Paragon Europe is seeking to recruit a Senior Engineer in R&D for one of our clients within the Healthcare and Pharmaceutical industry.
The Senior R&D Engineer will be contributing to the design and development of new products or the sustainability of the existing product portfolio. In addition to providing technical support and service to these areas, the incumbent may also be entrusted with team leadership responsibilities
The job holder will be required to :
Perform standard engineering assignments which are typically a significant portion of a larger project. Select sound techniques to solve design problems and make design recommendations under the direction of the supervisor. Assess results for application, validity and conformance to specifications. Recommend material and process specifications.
Review direct reports quality of work (where applicable)
Utilize engineering tools to solve straightforward problems (e.g., FMEA, Finite Element Analysis, Process Modelling, Design of Experiments, Mold Flow, SPC).
Lead project teams and laboratory activities as needed to accomplish project objectives.
Monitor and report project costs including capital and cross-functional expenses. Estimate cost affected by design and/or policy changes. With supervisor, recommend capital expenditure for existing or enhanced products or operating processes.
Study and recommend techniques to improve existing products/processes.
Investigate new sources for raw materials or processes.
With supervisor, formulate and recommend engineering policies and technical work in accordance with project and business objectives.
Coach and mentor direct reports (where applicable) to enhance their development within the R&D organisation.
With supervisor, create/update development plans for direct reports (where applicable) in line with the R&D objectives.
Who you are?
B.S. in Engineering Hons and or related with 2-3 years experience.
Experience with medical devices or in a regulated environment desired.
Display a solid understanding of theories/practices utilized by other disciplines outside the primary area of expertise.
Good communication skills (emphasis on writing)
Effectively operate in and may facilitate cross-functional teams with guidance.
Must be able to provide solutions that reflect understanding business objectives and cost implications.