would be a 5-month contract role with the possibility for extension. All applicants must include a resume to be considered.

Job Description:

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned:

  • Designs, develops, analyzes, troubleshoots and provides technical skills during research and/or product development.
  • Designs studies to investigate specific life science questions within field of expertise. May be involved in product research and development and/or clinical trials.
  • Translates research discoveries into usable and marketable products.

SPECIALIST CAREER STREAM:

Typically an individual contributor with responsibility in a professional discipline or specialty. Delivers and/or manages projects assigned and works with other stakeholders to achieve desired results. May act as a mentor to colleagues or may direct the work of other lower level professionals. The majority of time is spent delivering and overseeing the projects from design to implementation while adhering to policies, using specialized knowledge and skills normally acquired through advanced education (typically University).

DIFFERENTIATING FACTORS

  • Autonomy: Established and productive individual contributor. Works independently with general supervision on larger, moderately complex projects / assignments.
  • Organizational Impact: Sets objectives for own job area to meet the objectives of projects and assignments. Contributes to the completion of project milestones. May be involved in cross-functional assignments.
  • Innovation and Complexity: Problems and issues faced are general, and may require understanding of broader set of issues or other job areas but typically are not complex. Makes adjustments or recommends enhancements in systems and processes to solve problems or improve effectiveness of job area.
  • Communication and Influence: Communicates primarily and frequently with internal contacts. External interactions are less complex or problem solving in nature. Contacts others to share information, status, needs and issues in order to inform, gain input, and support decision-making.
  • Leadership and Talent Management: May provide guidance and assistance to entry-level professionals and / or employee in Support Career Stream.

Required Knowledge and Experience:

  • Requires practical knowledge and demonstrated competence within job area typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience.
  • Requires a University Degree and minimum of 2 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with 0 years of experience.
  • Strong mechanical engineering and design skills
  • Proficiency in SolidWorks
  • Basic machining skills
  • Ability to work in multiple phases of the design cycle
  • Knowledge of mechanical manufacturing processes is desired
  • Experience in product design is preferred
  • Ability to work in a team and maintain cross functional communication
  • Ability to operate basic test equipment such as an Instron is required

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